Woods' ex-caddie says he regrets TV interview

Published on NewsOK Modified: March 12, 2014 at 9:09 am •  Published: March 12, 2014
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SYDNEY (AP) — The ex-caddie of Tiger Woods says his one regret was his television interview on the 18th green after Adam Scott won at Firestone.

Scott won the Bridgestone Invitational in 2011, and Steve Williams got most of the attention for an interview right after the tournament ended. Williams had spent 12 years with Woods until getting fired a month earlier and told David Feherty of CBS Sports, "I've caddied for 33 years — 145 wins now — and that's the best win I've ever had."

In an interview with Fox Sports Australia this week, Williams said it was a mistake.

"Firstly, when you're a caddie that never happens," Williams said. "Of course, I was unbelievably excited. I'd been through a pretty emotional period, and a pretty rough period the preceding 12 or so months with the fallout from Tiger. I never expected someone to put a microphone in your face when you walk off the 18th green as a caddie. That's never, ever happened before, and obviously I was pretty emotional at the time.



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