Steve Williams Now Feels Bad About Acting Like An Insufferable Jerk On Sunday
Well, it didn’t take long for THE BEST CADDIE WHO HAS EVER CADDIED EVER (in his mind, I assume) to decide it might be high time to eat some humble pie regarding his antics on Sunday after Adam Scott won the WGC Bridgestone Invitational when he blasted Tiger Woods and referred to the win “the most satisfying victory of my career.” The fact that he has been getting criticized from all angles for his attention-seeking behavior might have something to do with his decision. Just a little bit.
His mea culpa, of sorts (via The Telegraph):
“Looking back on it, I was a bit over the top,” Williams said. “I had a lot of anger in me about what happened and it all came out.
“I said what I said, but I’m not going to say any more about Tiger. I had a lot of emotions going on all week. You hear people say ‘How good are you now that you’re not caddieing for Tiger?’, things like that and it makes you want to prove yourself.
“When we were coming down the stretch and all those people were calling out my name, I mean I’ve never experienced anything like that and when Adam won, all of a sudden, all that emotion poured out.”
Well, I suppose we should give him some credit for owning up to his error in judgment due to the jolt he got from all the adulation he was receiving from the gallery. What’s done is done and apparently, if we are to trust Williams, he’s not going to say any more about Tiger anyway. Writing any more about Tiger, on the other hand, might be a different story altogether.
Tiger Woods’ ex-caddie Steve Williams regrets criticising former employer after Bridgestone Invitational [The Telegraph]