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Caddie says hes angry at Tiger over scandal
NBCSports.com ^ | 03/04/10 | Steve McMorran

Posted on 03/04/2010 12:42:50 PM PST by OldDeckHand

Williams says he knew nothing about affairs, is mad about media reaction.

WELLINGTON, New Zealand - Tiger Woods’ caddie said he knew nothing about the golfer’s extramarital affairs and was angry with him over the scandal.

Steve Williams told TV3’s “60 Minutes” program Wednesday that he also is bitter at the reaction toward him from the media and members of the public.

“It’s been the most difficult time of my life, no two ways about it, because every single person believed that I should know or did know or had something to do with it,” Williams said. “I knew nothing, that’s my answer. I don’t have to clarify or extend that answer, I knew nothing.”

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TOPICS: Chit/Chat; Sports; TV/Movies
KEYWORDS: golf; pga; tigerwoods; tour
Who knows what to believe. Maybe he didn't know. But, given much of Woods' "activity" was taking place while he was on the road, I'm skeptical.
1 posted on 03/04/2010 12:42:50 PM PST by OldDeckHand
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To: OldDeckHand
Wasn't the caddie mistress #21?

Easy to lose track if you ask me.

2 posted on 03/04/2010 12:46:39 PM PST by A CA Guy ( God Bless America, God bless and keep safe our fighting men and women.)
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To: OldDeckHand

Sure Williams is angry - every week Tiger stays away from the game he’s losing a lot of money.


3 posted on 03/04/2010 12:47:56 PM PST by Rummyfan (Iraq: it's not about Iraq anymore, it's about the USA!)
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To: OldDeckHand
May I remind all that Tiger's original caddy, when he first came out on the PGA tour, was named "Fluff"

Nuff said..

4 posted on 03/04/2010 12:48:15 PM PST by ken5050 (Save the Earth..It's the only planet with chocolate!!!)
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To: OldDeckHand

Is he going to stay on for Tiger, assuming Tiger gets back on the links? Seems like it would be in his best interest to have no comment at all on any of it.


5 posted on 03/04/2010 12:48:40 PM PST by NEMDF
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To: OldDeckHand

Wasn’t the Caddie keeping score?


6 posted on 03/04/2010 12:49:11 PM PST by TexasCajun
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To: OldDeckHand

So I jump ship in Hong Kong and make my way over to Tibet, and I get on as a looper at a course over in the Himalayas. A looper, you know, a caddy, a looper, a jock. So, I tell them I’m a pro jock, and who do you think they give me? The Dalai Lama, himself. Twelfth son of the Lama. The flowing robes, the grace, bald... striking. So, I’m on the first tee with him. I give him the driver. He hauls off and whacks one - big hitter, the Lama - long, into a ten-thousand foot crevasse, right at the base of this glacier. Do you know what the Lama says? Gunga galunga... gunga, gunga-galunga. So we finish the 18th and he’s gonna stiff me. And I say, “Hey, Lama, hey, how about a little something, you know, for the effort, you know.” And he says, “Oh, uh, there won’t be any money, but when you die, on your deathbed, you will receive total consciousness.” So I got that goin’ for me, which is nice.”


7 posted on 03/04/2010 12:49:53 PM PST by PGR88 (I'm so open-minded, my brains fell out.)
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To: OldDeckHand

Who cares if he knew or not? What’s he to do? Rat out Tiger? Why is it his responsibility at all?


8 posted on 03/04/2010 12:50:56 PM PST by chesley (Lib arguments are neither factual, logical, rational, nor reasonable. They are, however, creative.)
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To: OldDeckHand
“I’m a straight-up sort of person. If I had known something was going on, the whistle would have been blown.”

I'm no fan of what Woods did but its a little disturbing to hear that this guy would have "blown the whistle." He should be like the palace guard--as long as nothing seriously illegal is going on, he should see nothing, hear nothing and say nothing.

9 posted on 03/04/2010 12:50:59 PM PST by Opinionated Blowhard
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To: OldDeckHand

Considering what has been reported about this guy’s nasty, gruff demeanor and character, I would have a hard time believing anything he said. And what is he supposed to say, assuming he still wants his job? Maybe he’s just angry that Tiger got caught.


10 posted on 03/04/2010 12:51:08 PM PST by GnuHere
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To: OldDeckHand

Reminds me of Sgt. Schultz!


11 posted on 03/04/2010 12:53:33 PM PST by RexBeach
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To: GnuHere

From what I’ve heard, the press can’t stand him because of his attitude toward them in the past. A lot of golf fans don’t like him either. They think he’s a thug.


12 posted on 03/04/2010 12:54:04 PM PST by Moonman62 (The issue of whether cheap labor makes America great should have been settled by the Civil War.)
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To: OldDeckHand

Tiger’s caddy doesn’t sound like ‘Wingman’ material...
He sounds bitter...lol


13 posted on 03/04/2010 12:56:14 PM PST by libertarian27 (Land of the FEE, home of the SHAMED)
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To: OldDeckHand

Steve Williams is married. What else can he say without catching hell from his own wife?

If he admits that he knew what was going on, Elin would force Tiger to drop him as his caddy.


14 posted on 03/04/2010 1:11:26 PM PST by SeaHawkFan
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To: OldDeckHand; Revolting cat!; Slings and Arrows

The man who handled Tiger’s putter, speaks!


15 posted on 03/04/2010 1:13:35 PM PST by a fool in paradise
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To: SeaHawkFan
"What else can he say without catching hell from his own wife?"

There's A LOT of truth to that, I'm sure. Plus, he's seen what Elin is capable of, he's probably a scared ;)

16 posted on 03/04/2010 1:16:58 PM PST by OldDeckHand
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To: chesley

I agree. But, steve does a job and when the job is done he goes home or his own way. There does not seem to be any evidence that the two of them socialized together.


17 posted on 03/04/2010 1:24:58 PM PST by hitchit
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To: OldDeckHand

While in the country a few months ago, I read that he is the highest paid sportsman in New Zealand!


18 posted on 03/04/2010 1:34:55 PM PST by DemonDeac
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To: DemonDeac
"While in the country a few months ago, I read that he is the highest paid sportsman in New Zealand!"

The standard pay for a US Tour caddie is 5% of total winnings, increasing to 10% of prize money for a win. Given how much Tiger wins each year, and the size of these purses, I bet Williams easily makes something north of $500K a year.

19 posted on 03/04/2010 1:41:10 PM PST by OldDeckHand
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To: DemonDeac
While in the country a few months ago, I read that he is the highest paid sportsman in New Zealand

Number two money winner on the PGA tour since 1999...

20 posted on 03/04/2010 1:41:43 PM PST by OBXWanderer
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To: OBXWanderer
Number two money winner on the PGA tour since 1999...

forgot /sarc

21 posted on 03/04/2010 1:43:34 PM PST by OBXWanderer
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To: OldDeckHand
Yeah, sure Steve. You have spent the last 10 years with this guy and you thought all those texts were going to his wife.

Oh, and if you did know you would have told on him? Yeah right! Hmmm, let me give up millions of dollars for carrying a bag so I can out my boss because he's a cad.

Try again, toolbox.

22 posted on 03/04/2010 1:44:17 PM PST by thefactor (yes, as a matter of fact, i DID only read the excerpt)
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To: SeaHawkFan

Ok, so how about this: Don’t go on national TV and lie!


23 posted on 03/04/2010 1:46:38 PM PST by thefactor (yes, as a matter of fact, i DID only read the excerpt)
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To: a fool in paradise
Tomorrow's headline today:

Cad's Catty Caddie Loses Caddy!


24 posted on 03/04/2010 1:52:36 PM PST by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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To: thefactor

Exactly! Well said.


25 posted on 03/04/2010 3:33:04 PM PST by BenKenobi (And into this Ring he poured his cruelty, his malice and his will to dominate all life.)
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To: OldDeckHand

I know NOTHING

26 posted on 03/04/2010 3:40:40 PM PST by BRL
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