DAGUY = GAUDY
RUCTO = COURT
DISKES = KISSED
TROYHE = THEORY
THE STRUGGLING YOUNG GOLFER WANTED TO QUIT, BUT HER COACH RECOMMENDED SHE —
AUYCRTSSETHEO = STAY THE COURSE
Good morning everyone and happy Friday! No trouble with the clue words today as they all came to me at first glance. GAUDY barely edged out THEORY as my pick for the most difficult word to decipher because you just don’t see it written or used too often.
Moving along to the cartoon, we find ourselves out on the golf course where a coversation is occurring between a young player and her instructor. She is clearly upset and you can almost feel her pain just by looking at the way Jeff drew her eyes. Her coach offers encouraging words as she hands him her scorecard but her own self doubt may have already gotten the better of her. The solve for the surprise answer was effortless and came instantly upon reading the dialogue and sentence. If you found yourself having trouble, THE was spelled out in order within the anagram and would have been a great starting point.
Looking at the detail of the cartoon, the coach has an image on his hat that looks like a golf ball as well as some lettering on his shirt. Zooming in on the shirt, H.S.E. is visible in capital letters with LADY and RO—- underneath. I’m not sure of the meaning but I’ve added the photo below. If you have a guess or a definitive answer, be sure to let me know in the comments section. Have a wonderful Friday and I’ll see you tomorrow! 🙂