PGATour.com's Helen Ross has the wild and wacky details of Tiger's 212-yard 9-iron that sailed 45 yards longer than intended, headed for a loading dock, was pocketed by some guy and led to a 35 minute ruling.
Q. Did they eventually find the ball?
TIGER WOODS: They found the ball, yeah.
TIGER WOODS: In the guy's pocket.
Q. Did they find the guy?
TIGER WOODS: Uh huh.
Q. Do you suspect that might be out of bounds next year?
TIGER WOODS: Probably. It might be out of bounds tomorrow.
Q. If they didn't find the ball, I assume that would have made a difference?
TIGER WOODS: I don't know.
Q. Were you willing to play it off the roof?
TIGER WOODS: I don't know. I mean, I don't know how that works.
Q. The ball landed over the roof and actually went into the loading dock.
TIGER WOODS: Yeah, Steve Sands was saying that they were eating back there, and they said, "is this Tiger's ball?"
Q. Well, the guy found the ball and then some guy came running out and said, That's Tiger's ball?
TIGER WOODS: And then he put it in his pocket.
Q. How far did that 9 iron go?
TIGER WOODS: Stevie thought it went about 212 in the air.
Q. Was the ball returned to you?
TIGER WOODS: Yeah. Evidently I didn't need to have it returned. I don't know.
Q. How far was the 9 iron supposed to go?
TIGER WOODS: I had 167 to the hole.have been hitting his third shot at that point.