Sports : The Tree Challenge
The Tree Challenge
A young man was about to play golf when an old gentleman shuffled onto
the tee and asked if he could accompany him.
Eventually on the 9th fairway the young man found himself with a tough
shot. There was a large pine tree directly between his ball and the
The old man said, "You know, when I was your age I'd hit the ball right
over that tree."
With that challenge placed before him, the youngster swung hard and
hit the ball, which smacked solidly into the tree and dropped to the
ground about one foot from where it had started.
The old man remarked, "Of course, when I was your age that tree was only
3 feet tall."