Golf has birdies, eagles, and one notorious Tiger.
You can add "dog" to that list. Well, hot dog, at least.
During the final round of the Frys.com Open at CordeValle on Sunday, a 31-year-old man actually threw a hot dog at Tiger Woods. From Golf.com:
The hot dog came nowhere near hitting its intended target, and the man, whose name was not released, was handcuffed, escorted from the course and charged with disturbing the peace, a misdemeanor.
"He was pretty far away from me," Woods said, "and you know, when he started making the commotion and the gallery started to kind of get into it, I could hear the security behind me--I was still bent over [reading] my putt. And when I looked up [the hot dog] was already in the air."
What the hell is wrong with people? Still, it could have been worse.
"Just an idiot," said Dan Diggins, the tournament's director of security, who followed the Woods group. "But it wasn't a chili-dog. It could have been really bad."
I've heard of people throwing shoes at political figures, but wasting a perfectly good hot dog is just madness. Madness, I tell you!
In more serious—and tragic for Texans fans—news, John McClain of the Houston Chronicle is reporting that Mario Williams is done for the season.
Outside linebacker Mario Williams is out for the season with a torn pectoral muscle that will require surgery this week.
Rookie Brooks Reed, a second-round pick, will take his place.
You've got to feel for the Texans who have a golden opportunity to win the AFC South this season, and early in the season have looked like a team that could compete with the big boys in the AFC. The loss of a player of Mario Williams' caliber is a huge blow to those chances.
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