Teen Pulls More Than 50,000 Golf Balls from Ocean Near Golf Courses
Two years ago, a central California teen began what NPR calls a "Sisyphean task"—hauling hundreds of pounds of golf balls off the ocean floor, only to have them reenter the sea as golfers from five nearby golf courses (including Pebble Beach) hit them right back in. Alex Weber was just 16 when she first discovered the shocking sight while free diving. "You couldn't see the sand," she says, noting the seafloor was "completely white" from the sheer number of balls.
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