83-year-old man drowns in pond at Florida golf course

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An 83-year-old man drowned in a pond at a Florida golf course on Saturday morning, a report mentioned.

The senior citizen was making an attempt to retrieve a hat from a pond at Wycliffe Golf & Nation Membership in Wellington when he went below, the Palm Beach Post reported, citing authorities.

A close-by golfer tried to rescue the man, however couldn’t discover him, the report mentioned.

The man was later discovered by first responders submerged about 15 ft from land.

He had been {golfing} with three different individuals at the time of the tragedy, the report mentioned.