The Woods/Garcia Row Rumbles On
The row triggered at last week's Players Championship between Tiger Woods and Sergio Garcia has taken a new twist.
Following Saturday's incident in which Tiger Woods indirectly disturbed playing partner Sergio Garcia at the par 5 second, the world number one's initial excuse has been questioned.
Woods claimed the marshals stewarding the competition told him Garcia had played his shot and that he was allowed to continue.
"The marshals, they told me he already hit, so I pulled a club and was getting ready to play my shot, and then I hear his comments afterwards, and not real surprising that he's complaining about something," Woods said after the round.
However John North was the Chief Marshal on the first three holes said: “Nothing was said to us and we certainly said nothing to him. I was disappointed to hear him make those remarks. We’re there to help the players and enhance the experience of the fans. He was saying what was good for him. It lacked character.”
So in the hearsay stakes Tiger is losing 2-1 as Sergio Garcia claimed the move was an intentional one, and that the crowd buzz caused by this action put him off. However Woods ultimately had the last laugh winning title at Sawgrass for the second time in his career to extend his lead at the top of the world rankings.
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