Golf is a game in which you yell “fore,” shoot six, and write down five. (Paul Harvey, late radio commentator)
It’s a clever play on words that golfers will understand immediately. “Fudging” on your golf score may be an accepted practice when you’re just playing a game and everyone understands what’s going on. But, what does it say about the condition of one’s character. The underlying moral is honesty or integrity. If you cheat in golf or tiddlywinks, will you do worse in real life?
If you are dishonest in little things, you won’t be honest with greater responsibilities. (Luke 16:10).