A husband reluctantly agreed to play with his wife in the couples Alternate Shot Tournament at his local country club.
He teed off on the first hole, which was a par four and hit a tremendous shot. The ball flew 300 yards straight down the middle of the fairway. He was well pleased with how this tournament was starting out.
When they reached the ball, the husband said to his wife, “Just hit the ball towards the green, anywhere around there will be fine”.
So, his wife took her club and proceeded to shank the ball deep into the woods.
Undaunted my her disastrous shot, the husband said, “That’s ok Sweetheart” and then spent a good five minutes looking for the ball.
He found it just in time, but the ball was in the most horrible position. She had shanked her shot so badly that from where the ball ended up, he could barely see the fairway.
So he played the shot of his life and by a miracle managed to get the ball within two feet of the hole.
He told his wife to just knock the ball into the hole.
His wife then proceeded to knock the ball completely off the green and in ended up in a bunker.
Still maintaining his composure, the husband summoned all of his skill and from the bunker he managed another miracle, with the ball landing on the green and rolling causally into the hole.
He took the ball out of the hole and while walking off the green, put his arm around his wife and calmly said, “Honey, that was a bogey five and that’s ok, but I think we can do better on the next hole”.
To which his wife replied, “Listen you numbnuts, don’t you complain to me, only 2 of those 5 shots were mine”.
Well, I’m not 100% certain, but I have reason to believe it wasn’t long after that when the fighting started.
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