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The American writer Mark Twain once famously described golf as a good walk spoiled.<br />
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Years later the legendary Sherlock Holmes novelist Sir Arthur Conan Doyle probably uttered the famous quotation during a golfing holiday to Switzerland.<br />
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An amusing letter by the British writer bemoaning his lack of golfing ability has now sold at auction for £8,000 129 years.