A shipwrecked golfer made the best of his tiny island.
When a cruise liner spotted his distress signals and sent a boat to investigate, the landing party was amazed to find a crude but recognizable nine-hole golf course that the castaway had played with driftwood woods, a whalebone and coral putter and balls carved out of pumice stone.
“Quite a layout,” said the officer in charge of the rescuers.
“You’re too kind. It’s very rough and ready,” the goatskin-clad golfer responded. Then he smiled slyly. “I am, however, quite proud of the water hazard.”
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