Once again, Golf saves the day

Jennifer Lawrence stars as 'Katniss Everdeen' in THE HUNGER GAMES.THE great game of golf is accused of so many things …. alleviating world poverty, promoting international peace, keeping older people a little fitter, mentally alert and acceptably socialised.

Now golf has even come to the aid of young Hollywood actress Jennifer Lawrence, of ‘The Hunger Games’ fame.

Lawrence was understandably distressed and outraged recently when nude photographs of herself were hacked and then published on the internet.

There came a time when the 24 year old had to bite the bullet and let her dad know what was happening, she has just disclosed.

“When I have to make that phone call to my dad and tell him what’s happened … I don’t care how much money I get for ‘The Hunger Games,’ I promise you, anybody given the choice of that kind of money or having to make a phone call to tell your dad that something like that has happened, it’s not worth it,” she said before joking, “Fortunately, he was playing golf, so he was in a good mood.”

Playing golf and in a good mood? We’ll have to find out what course he was playing.

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Brian is a former Sydney journalist who didn’t have a skerrick of interest in golf till he hit his first ball at the age of 49 (and a half). Since then golf has just about overtaken his life. Brian founded Australian Senior Golfer in April 2008 and has since covered every Australian Open, Presidents Cups, World Cups and numerous other big men’s and women’s tournaments, spending days inside the ropes with the likes of Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, Rory McIlroy, Tom Watson, Greg Norman, Adam Scott, Jason Day, Karrie Webb, and many others. He has also played in, and reported on, amateur tournaments, particularly senior and veteran events, around the country. Brian is a member of the Australian Golf Media Association.

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