He went to the Country Club for the first time to play a round of golf, but was told that everyone scheduled to play was already out on the course.
He was so disappointed, tat the assistant golf pro said he would play with him and would give him a 12 stroke handicap.
The 80 year old thanked the golf pro and said: “I really don’t need a handicap. The only real problem I have is getting out of sand traps.”
Well, they both played well and the old man was enjoying his first round of golf in a while.
Coming into the par three 18th they were even.
The pro had a nice drive to mid-fairway and would be able to get on the green with the next stroke and then putt for a par with the following play.
The old man hit a long drive, and the ball landed in one of the two sand traps around the hole.
Shooting from the sand trap on his second stroke, he hit a high ball which landed on the green and rolled right into the hole!
The assistant golf pro was stunned. “Nice shot, but I thought you said you have a problem getting out of sand traps.”
“I do, replied the 80 year old man. “Give me a hand, will you.”
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