Sergio Garcia's yellow outfit his greatest offense at the British Open, more than even talking Wie
So it’s no great shame that Garcia went out there and tripped all over himself, rang up four bogeys on the front nine and carded that nifty 73. You wouldn’t expect anything less from the PGA Tour’s mental midget. As noted in this column from May, 2005, Sergio makes Greg Norman and Phil Mickelson look like Ben Hogan and Jack Nicklaus. As advanced in this blog from Saturday night, fresh off that 65, Sergio had about as much chance of beating Tiger Woods as Roseanne Barr does of winning the Miss Universe pageant later tonight.
Garcia’s greatest offense wasn’t even going Michelle Wie, offering lame excuses in the post round press conference either. “I felt like I missed two or three shots but I hit a lot of good shots which were just on the wrong side,” Garcia told the Associated Press. “There were a couple of three-putts to start with where I thought I hit good putts and unfortunately they didn’t go in and then nothing seemed to be going my way.”
No, where Sergio really screwed up is that all yellow outfit he came to the course in. I know he’s European and Euro men are supposed to be more fashion conscious than there beer T-shirt wearing American counterparts, but I believe Richard Simmons and figure skater Scott Hamilton thought Sergio’s outfit wasn’t manly enough.
You’re trying to beat the great Tiger Woods and you show up looking like a sunflower. I know red is taken, but come on.
I know Sergio was only trying to match the style of our own metrosexual Tim McDonald, but really …
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Now let me go back to making the banana cream pie I've been craving all day for some reason.
Sergio, looked and played the role of the fool on Sunday. Watch how he relaxed and actually played better after he had already taken himself out of contention. He had been hailed as the next great challenger to Tiger back in 1999 and while he has had a nice career, he will never stare down Tiger when it matters. He has shown the tendency to wilt down the stretch numerous times, in tournamnets of consequence and those of the second tier variety. It's a shame too, because he really is one the game's great ball strikers.
I've also heard that Sergio has taken the "ladies man" torch from Fred Couples, but for the life of me I can't understand why.
After taking himself out of contention with a four over front nine that put him at 243, Sergio Garcia regrouped and went 3 under for the back nine to finish at T5. For the Spanish coming back from adversity like this shows the heart of a champion, even if Sergio was unable to defeat Tiger this time.
Some Americans view things differently. To these people, Mark Calcavecchia showed the heart of a champion. After he took himself out of the championship with two over on the front nine to put him at 244, he played the back nine at six over. No one can say of Mark Calcavecchia that he played better once he no longer had a chance to win.
Heart, No! Courage, Yes for wearing that outfit.
Alex, just kidding around this morning. You and I have a very similar attitude towards the great winless one. I was just making sure you weren't changing your winning is all that matters position.
T/F: Experimenting with fads is fun, especially in front of an international audience.
T/F: Your idea of dressing up is wearing Banana Republic instead of Old Navy.
T/F: People think you are colorblind.
If you answered True to even one of these, you're having a fashion emergency.
However he was also beaten by a yank!
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