‘Influencer’ Faces Criminal Charges For Hitting Golf Ball Into Grand Canyon

Golf ball resting against pin and about to drop into hole

At a glance

  • A TikTok influencer who filmed herself drilling a golf ball into the Grand Canyon is now facing criminal charges over the stunt, authorities said.
  • The golfer, who has nearly 7 million followers on the social media platform, drew swift backlash over the antics and was reported to Grand Canyon Park Service, the agency said.
  • She also allegedly threw her golf club into the canyon near Mather Point after hitting the ball, the national park said in a Thursday statement posted to Facebook.
  • “Do we really need to say, ‘don’t hit golf balls into the Grand Canyon?’” the park asked.

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