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A PERSONALIZED HISTORY OF SCOTTISH GOLF OR YOU'LL NOT DO THAT HERE, LADDIE
Dan Jenkins
August 11, 1969
It is statute an ordinit that in na place of the realme be there usit...Golfe or uther sik unprofitabill sportis. —JAMES IV to Parliament in Edinburgh May 16, 1491
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August 11, 1969

A Personalized History Of Scottish Golf Or You'll Not Do That Here, Laddie

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He thought a minute and said, "I reckon par to be about 74 today."

"What was it yesterday, for instance?" I asked.

"Oh, in that wind, par must have been 77 or so."

I said, "Well, I think I just made an eagle."

"You did na make an eagle, Sir," he said.

"A birdie?"

"Not exactly a birdie with the helpin' wind, Sir."

"A par?"

"Oh, much better than a par, it was," he said.

"So what the damn hell was it, James Cagney?"

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