Here we go with another word selection to get our minds working.
It was only a short course of 9 holes and a lot of deals had been struck over a game.
A groan escaped his lips when his ball failed to still on the opposite bank and rolled into the murky depths of the lake where he would never find it.
It was a sure sign that he was not going to beat his opponent, but uttering an oath, he was convinced he could use that to his advantage as the luncheon bell began to chime.
He was beginning to melt in the heat anyway and could always say the shimmer of the reflected sun on the water affected his aim.