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When the two met post-round in the West Chester G&CC Mixed Grill, the
friendly banter commenced.
“The skin might have been worth all of $6 or $7, but you know how golfers
talk,” Fant said. “We lose a few dollars on a $2 Nassau and we act like they are
on food stamps for the next week.
“It’s not about the money but the verbal exchange after the round.”
The repartee went something like this:
Joe: “As you’re tax man, I didn’t want your income going way up, so I had to
cancel you out.”
Tom: “You just took some money out of my pocket. I am going to have to
In the meantime, word of the double-dip aces seemed to spread like a wild-
fire. The usual two dozen or so in attendance quickly doubled. The practice
areas and putting green cleared out as the prospect of free cocktails drew mem-
bers to the grill like moths to a flame.
“Everybody seemed to appreciate the fact that they were going to get a couple free drinks,” Drozd recalled.
“It turned into an instant party, so it was a good thing it was Friday,” Fant
agreed. “We were toasted quite a bit that night.”
Neil Geoghegan is a sports writer for Journal Register News Service and has
covered golf since 1993.
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