(Merle Hunter/Stars and Stripes)

Iceland, July 1966: A golfer at the U.S. Navy’s Shangrila course peers out from between fish drying on a rack as she prepares to take her shot. Stone walls, barbed-wire fences, very tall grass, roaming sheep and cattle (the course’s lawn mowers) and territorial birds were among the other hazards faced by players on the par-33 course located about nine miles from the base at Keflavik.

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