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Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Taraval Cops Take Break From Busting Growhouses To Nab Alleged Drunks Driving Like Steve McQueen in Golf Cart

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click to enlarge Yes, the Wiki Commons photo for 'Ghost Riding the Whip' features an Orthodox Jew 'ghosting' on a golf cart - YONKELTRON
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  • Yes, the Wiki Commons photo for 'Ghost Riding the Whip' features an Orthodox Jew 'ghosting' on a golf cart
We don't know golf but we do know this: You can't mention the sport in the same breath as ghost riding the whip without bringing up the subsequent police intervention.

Last week a sextet of Taraval Station cops took a respite from their daily growhouse busts to head to the Harding Park golf course. No, there was no growhouse on the links. Instead, a course manager phoned the police complaining about a trio of duffers zooming about the course on a golf cart, and doin' doughnuts on the well-manicured grass. Hmm. That truly is a good walk spoiled.

In addition to ripping up the foliage, the trio was accused of ripping up the car; golf carts aren't exactly off-road vehicles.

The cops arrested one of the men for public drunkeness and booked the two others on "misdemeanor warrants."

That sounds (here it is! Here it is! Wait for it!) par for the course.

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Joe Eskenazi

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Joe Eskenazi was born in San Francisco, raised in the Bay Area, and attended U.C. Berkeley. He never left. "Your humble narrator" was a staff writer and columnist for SF Weekly from 2007 to 2015. He resides in the Excelsior with his wife, 4.3 miles from his birthplace and 5,474 from hers.


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