Another day, another evening of Jimmy Fallon having more fun than anyone has a right to.
The host of The Tonight Show brought Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy into the studio Monday night for a little game called "Facebreakers." The object was simple: Chip into glass panels depicting your opponent's face.
Clearly, Fallon booked his guests prior to Woods' decision to forgo professional golf until December.
In lieu of chipping, the four-time Masters champion opted to caddie for Fallon. It didn't help.
McIlroy started as McIlroy tends to start everything these days—with a terrifying display of skill. The Northern Irishman called his shot and smashed a ball through the top right panel.
Woods and Fallon didn't know what to do.
"Dude...I'm sorry," Woods told Fallon.
Thus began the slaughter. Fallon hit a pair of McIlroy's panels, but the day belonged to the 25-year-old pro, who demolished Fallon's faces and received a pre-engraved trophy at the end.
Having Woods stand by and watch as McIlroy assumes his role as headline talent could've made for painful, turn-it-off television. On the contrary, Woods seemed comfortably resigned to play sidekick. Five years and several thousand follicles ago, Woods would've worn this role like a wet sweater.
In any case, it was McIlroy's game to own and win. Tiger can't save you from the hottest golfer of 2014, Jimmy. No one can.
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