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    Re: Unfortunate names wrt golf

    The Northumberland & Durham Alliance, for many years, had a pair who played called Hooker & Socket.
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    Re: Unfortunate names wrt golf

    A tip to new golfers........don't try any of the above ' old jokes' if playing with experienced golfers as you will end up sounding like a right pratt.

    eg I first heard the Hitler one in the late 1950's and it was old then.

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    Re: Unfortunate names wrt golf

    The 'Sister-in-Law' is my particular favourite.
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    Re: Unfortunate names wrt golf

    Is my memory playing tricks but i seem to recall a Pro called Dennis Slicer?

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    Re: Unfortunate names wrt golf

    Going with what the original post was about i know a few. We have two Brothers at Nairn call Bunker and there were a couple of guys at Tain. One was Billy Duff and Bobby Shanks.
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    Re: Unfortunate names wrt golf

    Nearest the pin was won by a R.Sole
    (Doesn't narrow it down as there are quite a few &#128517

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    Re: Unfortunate names wrt golf

    Quote Originally Posted by Doon frae Troon View Post
    There was/is a decent Wiltshire golfer called Shanker.

    Do you mean Simon Shanks, Pro and dam fine coach at Bowood?
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