Man collapse, dies during golf game at 13th hole

TEOH PEI YING

KAJANG: An eatery owner collapsed and died while playing golf at a golf club in Saujana Impian this morning.

The 74-year-old from Taman Puteri, Batu 9 Cheras, was playing golf with three friends when he collapsed at 9.20am.

Kajang district police chief Assistant Commissioner Othman Nanyan said the incident took place near the 13th hole of the golf course.

He said that the paramedics pronounced him dead at the scene before his body was sent to the Kajang Hospital. It is understood that the victim suffered from high blood pressure.

Since this morning, photos of the incident have been widely circulated on social media, and as such, the police felt it necessary to issue a statement to clarify the matter.