Sports : Sand Trap Play
Sand Trap Play
An elderly man moved to a new town and joined the local Country Club. He
went to the Club for the first time to play but was told everyone
scheduled to play was already out on the course. He was so disappointed,
the Assistant Pro said he would play with him and would give him a 12
The old man said, "I really don't need a handicap. The only real problem
I have is getting out of sand traps."
They both played well. 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
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
The Assistant Pro was stunned. "Nice shot, but I thought you said you
have a problem getting out of sand traps."
"I do," replied the old man, "give me a hand!"