Heads Up! Tiger Plays With Fans On TPC Scottsdale’s Famous 16th

Remember when Tiger Woods was a fresh-faced rookie with a serious sense of humor to go along with his soon-to-be legendary game? Well, not much has changed on that front. His first few days at the Waste Management Phoenix Open are a testament to that.

Woods began the week keeping things light and fun at his press conference where he elaborated on “tooth-gate” and explained his reason for the skeleton ski mask he sported in Italy. He also talked at length about how excited he was to put his game to the test again. 

During Wednesday’s pro-am, Woods put that game — and sense of humor — on display once again.

After hitting his tee shot into the left green side bunker on the par-3 16th that he helped make famous, Woods was showered with light-hearted boos. His response? Hit a hosel rocket out of that bunker and straight into the masses! The video is actually pretty compelling. 

Some are saying it was a mistake by Woods, but witnesses say his attitude before, during and after the shot were nothing but playful. I tend to think it was in good fun — the 16th at TPC Scottsdale is a place to show off and have some fun. It seems Tiger was doing a little of both. 

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