Will Tiger break Jack’s record? Adam Scott seems to think so. “I absolutely believe he will,” Scott said. “I have learned in my career, and I have played through his prime the whole time, which has been hard because he was so dominant, but I never doubt what he is capable of on a golf course. He’s just proven us all wrong so many times if you doubt him, and he’ll find a way to do it, for sure. I believe that.”
Scott won the 2013 Masters Tournament while Tiger was scrambling to climb the leaderboard late Sunday afternoon. Tiger suffered a two-stroke penalty on Friday after taking an illegal drop and signing an incorrect scorecard. Some people think Tiger should have been disqualified, and when he wasn’t, most people said he would withdrawal. He didn’t, and would end up finishing in the top 10.
The illegal drop has been creating quite a buzz, and everyone seems to have an opinion on the issue. Even Tiger’s former caddie Steve Williams had something to say about it.
“From what I can gather, he took an illegal drop, signed a scorecard and left the course,” Williams said. “Under most circumstances, that would result in disqualification. If the Rules of Golf are upheld, I believe he should have been disqualified.”
Seems like the politically correct way to address the situation. Steve now caddies for Adam Scott, and has said some pretty nasty things about Tiger over the years. Scott does a good job staying out of the way, and this is another instance where the two might not see eye-to-eye.
I personally believe that the rules committee made the right decision. I also agree with Adam Scott that Tiger will break Jack’s record. There are a lot of things to talk about and to consider here. This season just got more interesting!