The best revenge is living well, unless you’re Tiger Woods‘ former caddy Stevie Williams. Then the best revenge is helping your new boss beat your old boss by 18 strokes in front of a national TV audience.
Williams, who was recently fired as Tiger Woods’ looper, joined up with Australian Adam Scott to win the World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational Sunday (Aug. 7) in Akron, Ohio.
In a post-tournament interview with CBS golf analyst David Feherty, Williams pulled no punches, saying, “I’ve caddied for 33 years, 145 wins now, and that’s the best win I’ve ever had.” This is a particularly biting comment considering Williams caddied for Woods for 13 of his 14 major championships and 72 total wins.
Their working relationship fell apart after Williams caddied for Scott at the AT&T National while Woods recovered from a leg injury. In a “He said/He said” argument, Williams believed it to be OK to work with Scott considering Woods had allowed it during days earlier at the U.S. Open. But Woods soon dismissed Williams from his team.
Woods’ agent Mark Steinberg didn’t take kindly to the Williams remarks. He tells Golfweek, “I’m stunned I’ve had to talk about this situation last night and
today after Adam Scott’s good win. I feel sorry for
Adam. But I’m tired of [Woods] taking shots for two years.”
This is not the first jab Williams has thrown at the golf icon since the two parted ways. Williams, who said little to nothing since Woods sex scandal broke in November 2009, recently broke his silence about his former employer.
In July 2011, he told RadioSport New Zealand, “I was completely loyal, stuck by the guy, was as loyal as someone could be. I took a lot of heat during Tiger’s scandal — not just myself, my family. I never really got pardoned from that scandal. So I do felt let down, there’s no two ways about it.”
Who knew the “Gentlemen’s Game” could be so far from gentle?
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