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So what's the verdict? He went from invisible in his last major to not making the cut.

This is like a weird amalgam of Woz and domer.
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What has Jacobson won?

He's won the respect of a lot of fans (and golfers) because he's not afraid to speak his mind regarding Tiger's childish temper tantrums. He just did the dirty work for all the golfers who try to act like adults and keep golf a gentlemens' sport.
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What has Jacobson won?

He's won the respect of a lot of fans (and golfers) because he's not afraid to speak his mind regarding Tiger's childish temper tantrums. He just did the dirty work for all the golfers who try to act like adults and keep golf a gentlemens' sport.
you should really cut your losses and stop while you just look like a doofus.
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He won the US Open last year and just won the Memorial which I would rather win than the PGA. Only someone that is as clueless as you are would shrug off winning Jack's Tournament and Arnie's Tournament in the same year.

They're not majors. Does anyone care who wins the non-slam events in tennis? Of course not. Golf is popular in this country and the demographic that watches it has disposable income. That' why there seems to be a golf tournament on every weekend. But make no mistake about it, it's teh majors that matter.Before Mickelson was finally able to win a major, I didn't hear his apologists listing all the non-majors he won. It didn't matter. Let's not start suddenly exagerate the importance of "Jack's Tournament" or "Tiger's Tournament" for the sole purpose nof pretending that Tiger is still doing well. You must look at the majors. They call them that for a reason.
Your lack of knowledge at every corner astounds me.
Disagreeing with you does not represent a lack of knowledge.You take this Tiger-loving seriously, huh?Better go put some wax on that Tiger Fathead in your bedroom. They don't stay shiny forever.
Actually I am a fan of Jim Furyk and of golf. But when you to tell me that a guy isn't doing well when he is 1st in FedEx cup points, Money, World Ranking, and Scoring Average, Has won 3 Tournaments, and has a win, a 2nd, and 2 6ths in his last 5 Majors, I have to question your mental capacity on the subject.
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:lmao: Yeah. That's why Jacobson singled him out. Dude, step off the guy's jockstrap long enough to realize that his behavior is childish and not in the spirit of professional golf. I never saw Arnie or Jack acting like a spoiled Little Leaguer. :thumbdown:

Singling out Rory Sabatini wouldn't have the same effect now would it?
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He won the US Open last year and just won the Memorial which I would rather win than the PGA. Only someone that is as clueless as you are would shrug off winning Jack's Tournament and Arnie's Tournament in the same year.

They're not majors. Does anyone care who wins the non-slam events in tennis? Of course not. Golf is popular in this country and the demographic that watches it has disposable income. That' why there seems to be a golf tournament on every weekend. But make no mistake about it, it's teh majors that matter.Before Mickelson was finally able to win a major, I didn't hear his apologists listing all the non-majors he won. It didn't matter. Let's not start suddenly exagerate the importance of "Jack's Tournament" or "Tiger's Tournament" for the sole purpose nof pretending that Tiger is still doing well. You must look at the majors. They call them that for a reason.
Your lack of knowledge at every corner astounds me.
Disagreeing with you does not represent a lack of knowledge.You take this Tiger-loving seriously, huh?Better go put some wax on that Tiger Fathead in your bedroom. They don't stay shiny forever.
Actually I am a fan of Jim Furyk and of golf. But when you to tell me that a guy isn't doing well when he is 1st in FedEx cup points, Money, World Ranking, and Scoring Average, Has won 3 Tournaments, and has a win, a 2nd, and 2 6ths in his last 5 Majors, I have to question your mental capacity on the subject.
woods won't be 1st in fed ex points after this week.
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What has Jacobson won?

He's won the respect of a lot of fans (and golfers) because he's not afraid to speak his mind regarding Tiger's childish temper tantrums. He just did the dirty work for all the golfers who try to act like adults and keep golf a gentlemens' sport.
:lmao: :lmao: :lmao: WHAT HAS HE WON ON THE TOUR?
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What has Jacobson won?

He's won the respect of a lot of fans (and golfers) because he's not afraid to speak his mind regarding Tiger's childish temper tantrums. He just did the dirty work for all the golfers who try to act like adults and keep golf a gentlemens' sport.
:lmao: :lmao: :lmao: WHAT HAS HE WON ON THE TOUR?
jacobsen was a good player. but he gained notoriety by being a showman. a clown. he's ####### clown shoes. charismatic. but a dip#### nonetheless.
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Anyone else catch the comment by ABC just now in the post-tourney montage on Watson about he reminded people this weekend that golf is a gentleman's game, regardless of whether things are going good or bad. Couldn't help but think of Mr. Woods.

Maybe it was because they showed him burying an iron into the ground.
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Anyone else catch the comment by ABC just now in the post-tourney montage on Watson about he reminded people this weekend that golf is a gentleman's game, regardless of whether things are going good or bad. Couldn't help but think of Mr. Woods.

Maybe because they used him as the opposite in the montage. They may want to be careful doing that. If Woods would happen to take his ball and go home, the PGA would be in all sorts of trouble.
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Anyone else catch the comment by ABC just now in the post-tourney montage on Watson about he reminded people this weekend that golf is a gentleman's game, regardless of whether things are going good or bad. Couldn't help but think of Mr. Woods.

I like the graphic of the amount of Major's between players myself.
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Oh, they did show him? I had the volume turned up, but was in the other room, so I didn't see what they were showing. That audio caught my ear, though.

And I doubt Woods will take his clubs and go home. His ego is too big, and he wants to win the most majors, to let a little jab like that stop him.

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Anyone else catch the comment by ABC just now in the post-tourney montage on Watson about he reminded people this weekend that golf is a gentleman's game, regardless of whether things are going good or bad. Couldn't help but think of Mr. Woods.

Maybe because they used him as the opposite in the montage. They may want to be careful doing that. If Woods would happen to take his ball and go home, the PGA would be in all sorts of trouble.
That certainly would be convenient, wouldn't it? The guy can't win majors anymore (or make the cut in them) and he can have a hissy fit and quit because his immaturity and temper are finally being mentioned. I guess he expects to be untouchable and beyond reproach.

It's funny how people aren't afraid to start bringing up your shortcomings once you start slipping off your throne.

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Anyone else catch the comment by ABC just now in the post-tourney montage on Watson about he reminded people this weekend that golf is a gentleman's game, regardless of whether things are going good or bad. Couldn't help but think of Mr. Woods.

Maybe because they used him as the opposite in the montage. They may want to be careful doing that. If Woods would happen to take his ball and go home, the PGA would be in all sorts of trouble.
That certainly would be convenient, wouldn't it? The guy can't win majors anymore (or make the cut in them) and he can have a hissy fit and quit because his immaturity and temper are finally being mentioned. I guess he expects to be untouchable and beyond reproach.

It's funny how people aren't afraid to start bringing up your shortcomings once you start slipping off your throne.

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Anyone else catch the comment by ABC just now in the post-tourney montage on Watson about he reminded people this weekend that golf is a gentleman's game, regardless of whether things are going good or bad. Couldn't help but think of Mr. Woods.

Maybe because they used him as the opposite in the montage. They may want to be careful doing that. If Woods would happen to take his ball and go home, the PGA would be in all sorts of trouble.
That certainly would be convenient, wouldn't it? The guy can't win majors anymore (or make the cut in them) and he can have a hissy fit and quit because his immaturity and temper are finally being mentioned. I guess he expects to be untouchable and beyond reproach.

It's funny how people aren't afraid to start bringing up your shortcomings once you start slipping off your throne.

Imagine if Tiger was White.
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Anyone else catch the comment by ABC just now in the post-tourney montage on Watson about he reminded people this weekend that golf is a gentleman's game, regardless of whether things are going good or bad. Couldn't help but think of Mr. Woods.

Maybe because they used him as the opposite in the montage. They may want to be careful doing that. If Woods would happen to take his ball and go home, the PGA would be in all sorts of trouble.
That certainly would be convenient, wouldn't it? The guy can't win majors anymore (or make the cut in them) and he can have a hissy fit and quit because his immaturity and temper are finally being mentioned. I guess he expects to be untouchable and beyond reproach.

It's funny how people aren't afraid to start bringing up your shortcomings once you start slipping off your throne.

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Yeah, the guy is a joke and I am finished with him. He is certainly just trolling now, that or he is indeed mentally challenged.
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I realize that tiger has very high expectations of himself, bu he is a first class ##### when he plays poorly. Throwing his clubs, cursing, visibly frustrated, swinging at he ground etc. It's pretty lame IMO. I don't relly see anyone else out there doing that kinda stuff.

:goodposting: Absolutely. And Jacobson called him out on it yesterday. His peers don't respect him much.
:lmao:are you really this clueless?
Nope. Pretty clued-in actually. Saw it on sportscenter. Jacobson said he's tired of his little meltdowns and he needs to show some class.
Now that is f'n funny.
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Tiger Woods needs to clean up his act

Tiger Woods has outgrown those Urkel glasses he had as a kid. Outgrown the crazy hair. Outgrown a body that was mostly neck.

When will he outgrow his temper?

The man is 33 years old, married, the father of two. He is paid nearly $100 million a year to be the representative for some monstrously huge companies, from Nike to Accenture. He is the world's most famous and beloved athlete.

And yet he spent most of his two days at Turnberry last week doing the Turn and Bury. He'd hit a bad shot, turn and bury his club into the ground in a fit. It was two days of Tiger Tantrums -- slamming his club, throwing his club and cursing his club. In front of a worldwide audience.

A whole lot of that worldwide audience is kids. They do what Tiger does. They swing like Tiger, read putts like Tiger and do the celebration biceps pump like Tiger. Do you think for two seconds they don't think it's cool to throw their clubs like Tiger, too?

He's grown in every other way. He's committed, responsible, smart, funny and the most talented golfer in history. I just thought we'd be over the conniptions by now.

If there were no six-second delay, Tiger Woods would be the reason to invent it. Every network has been burned by having the on-course microphone open when he blocks one right into the cabbage and starts with the F-bombs. Once, at Doral, he unleashed a string of swear words at a photographer that would've made Artie Lange blush, and then snarled, "'The next time a photographer shoots a [expletive] picture, I'm going to break his [expletive] neck!"

It's disrespectful to the game, disrespectful to those he plays with and disrespectful to the great players who built the game before him. Ever remember Jack Nicklaus doing it? Arnold Palmer? When Tom Watson was getting guillotined in that playoff to Stewart Cink, did you see him so much as spit? Only one great player ever threw clubs as a pro -- Bobby Jones -- and he stopped in his 20s when he realized how spoiled he looked.

This isn't new. Woods has been this way for years: swearing like a Hooters' bouncer, trying to bury the bottom of his driver into the tee box, flipping his club end over end the second he realizes his shot is way offline.

I can still remember the 1997 Masters -- arguably the most important golf tournament ever played. Woods, then 21, was playing the 15th hole on Sunday. He had just hit a fairway wood out of the rough and was watching it. A young boy came up from behind just to touch him -- just to pat the back of this amazing new superhero. That's when Tiger pulled the club way back over his head and slammed it down, nearly braining the kid he couldn't see behind him. And this was with a huge lead.

Look, in every other case, I think Tiger Woods has been an A-plus role model. Never shows up in the back of a squad car with a black eye. Never gets busted in a sleazy motel with three "freelance models." Never gets so much as a parking ticket. But this punk act on the golf course has got to stop. If it were my son, I'd tell him the same thing: "Either behave or get off the course."

Come to think of it, if I were the president of Nike, I'd tell him the same thing.

Put it this way: Will Tiger let his own two kids carry on in public like that?

I know what you're saying. We see more Tiger tantrums because TV shows every single shot he hits. And I'm telling you: You're wrong. He is one of the few on Tour who do it. And I keep wondering when PGA Tour commissioner Tim Finchem is going to have the cojones to publicly upbraid him for it.

Golf is a gentlemen's game. Stomping and swearing and carrying on like a Beverly Hills tennis brat might fly in the NBA or in baseball or in football, where less is expected, but golf demands manners. It's your honor. Is my mark in your way? No, I had 6, not 5. Golfers call penalties on themselves. We are our own police. Tiger, police yourself.

Tiger does a boatload of work for kids. He raises millions for his Tiger Woods Learning Center, which has helped teach thousands. But teaching goes the wrong way, too. Tiger is teaching them that if he can be a hissy hothead on the course, they can, too.

I remember Tiger's dad, Earl, telling a story. One day, when Tiger was just a kid, he was throwing his clubs around in a fuming fit when his dad said something like "Tiger, golf is supposed to be fun." And Tiger said, "Daddy, I want to win. That's how I have fun."

Well, it's not fun to watch.

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Is Tiger's reign over? Don't think so

The latest golf rage? That's easy: choking down on a lob wedge and hacking away at Tiger Woods' 2009 majors record as if it were submerged in shin-high rough.

Everybody has a theory on why he hasn't hugged, smooched or embraced any major hardware since one-legging it through the U.S. Open nearly 14 months ago. Never mind the 14 big boys he won before his 33rd birthday. We're talking post-op Tiger, husband and father-of-two Tiger, receding-hairline Tiger.

Woods finished tied for sixth at the '09 Masters, tied for sixth again at the U.S. Open, and then didn't even make the cut at last week's Open Championship. That happens about as often as John Daly does a set of stomach crunches.

He has one more chance this year: the PGA Championship at Hazeltine. Walk away without a Wanamaker Trophy, and it will be the first time since 2004 that Tiger has completed the Oh-fer Slam.

I'm not concerned about Eldrick, but others are. Then again, I picked him to win at Turnberry even after he missed the cut.

What once were whispers have slowly mushroomed into doubts, criticisms and questions about Woods' future major win total. You don't hear as much breathless talk about how Tiger could win 30 of them during his career. Instead, it's more like, "You think he'll still pass Jack Nicklaus' 18?"

Out of fairness, here are the eight reasons people think the era of Tiger domination is coming to an end:

1. It's time for Woods to fire swing coach Hank Haney.

The doubters: Did you see Tiger at Turnberry? He barely hit driver, and he still couldn't keep the ball in Scotland. Someone needs to send him a photo of what the fairways looked like.

Haney and Woods have had a nice run, but if he can't fix Charles Barkley's 18-piece takeaway, how will he repair whatever is going wrong with Tiger and his fast-twitch golf muscles? Everyone can see it -- Tiger is standing too far from the ball.

Anyway, Woods didn't even bring Haney to Turnberry. What does that tell you?

It's clear he's tuning Haney out. Tiger has gotten too technical, and it's all Hank's fault.

Reality: The golf firm of Woods & Haney already has won three of 10 tournaments this year, more than any other player. So he's batting .300, which works for me.

And just a reminder: Woods has won six majors with Haney.

Sure, Tiger is Haney's meal ticket, but the guy is fiercely loyal and committed to Woods, perhaps even to a fault on occasion. He understands Tiger, and, better yet, he understands Tiger's evolving swing. They won pre-knee operation, and they've won post-knee operation. And they'll win again.

2. Someone kidnapped Woods' putting stroke.

The doubters: Woods couldn't make a putt when he had to at the U.S. Open at Bethpage. Said so himself. He also putted poorly -- for him -- at Augusta National in 2008 and 2009. And he didn't do much on Turnberry's greens, either.

Reality: Fair enough -- Woods' putting hasn't been its usual spectacular self during the majors this year.

But if the tour pros had to pick one guy to make a putt when it absolutely counted, I guarantee you almost all of them would choose Tiger. Or put it this way: Do you think Woods would have missed the eight-footer that Tom Watson stabbed at on the final hole of regulation at Turnberry?

When in doubt, go to YouTube and watch Woods' tournament-winning putt at Bay Hill from earlier this season.

3. Tiger is losing his focus.

The doubters: How can you concentrate on making golf history when you're married, have two kids, own a yacht the size of the USS Nimitz, design and build golf courses on the side, and oversee the construction of a Florida estate that makes Hearst Castle look like a toolshed? Plus, he has to deal with the weight of being Tiger.

The guy has too many distractions in his golf bag. At some point, it catches up with you. It has caught up with Woods.

Reality: Another player had a pretty successful career while dealing with all those distractions. His name was Nicklaus.

Woods has won a U.S. Open and a PGA Championship since starting a family. He could have won this year's U.S. Open had he made more putts. In all, he has won 13 tournaments since Sam Alexis was born. So there.

4. He doesn't trust his surgically repaired knee.

The doubters: Look at him -- he still limps a little bit. He favors the knee. He'll never be the same. That's how it works with surgery.

Reality: You're right, you can't pretend the surgery hasn't had an effect on his swing. But as the knee continues to grow stronger, so will Woods' game. Anybody who has had ACL surgery and suffered through rehab (hello) knows this.

Anyway, I'll take Tiger relatively pain-free over the Tiger whose left knee used to sound like someone eating a bowl of Captain Crunch.

5. He's too big, too muscular.

The doubters: Yeah, he'd win a bar fight with anybody on the tour, but maybe he's gotten too strong and too cut.

Reality: I'm sorry -- people are worried that he's too athletic, that he looks too good in a shrink-wrapped red shirt? It's not as if he pulled a Barry Bonds and went from 185 pounds to Transformer size. He put on some muscle, but his waist is still the width of an umbrella handle.

6. The rest of the world has caught up to Tiger.

The doubters: Woods used to intimidate entire fields. Not anymore.

Reality: He might not scare them to death anymore, but during a tournament, every player in the field watches on the scoreboard what Tiger is doing. And feel free to tell me who will overtake Woods in the foreseeable future.

Phil Mickelson is ranked No. 2 in the world, but he has a few other things on his mind these days. Plus, he'll turn 40 in June.

Vijay Singh is 46. Retief Goosen is 40. Ernie Els will turn 40 in October. Anthony Kim has never finished ahead of Tiger in a tournament. Rory McIlroy has game but remains a work in progress. Sergio Garcia still hasn't won a major.

7. Woods needs a new caddie.

The doubters: Caddies are hired to be fired. Steve Williams and Tiger were a great team, but sometimes Batman needs a new Robin.

Don't worry about Steve. He races cars, wrote a book, has a family of his own, made a boatload of money and will be unemployed for about one second if he and Woods part ways.

Reality: Yes, of course, let's blame it on the guy who always has had Tiger's back. Williams is a world-class caddie who has earned Woods' trust. He's not going anywhere any time soon.

8. Tiger puts too much pressure on himself.

The doubters: The only tournaments that absolutely matter to Woods are the majors so that he can pass Nicklaus. So basically, he gets four cracks a year at winning something important. And when it doesn't happen, look out: club slamming, a four-letter-word curse festival, some long-distance spitting. In short, Tiger has left himself no margin of error.

Reality: The only tournaments that absolutely matter to Woods are the majors. And the doubters are right -- he seems to have played a little tighter during these recent majors. It's as if every shot has to be perfect. And if it isn't, the Woods lava flow begins.

And yet, despite it all, Woods is still the best player on the planet. And here's how you know. You have the first pick in the PGA Championship golf pool. Whom would you take No. 1?

I thought so.

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Gleason: They can’t see Woods for the trees

Bucky Gleason

He has won three tournaments and missed one cut this season. He leads the PGA Tour in scoring average and top 10 finishes while topping the money list with more than $4.56 million in earnings. He’s the top-ranked player in the world, and yet the question hovered over the British Open after he packed his bags.

What’s wrong with Tiger Woods?

Tiger doesn’t miss the cut in major tournaments. It had happened only once, in the 2006 U. S. Open at Winged Foot shortly after his father died, in 48 majors before he was sent home early last week while the likes of Chris Wood, Matthew Goggin, Thomas Aiken and Richard Johnson finished in the top 10.

Woods’ driver has abandoned him in the past, dooming his Masters this year. His putter cost him the U. S. Open last month. Both failed him last week, and his iron play and course management were worse. He threw fits. He threw clubs. He lobbed Fbombs. He melted down. It was almost as if he was, well, human.

And that’s what people forget.

We’ve grown so accustomed to Tiger being in the hunt on Sundays that missing the cut at the Open seemed more preposterous than Tom Watson leading through three rounds. It was a reminder that the guy is mortal. Every now and again, even when matched against the best player in the world, golf bites back. Sometimes, the course wins.

Predictably, it didn’t take long for people to start whipping out the S-word, slump, and suggest Woods was in one despite winning two of his three previous tournaments and finishing sixth in the U. S. Open in between. With slumps like that, who needs hot streaks?

Critics quickly trotted out theories for his decline last week, how life as a father and husband has stolen his focus in recent years, how he needs to fire swing coach Hank Haney and mend his relationship with Butch Harmon, how the good young players are catching up.

It’s ridiculous, of course, but all anybody sees is Tiger without a major since he had knee surgery after winning the U. S. Open last year. Despite his three victories, it has been a long time since you flipped on the television and saw him completely dialed in.

Granted, Tiger hasn’t been Tiger, but how about a little perspective?

Tiger is still better than everybody else. The standards for him have been raised so high, by him, that anything less than dominance is perceived as disappointment. Three victories but no majors would still be a terrific year for most. For him, it’s an invitation to scrutiny.

If it’s not disrespectful to Woods, it’s definitely disrespectful to golf. Very little is said about the fact that the game plays no favorites. Every player on tour faces the humbling reality that comes with the sport. And the reality is that nobody, not even Woods, can be at the top of his game all of the time.

Jack Nicklaus won a record 18 majors, but he also had a stretch in which he played nearly six seasons without winning one. Tiger hasn’t played six straight tournaments without winning since 2004, which also marked the last season he failed to win a major. If you remember, people were writing off his chances to catch Nicklaus.

Woods won only twice that year while revamping his swing. He was stuck on eight majors. He finished the season with five second-place finishes and one win over his last seven tournaments, a fact long forgotten. He reeled off six more major victories over the next four years and won the U. S. Open last year on one leg.

He’ll be the favorite to win the PGA Championship next month, next year, in five years. He might not catch Nicklaus next season or the one after, but he will catch him. Tiger will be back. Then again, he never left.

http://www.buffalonews.com/opinions/column...ory/739757.html
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From Rick Reilly:

Tiger Woods has outgrown those Urkel glasses he had as a kid. Outgrown the crazy hair. Outgrown a body that was mostly neck.When will he outgrow his temper?The man is 33 years old, married, the father of two. He is paid nearly $100 million a year to be the representative for some monstrously huge companies, from Nike to Accenture. He is the world's most famous and beloved athlete.And yet he spent most of his two days at Turnberry last week doing the Turn and Bury. He'd hit a bad shot, turn and bury his club into the ground in a fit. It was two days of Tiger Tantrums -- slamming his club, throwing his club and cursing his club. In front of a worldwide audience.A whole lot of that worldwide audience is kids. They do what Tiger does. They swing like Tiger, read putts like Tiger and do the celebration biceps pump like Tiger. Do you think for two seconds they don't think it's cool to throw their clubs like Tiger, too?He's grown in every other way. He's committed, responsible, smart, funny and the most talented golfer in history. I just thought we'd be over the conniptions by now.If there were no six-second delay, Tiger Woods would be the reason to invent it. Every network has been burned by having the on-course microphone open when he blocks one right into the cabbage and starts with the F-bombs. Once, at Doral, he unleashed a string of swear words at a photographer that would've made Artie Lange blush, and then snarled, "'The next time a photographer shoots a [expletive] picture, I'm going to break his [expletive] neck!"He's grown in every other way. He's committed, responsible, smart, funny, and the most talented golfer in history. I just thought we'd be over the conniptions by now.It's disrespectful to the game, disrespectful to those he plays with and disrespectful to the great players who built the game before him. Ever remember Jack Nicklaus doing it? Arnold Palmer? When Tom Watson was getting guillotined in that playoff to Stewart Cink, did you see him so much as spit? Only one great player ever threw clubs as a pro -- Bobby Jones -- and he stopped in his 20s when he realized how spoiled he looked.This isn't new. Woods has been this way for years: swearing like a Hooters' bouncer, trying to bury the bottom of his driver into the tee box, flipping his club end over end the second he realizes his shot is way offline.I can still remember the 1997 Masters -- arguably the most important golf tournament ever played. Woods, then 21, was playing the 15th hole on Sunday. He had just hit a fairway wood out of the rough and was watching it. A young boy came up from behind just to touch him -- just to pat the back of this amazing new superhero. That's when Tiger pulled the club way back over his head and slammed it down, nearly braining the kid he couldn't see behind him. And this was with a huge lead.Look, in every other case, I think Tiger Woods has been an A-plus role model. Never shows up in the back of a squad car with a black eye. Never gets busted in a sleazy motel with three "freelance models." Never gets so much as a parking ticket. But this punk act on the golf course has got to stop. If it were my son, I'd tell him the same thing: "Either behave or get off the course."Come to think of it, if I were the president of Nike, I'd tell him the same thing.Put it this way: Will Tiger let his own two kids carry on in public like that?I know what you're saying. We see more Tiger tantrums because TV shows every single shot he hits. And I'm telling you: You're wrong. He is one of the few on Tour who do it. And I keep wondering when PGA Tour commissioner Tim Finchem is going to have the cojones to publicly upbraid him for it.Golf is a gentlemen's game. Stomping and swearing and carrying on like a Beverly Hills tennis brat might fly in the NBA or in baseball or in football, where less is expected, but golf demands manners. It's your honor. Is my mark in your way? No, I had 6, not 5. Golfers call penalties on themselves. We are our own police. Tiger, police yourself.Tiger does a boatload of work for kids. He raises millions for his Tiger Woods Learning Center, which has helped teach thousands. But teaching goes the wrong way, too. Tiger is teaching them that if he can be a hissy hothead on the course, they can, too.I remember Tiger's dad, Earl, telling a story. One day, when Tiger was just a kid, he was throwing his clubs around in a fuming fit when his dad said something like "Tiger, golf is supposed to be fun." And Tiger said, "Daddy, I want to win. That's how I have fun."Well, it's not fun to watch.

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His behavior is disgraceful. Especially in a gentleman's game like golf. I know what he's going through. Junior year in high school I got a case of the shanks. Cost me a few matches.

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