The stunned golf course manager hadn't planned on opening up today, but if a couple of fools come calling, what the heck, go ahead, have at it, he said. Dudley and Stanley happily tightened their caps and prepared for a day that was expected to be very cold, wet and dark.
No rain, partly cloudy, wind not too biting and an occasional ray of sunshine to cheer the hackers working their way through the autumnal setting. Fallen leaves may obscure the balls, they also lend color to the best season of the year. Pros and cons. A glass half full.
Winter will come soon enough, make the best of what's here now.
|Solitary maple foreshadows season's end.|