A man was at the country club for his daily round of golf.
He began his round with an eagle on the first hole and a birdie the second.
On the third hole he had just scored his first ever hole in one when his
cell phone rang. It was a doctor notifying him that his wife had just been
in a terrible accident and was in critical condition and in the ICU.
The man told the doctor to inform his wife where he was and that the he'd
be there as soon as possible. As he hung up he realized he was leaving what
was shaping up to be his best ever round of golf.
He decided to get in a couple of more holes before heading to the hospital.
He ended up finishing all eighteen. He finished his round shooting a
personal best 61 shattering the club record by five strokes and beating his
previous best game by more than 10. He was jubilant; then he remembered his
Feeling guilty he dashed to the hospital. He saw the doctor in the corridor
and asked about his wife's condition.
The doctor glared at him and shouted, "You went ahead and finished your
round of golf didn't you? - I hope you're proud of yourself! - While you
were out for the past four hours enjoying yourself at the country club your
wife has been languishing in the ICU! It's just as well you went ahead and
finished that round because it will be more than likely your last! For the
rest of her life she will require 'round the clock care - And you'll be her
The man was feeling so guilty he broke down and sobbed.
The doctor started to snicker and said, "Just kidding - She died more than
two hours ago - What'd you shoot?"
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