Oct
9
2009
The Goose Gets Lost in Translation
By Stephanie Wei under General

Y.E. Yang, the non-English speaking Korean, confirmed via his Twitter feed that the confusion on the 18th hole was just a simple misunderstanding — and not a shady attempt by Retief Goosen to get under Justin Leonard’s skin (read from bottom to top):

Translation: Leonard just yipped the 3-footer. Fair and square. And Goose had a Jessica Simpson moment. But did anyone really think he was intentionally being sketchy in the first place? Naw. I mean, it’s not like this is the Ryder Cup.

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