“My Life as a Golf Marshall” : Tales From The Edge :Bap…. Right in the Eye!

A golfer related to me a potentially fatal story with a happy ending. He was playing with a golfer who set up behind the tee box instead of being aligned with it. Well as golf goes shots go to and fro in a crazy way and his big drive hit the ceramic post on the tee box and popped him the eye and down he went “like a sack of potatoes”. A rescue posse was sent and lots of ice later he continued his game! This reminds me of the time I was hit in the chest by a nasty slice by someone in my foursome. A crazy angle and an “impossible slice” which as it turned out was not so impossible. Such pain! A valuable learning experience. Stand behind the hitter lest you be hit. 15 inches of difference and my face may have been shattered. I went to a doctor the next day and he had a chuckle at my third breast and apologized profusely telling me at medical school he had studied a golfer hit in the face by a golf ball. His face was ruined. Golfers take care!

Published by Robert K Stephen (CSW)

Robert K Stephen writes about food and drink, travel, and lifestyle issues. He is one of the few non-national writers to be certified as a wine specialist by the Society of Wine Educators, in Washington, DC. Robert was the first associate member of the Wine Writers’ Circle of Canada. He also holds a Mindfulness Certification from the University of Leiden and the University of Toronto. Be it Spanish cured meat, dried fruit, BBQ, or recycled bamboo place mats, Robert endeavours to escape the mundane, which is why he has established this publication. His motto is, "Have Story, Will Write."

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