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Two injured as pigs storm golf course in West Yorkshire

Written by on November 24, 2021

Two people have been injured after two large pigs charged on to a golf course in West Yorkshire.

The hogs caused chaos at the Lightcliffe Golf Club, Calderdale, by storming the green and knocking over bags.

Club professional David Mckidd, 40, said the two black pigs were first spotted on the course on Sunday, injuring a golfer by causing cuts to his leg.

Pigs takeover Lightcliffe golf course in west Yorkshire.
Image: ‘We don’t know where they came from’ said Club president Philip Marshall

They later returned on Tuesday and injured a male worker at the club who had attempted to usher them off the course.

Both people suffered minor injuries on their legs and were treated in hospital for protection against tetanus, Mr Mckidd said.

Pigs takeover Lightcliffe Golf Club
Image: The pigs dug holes in one of the courses before finally being caught by police

The pigs damaged one of the greens by digging small holes before being caught by police on Knowle Top Road yesterday.

The club was forced to close last night for safety measures but has since reopened.

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