woods takes grilling

Austin American-Statesman - - SPORTS BRIEFING -

Af­ter an­other warm wel­come from the Ir­ish pub­lic, Tiger

Woods turned sour at a news con­fer­ence Tues­day when asked about his state of mind since the sex scan­dal that’s wrecked his mar­riage.

When asked whether his li­aisons with other women had been “worth it,” Woods replied, “I think you’re look­ing too deep into this.” He tor­pe­doed the fol­low-up ques­tion with an icily firm “Thank you.”

For the rest of the me­dia ses­sion in Adare, Ire­land, ask­ing him about next week’s Bri­tish Open, Woods flipped a switch into stac­cato half-sen­tences. How will you pre­pare? “Prac­tic­ing.” Where? “Home.” Why not try and play some links golf in Scot­land be­fore­hand? “I need to get home.” Si­lence. Why? “See my kids.” Si­lence. A few min­utes later, when asked again whether he was find­ing per­sonal wor­ries over­shad­ow­ing his game, Woods clearly had enough.

“Ev­ery­thing’s work­ing it­self out,” he said. “Isn’t that enough now?’’

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