This past Tuesday Sergio Garcia was asked a question on whether he will invite Tiger Woods over to dinner during the U.S. Open. Sergio responded to the question by saying “We will have him ’round every night. We will serve fried chicken.”
Sergio later tried to say that he responded to a silly question with a silly answer. But this was not a silly answer, it was disrespectful. And even though Sergio has made several statements now apologizing and calling the statement inappropriate, the damage has been done. Watch Full Movie Online Streaming Online and Download
Tiger responded by saying the comment was hurtful and inappropriate, but he took the high road stating that he feels Sergio’s apologies were sincere and that it was time to get back to golf and let bygones be bygones.
I first have to applaud Tiger in this situation. Sergio was out of line and if Tiger really wanted, he could push the situation and draw even greater attention to Sergio’s ignorant statement.
I personally have always liked Sergio for his honesty and candidness, but he has really crossed a line here. Sergio has an endorsement contract with Taylor Made and they have said that his comments were inappropriate, wrong, and that they will be deliberating on how to proceed.
If I had to guess, and I think it would be the correct move, Taylor Made will drop Sergio from their staff, and other companies will likely follow. This will certainly have a financial impact on Sergio.
This situation between Tiger and Sergio started out as a simple disagreement. In case any of you aren’t aware, Tiger pulled out a club while Sergio was about to hit, and it turned into a media frenzy that will now likely cost Sergio about ten million a year in potential endorsement contracts.
Sergio as well as other stars are in the spotlight. Kids and adults alike look up to these guys and although they are human, they are not paid to make boneheaded mistakes.
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