Sergio Garcia, Luke Donald and Nicolas Colsaerts — Getty ImagesThere is always a line when athletes get in feuds that you just don't cross, but that changed on Tuesday night with the latest battle in the golf world.
Attending an awards dinner for the European Tour, Sergio Garcia was asked if he was planning on having Tiger Woods over for dinner during the U.S. Open considering the way the two had gone at each other since the Players Championship, and his response went from a war of words to downright ignorant.
Garcia, channeling his inner Fuzzy Zoeller, said, "We will have him round every night. We will serve fried chicken."
There are moments when things can be taken out of context, but when you're talking about racism, there just isn't a smile or a joking tone that can smooth things over. Garcia took what was a battle with the best golfer in the world, and of this generation, and turned it into something ugly.
You see, what people might not understand is this is something that Woods has had to deal with all his life on the golf course. There are
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