In golf, as in most sports, it’s important to follow the rules when you compete. (Mostly.)
Unfortunately (or fortunately, depending on how you look at it), following the rules is not my strong suit (not in games, not in sports, and especially not in life generally).
That’s probably why I ended up breaking the rules and being disqualified In my maiden tourney. (So far I haven’t been disqualified from life, but who knows what lies ahead…)
Interestingly, I subsequently learned I needn’t have been disqualified from the tournament, having followed the proper corrective procedure after the initial infraction.
This rule-breaking experience reminded me of some random life lessons, which I thought worth sharing: Continue reading