Florida Golf Hazard

Why you shouldn’t go looking for the golf balls hit “Out of Bounds”



This 15 foot Eastern Diamondback rattlesnake was found near the
St. Augustine outlet, in a new subdivision just south of Jacksonville, Florida.
One bite from a snake of this size would contain enough venom to kill over 40 full grown men.
Florida Golf Snake Hazard

This snake is estimated to have weighed over 170 pounds.
A snake this size has an approximately 5 1/2 foot accurate striking distance.
The distance for an average size rattlesnake is about 2 feet.


The head of this snake alone is larger than the hand of a normal-sized man.
The knife being used to draw out the fangs has a blade around 6 inches long.


Is this a hoax?

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Even snakes are afraid of snakes. - Steven Wright

A cat bitten once by a snake dreads even rope. - Arab Proverb

Real golfers don't miss putts, they get robbed. - Unknown

It's hotter than a snake's ass in a wagon rut. - Robin Williams

The uglier a man's legs are, the better he plays golf. - H G Wells

Hold me, grip me, cherish me, pretend that I'm a golf club! - Unknown

If it weren't for golf, I'd probably be a caddie today. - George Archer

Real golfers don't cry when they line up their fourth putt. - Unknown

The only time my prayers are never answered is on the golf course. - Billy Graham

If Adam and Eve were alive today, they would probably sue the snake. - Bern Williams

You realize just how bad a golfer you are when you play with Freddie. - Donald Trump

Income tax has made more liars out of the American people than golf has. - Will Rogers

If you break 100, watch your golf. If you break 80, watch your business. - Joey Adams

How has retirement affected my golf game? A lot more people beat me now. - Dwight D Eisenhower

I know I am getting better at golf because I am hitting fewer spectators. - Gerald R. Ford

In golf as in life, it's the follow-through that makes the difference. - Unknown

When the snake is in the house, one need not discuss the matter at length. - African Saying

If you see a snake, just kill it - don't appoint a committee on snakes. - H. Ross Perot

Retirement means no pressure, no stress, no heartache... unless you play golf. - Gene Perret

Fear is a tyrant and a despot, more terrible than the rack, more potent than the snake. - Edgar Wallace

I like to keep a bottle of stimulant handy in case I see a snake, which I also keep handy. - WC Fields

Marriage is like putting your hand into a bag of snakes in the hope of pulling out an eel. - Leonardo da Vinci

Sometimes the game of golf is just too difficult to endure with a golf club in your hands. - Bobby Jones

It is almost impossible to remember how tragic a place the world is when one is playing golf. - Robert Lynd

I have a tip that can take five strokes off anyone's golf game. It's called an eraser. - Arnold Palmer

Fear can't hurt you. When it washes over you, give it no power. it's a snake with no venom. - Maureen Johnson

I played golf. I didn't get a hole in one, but I did hit a guy. That's way more satisfying. - Mitch Hedberg

Don't you just hate it when you try to think of something other than golf... and you can't? - Mike Purkey

Of all the useless things a person can do, limerick writing is right up there with golf and fishing. - Garrison Keillor

Give me golf clubs, fresh air and a beautiful partner, and you can keep the clubs and the fresh air. - Jack Benny

The reason your golf pro tells you to keep your head down is so that you can't see him laughing. - Phyllis Diller

If you watch a game, it's fun. If you play it, it's recreation. If you work at it, it's golf. - Bob Hope

The place of the father in the modern suburban family is a very small one, particularly if he plays golf. - Bertrand Russell

Give me my golf clubs, fresh air, and a beautiful partner, and you can keep my golf clubs and the fresh air. - Jack Benny

Long ago, when men cursed and beat the ground with sticks, it was called witchcraft. Today, it's called golf. - Unknown

One lesson you better learn if you want to be in politics is that you never go out on a golf course and beat the President. - Lyndon B. Johnson

I have no fear of losing my life - if I have to save a koala or a crocodile or a kangaroo or a snake, mate, I will save it. - Steve Irwin

I still play hockey every now and then, and I still golf. But my biggest exercise is walking my big dog in the park every day. - Michael J. Fox

Learning to play golf is like learning to play the violin. It's not only difficult to do, it's very painful to everyone around you. - Hal Linden

I don't know him very well... I've played him at golf and beat him badly both times, and I think that probably had a negative impact on him. - Donald Trump


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23-Jul-2017