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After he was hit on the head by his own tee shot, Weston Shapiro sued the City of Amsterdam, the owner of the golf course.

Although the City wanted the case thrown out on "assumption of risk" grounds, both the Montgomery County Supreme Court and the Appellate Division, Third Department, were of the view that there were "triable issues of fact," including whether a protruding retaining wall exacerbated the "dangers" typically associated with the sport.

That was a zinger.

To view a copy of the Appellate Division's decision, please use this link: Shapiro v. City of Amsterdam