Playing 18th here
On a corporate day with my boss at the time & his boss, hit what looked like a bad hook off the Tee, so with very heavy rough all the way down the left, I was advised by my 2 partners to hit a provisional which I did, and predictably that was a semi-slice into the right hand rough. So off we go up the fairway, I head left in the vain hope of finding my first ball only to realise that the dogleg was quite a bit sharper than it looked from the Tee, and the countours had brought my first ball right back into the fairway, actually my boss spotted it while I was knee deep in the long grass!
Anyway, emboldened by this good fortune I decided to go for the green in 2, I took out my 3wood and lined up the right edge of the green to avoid the water on the left. It went like a rocket, straight and true, as clean a strike as I have ever hit, one bounce on the edge of the green and nestled in the fringe. We were the last group so everyone was now out on the balcony watching, I walked the 200 odd yards to the green chest out and feeling like a Ryder Cup player. I chipped to within 3 ft and holed out for a birdie (eagle with my handicap) to a roar of applause from my colleagues watching on, especially pleasing as I was with the big boss. When we walked up to the bar I discovered that I had won, by one shot and 15 years later I still have the cheap plastic trophy in my bookcase to remind my that fortune sometimes really does favour the brave