Denise Drysdale has been rushed to the hospital and is undergoing surgery today after injuring herself on the set of Channel 7’s new show Holey Moley. According to a News.com.au report, Studio 10 entertainment reporter Craig Bennett spoke about the incident live on air this morning, revealing the 71-year-old “took a tumble”.
“She’s wound up doing herself a terrible damage,” he said. “She’s in [the] hospital now, she’s going to be OK.”
Meanwhile, Studio 10 co-host Sarah Harris also confirmed the news this morning, saying that “she will have surgery today so it’s serious”.
It’s not clear what Drysdale’s role will be on the upcoming extreme mini-golf competition series. According to a Channel 7 press release, popular presenter Sonia Kruger, 7News sports anchor, Matt Shirvington will join legendary golfer Greg Norman and American actor and comedian Rob Riggle on the new show.
“Holey Moley sees mini golf lovers from around Australia competing head-to-head on the unparalleled, larger-than-life obstacle mini-golf course,” Channel 7 said in a statement. “They’ll face out-of-this-world putting and physical challenges while they attempt to complete the course and reach the daunting final hole.”
More to come.