Crews work to rescue hawk stuck in Topgolf’s net for hours

Crews work to rescue hawk stuck in Topgolf’s net for hours

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WMBF) – Some people who went to Topgolf Myrtle Beach on Monday left concerned for a hawk that was caught up in its netting.

A couple of viewers reached out to WMBF News after they noticed the hawk was stuck and in distress. One viewer said she learned from employees that the hawk had been stuck since at least 3 p.m.

VIDEO: Hawk stuck in net at Topgolf Myrtle Beach

WMBF News reached out to Topgolf’s corporate office who said that their team is aware of the hawk and have contacted local authorities and a local wildlife rescue team.

“The local wildlife rescue team will be out as soon as possible with their trained professionals to remove the bird,” said Topgolf Communications Manager Morgan Schaaf. “We apologize for any inconvenience this might have caused our Guests and are working diligently to rescue the hawk.”

A local wildlife rescuer sent WMBF News pictures and video of the Myrtle Beach Fire Department backing their ladder truck onto the golfing area and attempting to rescue the stuck hawk.

WMBF News will bring you updates on the hawk’s rescue.

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