And like a lot friendly relationships, it appears that while these two really respect each other, they reserve the right to poke fun if the moment strikes. And that moment struck last week when the 2011 Open champion Clarke joined the Dubai Eye Sports Tonight Podcast to talk all things golf, including Tiger. While Clarke couldn't have said nicer things about the 14-time major winner for most of the chat - such as he was a "good guy" and that he is the greatest golfer of all time - the most revealing quote came when the topic turned to Woods picking up a dinner tab. "He had a very successful savings account," Clarke said through a laugh. "He didn't quite pay for too many dinners whenever we were
PGA Tour commissioner Jay Monahan’s Tuesday’s press conference at the Tour Championship will include plenty of topics. The Tour announced on Monday the implementation of a new integrity program that will begin next year in order to “protect its competitions from potential outside influences related to gambling.” Although the Tour has prohibited gambling for many years, the new policy will now include players, their support teams, tournament staff and volunteers, and the entire Tour staff. According to a news release issued by the Tour, the new policy’s goal is “to maintain integrity and prevent and mitigate betting-related corruption in Tour competitions.” The Tour also announced it will monitor
Even for a guy who has tried hypnosis, meditation, Extraordinary Golf, Rolfing, and assorted sessions with Bob Rotella and Gio Valiante, all in an effort to escape mediocre golf, the idea that a horse could make me a better putter seemed far-fetched.