Tag Archives: Dropgate

May
13
2013

At the risk of getting killed on the Internet and called a “Tiger hater,” I’m posting this because IT’S MY JOB, SO LEAVE ME THE EFF ALONE!

Besides, I’m a little late to the game because I didn’t think Tiger Woods’ drop on 14 was going to turn into Drop-gate, part deux. I know, silly me! I should know better. After all, Tiger farting is a big deal!

The way I see it is his playing partner told him the ball crossed farther up, so he was good, BUT at the same time, it’s up to the player to make the right call, as well. Basically, for rules nazis, Casey Wittenberg’s and Tiger’s words aren’t good enough for you. (Yes, I realize Tiger couldn’t know where it crossed because he looked away in disgust after he made contact.)

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May
7
2013
Tiger greets the media, his favorite part of the job!

Tiger greets the media, his favorite part of the job!

Fresh off the red carpet at the most fashionable event of the year, Tiger Woods hit balls on the driving range and played four holes at TPC Sawgrass with instructor Sean Foley in tow before he met with the media for his traditional pre-tourney press conference.

It’s no secret Tiger isn’t the biggest fan of the home of The Players, where he’s won once and recorded four top-10s in 15 career starts. Woods answered questions about the Met Ball, this event, his game, and of course, the most-talked-about ruling in golf history. 

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May
1
2013
The most famous improper drop in history

The most famous improper drop in history

Fantastic reporting by SI’s Michael Bamberger on the series of events that led to the Tiger Woods rules snafu on the 15th hole in the second round of the Masters last month. Turns out the “television viewer” that called Fred Ridley, the tournament’s competition committee chairman — and ultimately saved Woods’ from disqualification for taking an improper drop — was Champions Tour player David Eger, according to Bamberger:

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