By J. D. Winter
Cow Pasture Pool: golfing at the Muni-tour is a light-hearted examine how participants of this loose-knit journey workforce play the sport: which of the principles of golfing they abide via and which they decide to forget about. It humorously appears at wagers, "hustlers", gear, gown codes (and loss of them), and personalities at the tour.Interspersed all through are a laugh stories and anecdotes, besides authentic tales that mix to make this the whole booklet of golfing -- maybe even the final word golf ebook on the grounds that "no holes are barred".
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When a person hits to the wrong green and must play back to the correct one, or climbs the fence to get a six-pack Page 10 from across the street from the course, it slows things down. You don't dare to try and play through. This courtesy is offered occasionally at a country club, but to attempt to play through on a municipal could mean a fight. Delays can also be caused by do-overs. A starter is assigned to the first tee at a country club, and each golfer is allowed to hit only one ball from there, as the rules of golf stipulate.
His shoulders first, then down to his arms. The blade of his club brushed against the ball, not once, but twice, moving it inches each time. John now lay four and had lost the hole and the match. The anguish on his face when he looked up was not a pretty sight to see. John didn't utter a word. He just dropped his putter and walked off the course. He left all his clubs, and as far as I know, never came back for them. I never saw John again after that day. On the opposite side of the coin from a pigeon you have what is known as a hustler.
Title. Winter All Rights Reserved Republic of Texas Press is an imprint of Wordware Publishing, Inc. No part of this book may be reproduced in any form or by any means without permission in writing from Wordware Publishing, Inc. , at 1506 Capital Avenue, Plano, Texas 75074. Telephone inquiries may be made by calling: (214) 423-0090 Page iii Contents Introduction iv Chapter 1 An Overview of the Muni-tour 1 Chapter 2 What Golf Is All About 5 Chapter 3 How the Game Is Played 13 Chapter 4 Golf Can Be Hazardous 21 Chapter 5 Tools of the Trade 25 Chapter 6 How the Muni-tour Is Played 31 Chapter 7 Hustlers 39 Chapter 8 Some Classic Hustles 47 Chapter 9 Gamesmanship 55 Chapter 10 Fine Points of the Game 61 Chapter 11 Preparation to Play 69 Chapter 12 Contrast in Swings 77 Chapter 13 "Rub of the Green" 85 Chapter 14 Outside Influences 93 Chapter 15 Variations of the Game 99 Chapter 16 The Most Difficult Club in the Bag to Master 109 Chapter 17 Evolution of Equipment 119 Chapter 18 Caddies 127 Chapter 19 What Makes Golf Unique 135 Chapter 20 Classic Bets 143 Chapter 21 Refinements of the Game 151 Epilogue 153 Page iv Introduction Golfers, no matter what their degree of expertise in the game, believe deep down that only one or two little things separate them from being able to play the game with the same skill as the best in the world.