Tiger Woods' wild week at the Players Championship

Alex Myers discusses Tiger Woods' up-and-down performance at the Players Championship, and clears up an issue regarding Phil Mickelson's dress shirt.

Released on 5/14/2018

Transcript

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So Tiger Woods still hasn't won yet
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in his latest comeback.
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But he made things interesting at the Players Championship.
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Plus, it's been awhile since I did a Tiger video.
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So here we go.
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First, it was the marquee pairing with Phil Mickelson
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that had everyone watching, and wondering
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if the two had a side bet, after Phil joked about
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playing a high stakes money match,
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and Tiger basically said, bring it.
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Let's hope for Phil's sake that this never materialized,
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because he may be down a house or two.
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Not that Tiger tore it up.
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He actually needed a couple late bogeys
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by Jordan Spieth and Jordan Thomas just to make the cut.
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That's what friends and future Ryder Cup teammates
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are for though, right?
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And it's no wonder Woods got off to a slow start.
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Imagine trying to concentrate when your playing
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partner looks this ridiculous.
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Side note, I was informed that technically,
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Phil's shirt wasn't a button down.
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But rather, a button up.
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A button down is actually a button up
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that has buttons that fasten the collar to the shirt,
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like this.
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The more you know.
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Woods showed signs that a big weekend was coming though.
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Specifically, with this stinger slash slinger
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off the 18th hole on Friday.
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That's pure golf porn right there.
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And what a show it was on the weekend.
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Woods threatened the course record on Saturday,
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and he kind of sort of threatened winner Webb Simpson
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on Sunday, when he briefly climbed to second
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on the leader board.
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Props to Webb by the way on the four shot victory.
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Wake Forest, represent.
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But alas, Tiger faded down the stretch, both days,
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worrying even his most ardent fans that something
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is a little off in his latest reboot.
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After a thrilling final round charge,
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that water ball on 17 was almost as big of a punch
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to the gut as finding out the previous day
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that Costco isn't selling chocolate frozen yogurt anymore.
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Why, Costco, why?
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Anyway, despite the tough finish, big cat isn't finished
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hoisting trophies, and the next time I do a Tiger video
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it will be for a Woods win.
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I promise.
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I think.
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(upbeat music)
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