Play It As It Lies…
"Talk about hitting into the rough. [L]ocal golfer [Harold Parris] recently landed his ball in one of the more difficult lies of his golfing career -- smack dab in the middle of an alligator's tail... Why the alligator didn't move when the ball landed on its tail is open to debate.
"The most likely and scientifically compelling reason the alligator didn't move is because it probably didn't feel the ball, said Dean Harrigal, wildlife biologist for S.C. Department of Natural Resources. He said the top side of an alligator, including the tail and back, is made of hard, bony plates that provide protection, and there are few nerve endings on the surface.
"If it would have been a bowling ball," Harrigal said, "he might have felt it."
Bowling ball? Guess instead of a gutter ball that would be (wait for it) a gator ball…
(Wha'd'ya want…I'm a dog!)
posted by Harrison at 2:07 AM