Wizards Of Oz
Vokey Wedges In The Groove ( 6)
Maybe it’s poetic justice that Tiger
Woods’ singles victory provided the winning
Presidents Cup point for the Americans in
Or maybe it isn’t.
All the verses, after all, still don’t rhyme.
And they won’t for Tiger until he puts four
days of Woodsian golf together in one week
at one venue. But right now the bad taste
Down Under sits bitterly on the tip of the
tongue of International captain and local
legend Greg Norman.
Shark’s the one who said Woods didn’t
deserve to be a captain’s pick for the
competition won 19-15 by the Yanks.
Shark’s the one who selected countryman
In the end, Fred Couples, Norman’s laid
back U.S. counterpart, had the last smirk.
“I know,” captain Couples said, “what
Meanwhile in Florida, the LPGA season
closed dramatically at the CME Group
Titleholders where little-known Hee Young
Park won first place and $500,000. It was her
first victory in America.
Finally, the European Tour’s Race To Dubai
picked up steam on two fronts. Dutchman
Joost Luiten triumphed in soggy Malaysia.
And local favorite Garth Mulroy, playing a
yellow golf ball, finished first in South Africa.
The Dubai World Championship is three
Undefeated Jim Furyk (left) and
unbeaten U.S. captain Fred Couples