BISHER: Some lows and highs from world of golf

Care to join me? I'm still in recovery from the Tiger Woods self-cleansing. Which, by the way, was followed up by a presumptuous warning from his goon of a caddie. Steve Williams sent out a growling message that "there will be no heckling" when His Majesty returns to the golf course.

Which brings to mind the question: Where was the big stiff while Woods was playing the bedroom Romeo?

And I add: One of Woods' most annoying features on the tour was the presence of the surly caddie. Get rid of him, and the air clears swiftly.


In case you missed it, I chortled at the line from the Sawgrass PGA Tour office, issued the day of Tiger Woods' performance. It read: "The Tiger Woods hubbub is not expected to delay tee times at Sawgrass."

Gee, how thoughtful.


Begging clarification: A news release reported that after his recital, "Tiger spent some time with his family."

Would I be too brash to ask: Which family? Where?

From what I read, Elin was having lunch at a Thai restaurant, accompanied by one of her children.


Bet you never expected ever to see as much curling as you have during these Olympics. Suddenly, it burst upon the scene, elbowing the evening news off the screen. Say this, though, those women curlers are the prettiest athletes in the competition. Beauties, matter of fact, especially the Scandinavians.


Question of the day: Whatever became of the once close friendship of Tiger Woods and Mark O'Meara? Once inseparable. Tiger was O'Meara's plane ticket.

"I haven't seen much of him the last three years," O'Meara told an interviewer.


Yes, the Golf Writers Association boycotted the staged recital Woods gave, and I was one of the past presidents who voted for it.


Hey, had you noticed? There's David Duval standing at No. 8 in the Ryder Cup standings. Something cooking there.

Furman Bisher is one of the deans of American sports writing. The long-time Atlanta sports journalist is a member of the Georgia and Atlanta Sports Halls of Fame and in addition to his newspaper writing has authored multiple books on major figures likes Hank Aaron and Arnold Palmer. He writes periodic columns for the Daily Post.