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Canada Porsche lands in pond at Calgary golf course

14:51  10 july  2018
14:51  10 july  2018 Source:   globalnews.ca

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EDITOR’S NOTE: Information in this article was originally attributed to the owner of the Porsche . The information actually came from the golf course ’s head pro. The article has since been corrected and we apologize for the error. A car wound up in a pond at a Calgary golf course on Monday afternoon.

A car wound up in a pond at a Calgary golf course Monday afternoon. The owner of the Porsche told Global News they left the vehicle in neutral in the parking lot to go practice on the putting green when it started to roll down the The Calgary Fire Department tried to get the car out but it sunk to the bottom.

A car plunged into a lake at a Calgary golf course Monday afternoon. © Global News A car plunged into a lake at a Calgary golf course Monday afternoon.

EDITOR'S NOTE: Information in this article was originally attributed to the owner of the Porsche. The information actually came from the golf course's head pro. The article has since been corrected and we apologize for the error.

A car wound up in a pond at a Calgary golf course on Monday afternoon.

The head pro at Canyon Meadows Golf Club told Global News they believe a golfer left the vehicle in neutral in the parking lot to go practice somewhere on the course when it started to roll down the hill.

The car picked up speed as it hit the water, then floated towards the middle of the pond.

The Canyon Meadows Golf Club was closed for maintenance at the time. No one was injured.

The Calgary Fire Department tried to get the car out but it sunk to the bottom of the pond. A fire official told Global News they believe the parking brake was used but may have failed.

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