The v2 Forum
Would you like to react to this message? Create an account in a few clicks or log in to continue.

Only an excuse......

+4
golfermartin
pedro
super_realist
Nay
8 posters

Go down

Only an excuse...... Empty Only an excuse......

Post by Nay Mon 04 Jan 2016, 7:35 pm

I am currently reading a book Too Many Clubs Not Enough Balls. Its a comedy about a man who takes up golf and joins his first club.

One bit particularly struck a cord when he was advised that you wont improve without a good excuse whether its as simple as the wind changed on me, im not used to this type of ball to the more extreme of i can't get used to these calm conditions, i play my best stuff in a gale.

So whats the worst excuse you have used and the best you have heard for a bad shot or round..

Nay

Posts : 4578
Join date : 2011-01-28
Age : 39
Location : Scotland

Back to top Go down

Only an excuse...... Empty Re: Only an excuse......

Post by super_realist Mon 04 Jan 2016, 7:36 pm

We have a rule that all excuses have to be aired in the car park, anything after that point is inadmissible.

super_realist

Posts : 27798
Join date : 2011-01-29
Location : Edinburgh

Back to top Go down

Only an excuse...... Empty Re: Only an excuse......

Post by pedro Mon 04 Jan 2016, 8:03 pm

super_realist wrote:We have a rule that all excuses have to be aired in the car park, anything after that point is inadmissible.
Doesn't work for Mac then. You'd have to include the bus stop.

pedro

Posts : 7240
Join date : 2011-01-27

Back to top Go down

Only an excuse...... Empty Re: Only an excuse......

Post by golfermartin Tue 05 Jan 2016, 8:51 am

One guy I played with once (single figure) hit a shot off one tee which was basically topped straight along the ground into the rough and his immediate comment was "there must be something wrong with that ball - I hit that perfectly!" And he was being serious. I just cracked up.

golfermartin

Posts : 696
Join date : 2011-01-28
Age : 65
Location : Sidcup, Kent

Back to top Go down

Only an excuse...... Empty Re: Only an excuse......

Post by Roller_Coaster Tue 05 Jan 2016, 9:01 am

Mate once carved one out of town and claimed distraction by a passing cloud.

Roller_Coaster

Posts : 2572
Join date : 2012-06-27

Back to top Go down

Only an excuse...... Empty Re: Only an excuse......

Post by puligny Tue 05 Jan 2016, 9:04 am

"Wasn't expecting fescue grass" - not me but it is now the default excuse among some of my pals!

puligny

Posts : 1159
Join date : 2011-01-27

Back to top Go down

Only an excuse...... Empty Re: Only an excuse......

Post by Roller_Coaster Wed 06 Jan 2016, 4:27 pm

puligny wrote:"Wasn't expecting fescue grass" - not me but it is now the default excuse among some of my pals!

pfft - use a fescue wood!

Roller_Coaster

Posts : 2572
Join date : 2012-06-27

Back to top Go down

Only an excuse...... Empty Re: Only an excuse......

Post by George1507 Wed 06 Jan 2016, 5:49 pm

"The least thing upset him on the links. He missed short putts because of the uproar of the butterflies in the adjoining meadows."

PG Wodehouse

George1507

Posts : 1334
Join date : 2011-01-27

Back to top Go down

Only an excuse...... Empty Re: Only an excuse......

Post by Roller_Coaster Thu 07 Jan 2016, 2:03 pm

They are noisy c**ts, those butterflies.

Roller_Coaster

Posts : 2572
Join date : 2012-06-27

Back to top Go down

Only an excuse...... Empty Re: Only an excuse......

Post by super_realist Thu 07 Jan 2016, 2:10 pm

I made Monty top it once at the Dunhill.

super_realist

Posts : 27798
Join date : 2011-01-29
Location : Edinburgh

Back to top Go down

Only an excuse...... Empty Re: Only an excuse......

Post by raycastleunited Thu 07 Jan 2016, 2:20 pm

I remember Monty going mental at some spectators moving when I was standing on the tee watching him at the French Open. They were 300 yards up the fairway.

raycastleunited

Posts : 3373
Join date : 2011-03-22
Location : North London

Back to top Go down

Only an excuse...... Empty Re: Only an excuse......

Post by Sponsored content


Sponsored content


Back to top Go down

Back to top

- Similar topics

 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum