Here is his poem:
(In Golf birdie has a special meaning. It refers to the score of
one-under, one better than par for the hole)
14 clubs, that’s the maximum allowed
Steeped with rules and regulations than most
Timing to be on the tee-box to the dot
Not to be late for any scheduled stops
The young and old if you have the will
You can start at the cradle for the feel
Of clubs or the myriads of balls available
You can still swing at 80 if you are able
A game most fair to all irrespective of skill
A handicap system creates a level playing field
A lower handicapped can still win the match
The system supports fairness the way it is played
It is the easiest of games so said the Pro
The ball is stationary that you must know
Just take your stance and tee-off as normal
The same all the way until you reach the 18th hole
Not the whole truth as the game is not just physical
The difficulties are related more to a game of mental
Getting good scores of pars, birdies, eagles or a hole-in-one
Nerves of steel are needed but that ‘s where all the fun
It is a frustrating game as we all had sadly experienced
But the prize-money of sweat and tears count into millions
The new Tigers, Rory McIlroy and Yani Tseng are on the rise
Lurking in the shadows though Woods can still spring a surprise
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