1940 English Golf Rules

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Golf Rules in England during World War II


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I speak two languages, English and Body. - Mae West

Real golfers don't miss putts, they get robbed. - Unknown

Appropriate rules cultivate a disciplined character. - Bill Welker

He speaks English, Spanish, and he's bilingual too. - Don King

If there is any larceny in a man, golf will bring it out. - Paul Gallico

Experience shows that exceptions are as true as the rules. - Edith Ronald Mirrielees

The income tax has made liars out of more Americans than golf. - Will Rogers

Are we playing Men's Rules today or do we count every putt? - Unknown

War has rules, mud wrestling has rules - politics has no rules. - Ross Perot

Golf is a game where the ball lies poorly, and the players well. - Unknown

When I die, bury me on the golf course so my husband will visit. - Unknown

Rules of society are nothing; one's conscience is the umpire. - Madame Dudevant

In England there are sixty different religions and only one sauce. - Francesco Caracciolo

England and America are two countries separated by a common language. - George Bernard Shaw

Rules are made for people who aren't willing to make up their own. - Chuck Yeager

Civilization - a heap of rubble scavenged by scrawny English Lit. vultures. - Malcolm Muggeridge

Show me a good loser and I'll show you a man playing golf with his boss. - Unknown

The fewer rules a coach has, the fewer rules there are for players to break. - John Madden

I believe in rules. If there weren't any rules, how could you break them? - Leo Durocher

Retirement means no pressure, no stress, no heartache... unless you play golf. - Gene Perret

The most beautiful words in the English language are "cheque enclosed". - Dorothy Parker

If you think it's hard to meet new people, try picking up the wrong golf ball. - Jack Lemmon

The funniest line in English is "Get it?" When you say that, everyone chortles. - Garrison Keillor

One of the quickest ways to meet new people is to pick up the wrong ball on a golf course. - Unknown

There are three basic rules for great comedy. Unfortunately no-one can remember what they are. - Arthur Smith

I have a tip that can take five strokes off anyone's golf game. It's called an eraser. - Arnold Palmer

They say that life is a lot like golf - don't believe them. Golf is a lot more complicated. - Gardner Dickinson

The New England Journal of Medicine reports that 9 out of 10 doctors agree that 1 out of 10 doctors is an idiot. - Jay Leno

If it is good to have one foot in England, it is still better, or at least as good, to have the other out of it. - Henry James

If you find yourself saying, "But I can't speak English...", try adding the word "... yet". - Jane Revell

I have certain rules I live by. My first rule: I don't believe anything the government tells me. Nothing. Zero. - George Carlin

No bum that can't speak poifect English oughta stay in this country - oughta be de-exported the hell outta here! - Archie Bunker

If one could only teach the English how to talk, and the Irish how to listen, society here would be quite civilized. - Oscar Wilde

Isn't it a very curious thing that St. Patrick drove the snakes out of Ireland an' the English brought in the fleas. - Frank McCourt

I still play hockey every now and then, and I still golf. But my biggest exercise is walking my big dog in the park every day. - Michael J. Fox

Golf is a game whose aim is to hit a very small ball into an even smaller hole, with weapons singularly ill designed for the purpose. - Winston Churchill

Cricket - a game which the English, not being a spiritual people, have invented in order to give themselves some conception of eternity. - Lord Mancroft

If Obama resigns from office NOW, thereby doing a great service to the country, I will give him free lifetime golf at any one of my courses. - Donald Trump

Lincolnshire is the Idaho of England. You were either going to drive a tractor for the rest of your life or head for the city to work in a factory. - Bernie Taupin

I don't know him very well... I've played him at golf and beat him badly both times, and I think that probably had a negative impact on him. - Donald Trump


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