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Twas The Night Before Q-School

On the eve of the final PGA Tour Qualifying School that will offer the chance to play in The Show, PGA Tour player Bob Estes sent in this homage to the competitors and the institution. Thanks Bob!

Twas the night before Q School
And no player could sleep.
Thoughts of big numbers
Make it hard to count sheep!

But you've practiced and practiced.
You've paid all your dues.
You were very prepared
And cruised through stage two.

Now to the Finals
Where dreams can come true!
No wife. No kids,
Just your caddy & you.

So you're six arounds away
From fortune and fame.
A return to the "minors"
Would be nothing but lame!

Talent and patience
Are each day required.
Finish real high
And the Tour says,"You're hired!"

So good luck to all.
I've been there before.
It's your last chance to do it.
It ain't happenin' no more!

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Reader Comments (6)

Okay, Estes is back in the cool column after his recent presidential tweet fiasco.
11.27.2012 | Unregistered Commenterol Harv
Could use Scansion 101. But not bad for a golfer.
11.27.2012 | Unregistered CommenterGhillie
@Harv----Bob was not a hater on the Prez. You need to reread his posts.

@Bob-- Nice--I like your closing verse., as sad, but true as it is.

@Ghillie You are welcome to critique my little ditty in the Old Course/twitter thread.
11.27.2012 | Unregistered Commenterdigsouth
Thanks @Ghillie but I'll worry about Scansion when I can't make a living playing golf anymore. Hope you liked it!
11.27.2012 | Unregistered CommenterBob Estes
Nicely done! And most important of all - Hook 'em, Horns!
11.27.2012 | Unregistered CommenterRickABQ
We poets certainly appreciate the abundant use of Exclamation Points!
11.27.2012 | Unregistered Commenterbenseattle

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