Written by Mr. Mouseburger 9th Apr 2006
Kindly submitted by Mr. Briggs Inc.
Chubbs Peterson is a former golfer. In 1965, they said that he would be the next Arnold Palmer of golf; however, they would not let him on the pro circuit. At first Happy thinks this is because he's black, but Chubbs responds with a classic line: "Hell no! Damned alligator BIT my hand off!" (in the water hazard down in Florida!).
Later Chubbs and Gilmore celebrate a victory at the putt-putt course and exchange presents. Chubbs gives Gilmore a hockey stick, hoping that a more familiar sport will help him in the game; Happy says that he also has a gift for Chubbs and holding up a large present for him, Chubbs begins to open it excitedly. Gilmore explains "You know that alligator that got your arm?" Well, I got it's head!"
Chubbs opens the gift to reveal the head of the very same alligator that took off his hand all those years ago, that Happy killed earlier in the movie! Surprised and frightened, Chubbs backs away and directly out the window, where he falls to his death.
Towards the end of the movie, we see Chubbs again, and notice he has been reunited with his hand; this scene in Gilmore's imagination gives Happy the confidence to win the final golf hole at the end of the film. At the VERY end of the movie, we see Chubbs, the alligator, and Abe Lincoln all peering down at Happy from Heaven, thanking him for winning the tournament.