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    Tour Winner JohnnyDee's Avatar
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    Golfing "Bon mots"

    Has anyone a particular favourite or heard a new one? Please try and keep it to one per post to widen the net.

    One I heard recently which did give me a chuckle was when I asked a member in the car park how he played.

    "I had more hits than The Beatles out there!" he replied.


    It might be old but I'd never heard it before
    I used to have a signature until it became unfashionable.

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    Ryder Cup Winner fundy's Avatar
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    Re: Golfing "Bon mots"

    An Arsene Wenger, every saw where it went but you!
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    Re: Golfing "Bon mots"

    In Matchplay " That's within the circle of friendship "

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    Re: Golfing "Bon mots"

    please no.

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    Re: Golfing "Bon mots"

    "Is that a dead sheep?" when you leave a putt short and its Still Ewe
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    • Driver - Titleist 913D2 9.5° - Diamana 62 S+ Blue
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    Re: Golfing "Bon mots"

    After hitting a ball into deep rough... 'don't bother looking for that, you could wrap it in bacon and even Lassie wouldn't find it!'
    Handicap 13.5

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    Re: Golfing "Bon mots"

    A "Sally Gunnell" ... a shot that's not very pretty, but it runs and runs.

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    Re: Golfing "Bon mots"

    Feed the fish as the white orb sails effortlessly into the lake/pond

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    Re: Golfing "Bon mots"

    Quote Originally Posted by Canary Kid View Post
    A "Sally Gunnell" ... a shot that's not very pretty, but it runs and runs.
    The rather more tasteful alternative to this (or the Liz McColgan/Sonia O'Sullivan for other areas of UK) somewhat derogatory/unkind comment is.....

    'The Son-in-Law' - Not quite what you had in mind!
    Adams Speedline 9.5* Tech Rul 54 S
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    Adams XTD TI 15* set to 16.5* Matrix Red Tie 70S
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    Adams XTD TI 23* at 24* Matrix Red Tie S
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    Ia Ora Te Natura
    E Mea Arofa Teie Ao Nei

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    Re: Golfing "Bon mots"

    I have a friend who uses one that I fear would invite an immediate lifetime ban from the Forum and could only be repeated at a meet.

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