Sunday in Ohio, Adam Scott won a big-money tournament Tiger Woods used to own,
with a caddie Tiger used to employ and a swing
he and Tiger used to share.
Woods, using a temporary caddie, a swing
he definitely doesn’t own yet and new shoes,
tied for 37th.
The comparisons between Scott and Woods
extended right down to the hair on their chinny-chin chins. Scott’s is GQ. Woods’ won’t get him
on any magazine covers.
That’s probably all right with Tiger, who
appeared to emerge from the week with his
health and golf dignity intact in his first live
action since mid-May.
Lately, the recent, very public professional
split between Woods and caddie Stevie
Williams has turned acrimonious and
personal. Late Sunday, Williams took the
hissing contest to the next level, setting a new
golf world record for gloating.
“This was the greatest week of my life,” said
Williams, who carried Woods’ bag on 13 of his 14
majors. “And this was the best win of my life.”
That, folks, plain and simple, is a cheap
shot. (Although there are plenty who will argue
Tiger deserved it.)
Finally, this from the Olympics front:
The worst idea we’ve heard yet comes from
Nick Faldo, who is promoting a plan whereby
golf in the 2016 Olympics should be played
on a course that would feature one hole
apiece from 18 different designers.
A camel is a horse designed by a