Do you ever get lucky?

My 68-year-old father-in-law does. This picture is proof. He seems to have a golden touch. And his birthday round at Macau Golf & Country yesterday was no exception.

He was out of bounds on a par 3 and holed this shot from 150 yards out. He parred after taking a penalty!

That’s basically how the day went…he’s a 25 handicap. Neither of us had played the course. No practice. Borrowed clubs. He golfs 3-4 times per year MAX (and I haven’t picked up clubs since playing with Aaron Chang 4 years ago.)

It defies the odds. But it doesn’t just happen on the course. This guy hits the money shot constantly: dice games, betting pools, et al.

He’s got a hot hand…

Do you know anyone like this?

Does it drive you crazy?

Me? I’m cool with it. You know what they say, “better to be lucky than good”

…perhaps I should rub his tummy before heading to the office 🙂

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