Two elderly women rescued from quicksand while trying to retrieve ball on Melbourne golf course

By Cameron Phelps

The incident happened last week after a woman in her 80s attempted to retrieve her ball but became trapped in thick mud up to her waist. Photo/Instagram/brightongolfcourse
The incident happened last week after a woman in her 80s attempted to retrieve her ball but became trapped in thick mud up to her waist. Photo/Instagram/brightongolfcourse

Two elderly women have been rescued after becoming trapped in a drained out water hazard on a Melbourne golf course.

The women were playing at the Brighton golf course on March 30, when an woman in her 80s went searching for her ball, according to Daily Mail.

The woman was attempting to retrieve her ball from the hazard when she became stuck in quicksand, according to 3AW.

The woman's friend a lady in her 70s attempted to help her but also became stuck in the thick mud.

Ambulance Victoria confirmed to Daily Mail Australia that they were called to the course where they found the woman in her 80s stuck waist-deep in mud.

Melbourne Fire Brigade also attended the incident and helped free the women from the quicksand.

Both woman were assessed at the scene and no further action was deemed necessary.

- Daily Mail

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