Tag Archives: Ridiculous lawsuits

Feb
22
2012
By Conor Nagle under Amateur Golf

Sure, it looks peaceful...

The case of 75-year-old Dubliner Thomas Talbot has long been a talking point in Irish golfing and legal circles.

As a member of Hermitage Golf Club – a tidy track in Lucan, West Dublin – the septuagenarian became embroiled in a dispute with the club’s committee over its decision to impose handicap reductions totaling nearly eight shots over a period of five years.

Alleging “defamation”, Talbot sued both the club and its then handicap secretary in 2006, for the perfectly reasonable sum of €10 million ($120 billionty-billion, approx.).

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Jul
8
2011
By Stephanie Wei under Tiger Woods

Orange alert!

Hoping to cheer on his hero Tiger Woods, mega-fan Jason Goodwin claims he was given permission ahead of time to wear a bright orange “Tiger” suit to TPC Boston last year for the Deutsche Bank Championship, but a recent lawsuit reveals the plan went awry, according to TMZ.com.

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