Taking Stock – Accountant fails to score in golf.

Golfer Padraig Harrington was a model of composure last weekend despite being disqualified from the Benson and Hedges International Open at the Belfry for a mix-up over his scorecard. Sportsmen failing to deal properly with figures is not much of a surprise normally. But Harrington has a degree in accountancy. Leading the field by five strokes and favourite to land the #166,000 first prize, Harrington failed to sign the card after checking the figures from his first round score – a breach of competition rules. Maybe if he had qualified fully he wouldn’t have struggled.

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