Ernestine Northover

Rookie - 110 Points (25th March 1943)

Take A Bow!


When you're feeling way above 'par',
And your golf ball is travelling far,
With a 'birdie' to give you a start,
Golfing is an art.

When an 'eagle' soars high in the sky,
As within a deep 'bunker' you try,
To extricate neatly your ball,
Golfing is the call.

When your 'club' just doesn't impel
Your first 'shot' to go very well,
You can't always 'iron' out the fault,
Golfing is difficult.

Now the 'swing' that keeps the ball rolling,
Will need some careful controlling, .
But then down the 'fairway' it flies,
Golfing is exercise.

When you 'angle' your ball at the 'flag',
And you suddenly encounter a snag,
Once the ball goes straight in the 'hole',
Golfing is your goal.

If you're 'putting' well, out on the green,
And your 'stroke' is one worth being seen,
Then go on my friend, take a bow,
Golfing is a WOW!

Submitted: Saturday, July 22, 2006
Edited: Wednesday, August 18, 2010

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  • Rookie Emma Johnson (7/22/2006 11:49:00 AM)

    Absolutely 'wow'. This should be hung on the wall of every golfing club. Thank you for elating us with your writing. Love, Susie xxx. (Report) Reply

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