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Oh No He Didn't: Sergio Makes Fried Chicken Joke 

Fuzzy, I have Sergio Garcia on line one, he wants to know what he's gotten himself into now.

Ewan Murray with what figures to escalate the Sergio-Tiger spat into a full-fledged controversy and some rough times for Sergio if Fuzzy Zoeller's past use of a similar joke is any barometer.

The Spaniard was on stage at the European Tour's gala players' awards dinner, where he was questioned by the Golf Channel's Steve Sands. García, who has been embroiled in verbal battles with Woods since the Players Championship at Sawgrass this month, was asked in jest if he would have the American round for dinner one night during the upcoming US Open. "We will have him round every night," García said. "We will serve fried chicken."

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Reader Comments (113)

Hey, Serge -- no chicken unless it's a club sandwich . . .
Oh, snap! Sounds like some hair pulling is next.
05.21.2013 | Unregistered CommenterRub the grundle
Oh Sergio, bad move. That giant sucking sound is the sound of all your endorsements getting cancelled. And I was on your side in the marshall incident. Oh well, sorry buddy.
05.21.2013 | Unregistered CommenterPat
Wow. What a f'in loser in more ways than one.
05.21.2013 | Unregistered CommenterDanny Boy
Oh dear
05.21.2013 | Unregistered CommenterUnderTheChin
Looks like Tiger baited Sergio into taking the low road again... It's almost unfair of Tiger but Sergio keeps paying out.
05.21.2013 | Unregistered Commentercdvilla
In a duel of dick-bag idiots, we have a winner.
05.21.2013 | Unregistered CommenterJRP
Hey Bridgestone Bag, looks like you got your wish...."they let Sergio talk and talk"....whoopsey!
05.21.2013 | Unregistered CommenterDTF
Sergio you might as well issue an apology now.
...and he was doing so well
05.21.2013 | Unregistered CommenterT Money
YEP way more interesting than the silly anchored putter problem
He had already burned the bridge, and he has more money than he will ever need. Might as well go all in.

As far as losing endorsements, when your wealth is north of $50 mil, it just isn't that important anymore.
05.21.2013 | Unregistered CommenterChippy the Putt
Oh no.
05.21.2013 | Unregistered CommenterMichael
Introducing the new poster boy for growing the game - not!
05.21.2013 | Unregistered CommenterJazzman
And so, it happens. This verbal battle was baited and baited by the journalists and now they have allowed Sergio to nuke himself. oh dear, indeed
05.21.2013 | Unregistered CommenterEnigma
Missed a Mensa meeting to be at the dinner.
05.21.2013 | Unregistered CommenterAG
Chippy, have any idea what it costs to purchase and keep a Hawker 4000 operating?
05.21.2013 | Unregistered CommenterDTF
Hmmm let me see, I wonder if Tiger has dropped 6 shots in 2 holes Sergio, don't think so somehow. That mans too good for you son!
05.21.2013 | Unregistered CommenterBigB
"So a bigot and a sex addict walk into a bar...."

05.21.2013 | Unregistered CommenterGotcha
Stay classy Sergio.
05.21.2013 | Unregistered CommenterDRM
Golf is a gentlemen's game, but picking on Tiger Woods is playing with an entire village that is on fire. Never try to win a golf game from the MASTER of GOLF!!! Sergio you are on the losing end once again.
05.21.2013 | Unregistered CommenterHarold
Too much Spanish roja methinks. Or not enough. Sad, if only for the media fallout we will now have to endure.
05.21.2013 | Unregistered CommenterPasaplayer
Hey Sergio. May I suggest a couple of drinks from the 17th to wash down that foot in your mouth?
05.21.2013 | Unregistered CommenterWhere's Waldo
They should just settle it on the course ..... oh, thats right they did ... Tiger WON, and Sergio folded like a cheap card table !!!
05.21.2013 | Unregistered
Sergio, you are so low class n a sore loser
05.21.2013 | Unregistered CommenterQD
What a.dunce! Hes so jealous of tiger...face it boy, you aint no tiger. Racist scum.
05.21.2013 | Unregistered Commentergg
That would be funny if Tiger hadn't already made Sergio his bitch!
05.21.2013 | Unregistered CommenterMike
Ooopsie. Sergio wants a mulligan.
05.21.2013 | Unregistered CommenterThe O
I thought the joke was supposed to be offensive, you see they hate each other.
05.21.2013 | Unregistered CommenterSteve
Lance you just threatened Sergio with physical violence. No you know why blacks are held in such high esteem. NOT
05.21.2013 | Unregistered Commenterbloogum
This POS has made a comment that was a low blow. Sergio isnt even in the same solar system as Tiger woods when i comes to golf. What a DB
05.21.2013 | Unregistered Commenterdirtysanchez
Meh - what else is on?
05.21.2013 | Unregistered CommenterBilbo Baggins
Thou all doth protest too much, me thinks.

Maybe a big deal in the world of racially charged American politics.

Not much so outside of the ol' US of A.
05.21.2013 | Unregistered CommenterSheshan
Sergio, just don't marinate the chicken in the waters around No. 17 at Sawgrass. Chicken doesn't marinate well in water filled with golf balls.
05.21.2013 | Unregistered CommenterLiberty Apples
Come on people I'm sure it was a joke referring to the statement fuzzy made but you goof balls run with the racist card,,, bunch of punks!!
05.21.2013 | Unregistered CommenterFore!
I'm praying for you Sergio. It seems God is the only one who can shut your mouth.
05.21.2013 | Unregistered CommenterYou Gotta Stop
Already the #2 story on NY Daily News site only behind the tornados.
05.21.2013 | Unregistered CommenterDTF
I think at the next Tourney the both play in all spectators should put a fried chicken leg in their pocket. When Garcia plays, HOLD IT UP. What a disrespectable comment.
05.21.2013 | Unregistered CommenterGlen Urquhart
Hey Sergio, get your own jokes # Fuzzy
05.21.2013 | Unregistered Commenterdude
I absolutely, positively can't believe he said that.

I guess we should let this be a lesson to all of us. As much as we may like to think otherwise, even those worldly Euros can be dumber than dog$hit.
05.21.2013 | Unregistered CommenterWillie

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