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. THE BRIDGE PLAYER AS GOLFER.

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THE BRIDGE PLAYER AS GOLFER. It has often been remarked how the games of bridge and golf seem to go to- gether. A man who is keen on the one game is almost certain to be keen on the other. Keenness, however, does not necessarily carry proficiency with it, as the following anecdote will illustrate. A well-known bridge player, staying in the country with a party of golf en- thusiasts, was asked whether he played golf. He said, "Yes, I am very fond of it," and he was promptly challenged to take part in a foursome on the golf links. The challenge was accepted and a match was arranged for the next day, a con- siderable amount of money being betted on it. Arrived on the scene of action, our friend's partner drove a good ball from the first tee, leaving him with a good lie for the second stroke. The proper club, a brassie, was handed to him. He addressed the ball in great style, squared his shoulders, and smote an almighty smite, but, alas! he missed the ball alto- gether, and cut about a foot and a half of turf out of the ground. His partner, grievously disappointed, gazed at him, more in sorrow than in anger, and said, quietly, "Having no spade, partnerl"-W. Dalton, in the "Strand Magazine."

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