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    Tiger Fined By PGA For Hocking a Loogie

    Isn't the PGA getting a little too sanctimonious ? Or was this because the event was in Dubai? Geeze they'd freak if any MLB player made the tour.

    Tiger Woods fined by European Tour for spitting

    "Ewen Murray, a commentator for Britain's Sky Sports, said on air after seeing Woods spit on the second tee during the second round that it was "one of the ugliest things you will ever see on a golf course."
    On Sunday, after Woods spit on the 12th green, Murray said on air that "somebody now has to come behind him and maybe putt over his spit. It does not get much lower than that."


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    Re: Tiger Fined By PGA For Hocking a Loogie

    If it was a big, green loogie then I agree. Should have left the green to do it. If it was just some saliva, no big deal.



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    Re: Tiger Fined By PGA For Hocking a Loogie

    Crazy... those eurotrash ******* across the pond getting bent out of shape over a little spit? Pathetic.



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    Re: Tiger Fined By PGA For Hocking a Loogie

    You don't do that on the green. Seems like a legit fine to me.



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    Re: Tiger Fined By PGA For Hocking a Loogie

    Legit, the same happened to Sergio a few years back.

    Tiger should have been fined in addition for his play yesterday, can't remember Tiger shotting 75 when entering a round 1 off of the lead. He is obviously not the player he was before "the incident." The guy has more talent than any other player, but if he can't get his head straight, there is no way he breaks Jack's record and he might not win another major again. The young kids are getting good and aren't afraid of Tiger, they are like sharks in a pool of blood.



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    Re: Tiger Fined By PGA For Hocking a Loogie

    Has nothing to do with "Eurotrash" and everything to do with Tiger being too lazy to walk a few meters (since this is the Euro tour we're talking about here) and hock it onto the rough of the fairway. This is the PGA we're talking about, and he's been part of it for nearing two decades now. He should know better than that.


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    Re: Tiger Fined By PGA For Hocking a Loogie

    Quote Originally Posted by erikbj View Post
    Legit, the same happened to Sergio a few years back.

    Tiger should have been fined in addition for his play yesterday, can't remember Tiger shotting 75 when entering a round 1 off of the lead. He is obviously not the player he was before "the incident." The guy has more talent than any other player, but if he can't get his head straight, there is no way he breaks Jack's record and he might not win another major again. The young kids are getting good and aren't afraid of Tiger, they are like sharks in a pool of blood.


    Pierre Chang agrees.



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    Re: Tiger Fined By PGA For Hocking a Loogie

    Quote Originally Posted by jdoggivjc View Post
    Has nothing to do with "Eurotrash" and everything to do with Tiger being too lazy to walk a few meters (since this is the Euro tour we're talking about here) and hock it onto the rough of the fairway.
    Oh..10-4. You mean that it was because he did it on the green? I guess that could be discourteous if it disrupts the putting line.

    But they won't fine you if you spit on the fairway ??


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    Re: Tiger Fined By PGA For Hocking a Loogie

    It wasn't the PGA...The quote you even posted says that it was the European Tour.



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    Re: Tiger Fined By PGA For Hocking a Loogie

    Quote Originally Posted by pyrocyz View Post
    It wasn't the PGA...The quote you even posted says that it was the European Tour.
    couple questions:
    1. Isn't the European tour part of, or under an "umbrella" of, the PGA?

    2. Can you hock a loogie on the green if you play in a US PGA tourney?


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    Re: Tiger Fined By PGA For Hocking a Loogie

    Quote Originally Posted by erikbj View Post
    Legit, the same happened to Sergio a few years back.

    Tiger should have been fined in addition for his play yesterday, can't remember Tiger shotting 75 when entering a round 1 off of the lead. He is obviously not the player he was before "the incident." The guy has more talent than any other player, but if he can't get his head straight, there is no way he breaks Jack's record and he might not win another major again. The young kids are getting good and aren't afraid of Tiger, they are like sharks in a pool of blood.
    This isn't even close to what Sergio did. Sergio deliberately spit into the cup.


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    Re: Tiger Fined By PGA For Hocking a Loogie

    Big difference. Different tour cards even different rules books. The European tour utilizes the Royal and Ancient rules while the USGA operates with their own interpretation of the rules. Most of the rules are the same but there are some small differences even in the equipment that can be used.

    There is actually two separate PGAs that govern over the two tours.



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    Re: Tiger Fined By PGA For Hocking a Loogie

    Quote Originally Posted by Go2Guy View Post
    couple questions:
    1. Isn't the European tour part of, or under an "umbrella" of, the PGA?

    2. Can you hock a loogie on the green if you play in a US PGA tourney?
    1. No.
    2. Its more a of gentlemans rule, not in the book but implied.



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    Re: Tiger Fined By PGA For Hocking a Loogie

    Quote Originally Posted by pyrocyz View Post
    Big difference. Different tour cards even different rules books. The European tour utilizes the Royal and Ancient rules while the USGA operates with their own interpretation of the rules. Most of the rules are the same but there are some small differences even in the equipment that can be used.

    There is actually two separate PGAs that govern over the two tours.
    Didn't realize they require different tour cards. Is the "The Open" (British Open) part of the Euro Tour?

    So all those US players who participated in Dubai, and the other Euro events - do they have to qualify for a tour card, or do they get an exemption since they have a USGA card?


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    Re: Tiger Fined By PGA For Hocking a Loogie

    If theres rules about spitting, its not a sport.



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