from: Drew Taylor, Nexstar media cable
Posted: 09/20/2021 / 11:16 PM CDT
Updated: 09/20/2021 / 11:16 p.m. CDT
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) – A body was found Monday morning in a water hazard on the golf course of an Alabama country club.
According to the Cullman County Coroner’s Office, the body of John Anthony Clark, 51, was found by Cullman in a pond at Terri Pines Country Club in Cullman at around 8 a.m. on Monday.
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Clark was known in the area for hauling golf balls out of the pond, according to Sgt. Adam Clark of the Cullman Police Department. Clark said he was found with a golf ball in hand.
“We’re pretty sure it’ll count as accidental drowning,” said Clark.
According to police, Clark went missing on Friday.
“He went out one night and never came back,” said Clark.
Police continued to investigate Clark’s death on Monday.