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For What It’s Worth: Appraisal and Golf – July 2014

“For What It’s Worth” is a monthly newsletter written by Director Rand Curtiss.

I spend much of summer on the golf course, not because I play often, but because when I do, given my handicap (bad driving, bad irons, and bad short game), a round takes hours!  As I tramp over hill and dale searching (usually without success) for my ball, I have a lot … a lot … of time to think about the similarities between my avocation and my vocation:


If you choose the wrong … you will get in trouble
Your chances of a … are minuscule
Universally accepted conclusion
Good shot
The most dramatic competition is usually …
Court testimony
Match play
“Do-overs” are called …
Add-backs or recasting
It is televised on …
The Antiques Roadshow
Numerous channels
The most helpful high-tech gadget is a …
Personal computer Laser range-finder
Real professionals …
Clearly explain what they do
Make it look easy
To get certified you must pass … Peer review Q-School


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