Golf Rules OK

A recent letter to The Times on the subject of golf:

Apropos the death of an angler in the excitement of hooking a salmon, golf can be equally hazardous.  I was once called when an elderly golfer sank a last putt to score a net 65, by far the best score of his life, and promptly collapsed and died.  It was a double tragedy.  He hadn’t signed his card, and under the rules was disqualified.  I put it to the committee that if it was possible to win the Victoria Cross posthumously, surely the same could apply to the monthly medal.  They were unmoved.

Erl Annesley (retired GP)


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