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Tuesday
Apr182017

Tiger Unveils New "Public Course" Design As Only He Could

I'm trying to be positive, and like many, struggling to decide how much energy to give Tiger these days given the dramatics and public indifference (noted by John Strege based in part on book sales for the 1997 Masters book). But he's still Tiger and I was still excited when he Tweeted last week about a public course design unveiling.

Most of us were hoping this meant the funds had been raised for the Chicago re-imagination project near the Obama library, but it turns out this was, as Andy Johnson at FriedEgg.co predicted a few days ago, another course at Big Cedar Lodge for Johnny Morris.

Open to the public yes, but calling it a public course with an unspecified green fee is a tad ambitious.

Jim Connell reports that Woods is also doing a par-3 course as he has at several of his projects and that Payne's Valley, named in tribute to Springfield's late Payne Stewart, is to be built on the site of Murder Rock Golf Club, a John Daly course "that has been closed since it was purchased by Morris in October 2013."

Joe Passov's Golf.com account includes more details and the course routing plan.

Sporting the makings of a beard and cargo pants that earned Twitter...scorn...Woods tried to hit a green without much apparent warm up and donated a ball to the water.

That, and Woods's comments on his back, seemed to overshadow the golf course opening proceedings. Oh and the cargos.

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Reader Comments (5)

Never mind the loser cargos! The Nike T shirt must be stopped! I would rather have had Nike keep producing their garbage equipment and get out of the apparel business. Tie a white belt around those shirts and have Tiger chunk them in the pond with his wedge.

"2nd one I stiffed it..." Since when did Tiger enter the Uncle Rico phase of his career...
04.18.2017 | Unregistered CommenterMJR
Maybe his handlers / organizers should arrange for him to hit shots to a target that aren't fronted with water.
04.19.2017 | Unregistered Commenterjimbo
so our guy needs to warmup to hit a green a 10 year old can hit? any news of how the 10 y/o was hitting it on the range?
04.19.2017 | Unregistered CommenterDSP
I'm still traumatized by his tee marker bashing at Augusta
04.19.2017 | Unregistered CommenterCaperman
Go away Tiger.
04.21.2017 | Unregistered CommenterBill

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