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Jack Nicklaus ‘not interested at all’ in watching Tiger Woods’ comeback


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Posted 15 December 2017 - 08:54 PM


https://www.msn.com/...Nia0?li=BBnb7Kz


Disrespect?  Honesty?  No big deal? Media stirring the pot?

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Posted 15 December 2017 - 09:04 PM

Non story.

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Posted 15 December 2017 - 09:05 PM

Is Tiger back playing again?

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Posted 15 December 2017 - 09:06 PM

Do I wish (Tiger) well? Yeah, but I'm not interested in watching him," Nicklaus said. "I've watched him play golf for 20-something years, why would I want to go watch more? I don't watch anybody play golf." ......  
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Posted 15 December 2017 - 09:09 PM

Non story. Same idiotic media that keeps pressing tiger about explaining his personal issues. Jack clearly said he's not really interested in watching anyone play golf. God I hate the media and their useless click bait.

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Posted 15 December 2017 - 09:15 PM

Needs to go back to

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Posted 15 December 2017 - 09:21 PM

What the media says someone said...
"I hate golf!"

But the part the cut out really sort of changes things....
"I hate golf in the rain when I have a cold!"

That's pretty much how they go about reporting now. Take a small part of what is said, selectively highlight it and run with it as if it is the whole statement.

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Posted 15 December 2017 - 09:30 PM

The man has been around golf for over 60 odd years.  Doesn't seem strange at all that he's not interested in watching anyone play golf, as he's probably bored out of his mind with it.  

I'm with him...every year it gets less and less interesting to spend time watching someone else play golf, when I could use that time doing something myself

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Posted 15 December 2017 - 09:31 PM

Jack’s probably sick of golf by now.

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Posted 15 December 2017 - 09:36 PM

Bitter Jack at his bitter best !!!  :wave:

Edited by sheldonjhacker, 27 December 2017 - 08:13 AM.


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Posted 15 December 2017 - 09:46 PM

View PostCwebb, on 15 December 2017 - 09:30 PM, said:

The man has been around golf for over 60 odd years.  Doesn't seem strange at all that he's not interested in watching anyone play golf, as he's probably bored out of his mind with it.  

I'm with him...every year it gets less and less interesting to spend time watching someone else play golf, when I could use that time doing something myself
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Posted 15 December 2017 - 10:15 PM

congrats to Jack ,  I could care less if Tigger ever teed it up again in his life.  He made golf from a quiet game to a juggernaut where people yell half way across a golf course and act like idiots.  These same idiots would never have stepped on a golf course years ago.  It was called cow pasture pool and made fun of by lots of people.  It was perfectly acceptable.  1998 was the year all the idiots came to play.  that was the year I went from semi public or public courses to private country clubs with a hefty fee.   keep the riff raff out.   i dont care what nationality you are,  just follow the rules like it was done in Bobby Jones era.   Not that Mashed potato crap.

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Posted 15 December 2017 - 10:26 PM

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congrats to Jack ,  I could care less if Tigger ever teed it up again in his life.  He made golf from a quiet game to a juggernaut where people yell half way across a golf course and act like idiots.  These same idiots would never have stepped on a golf course years ago.  It was called cow pasture pool and made fun of by lots of people.  It was perfectly acceptable.  1998 was the year all the idiots came to play.  that was the year I went from semi public or public courses to private country clubs with a hefty fee.   keep the riff raff out.   i dont care what nationality you are,  just follow the rules like it was done in Bobby Jones era.   Not that Mashed potato crap.

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Posted 15 December 2017 - 10:27 PM

View Postjustaman5, on 15 December 2017 - 10:15 PM, said:

congrats to Jack ,  I could care less if Tigger ever teed it up again in his life.  He made golf from a quiet game to a juggernaut where people yell half way across a golf course and act like idiots.  These same idiots would never have stepped on a golf course years ago.  It was called cow pasture pool and made fun of by lots of people.  It was perfectly acceptable.  1998 was the year all the idiots came to play.  that was the year I went from semi public or public courses to private country clubs with a hefty fee.   keep the riff raff out.   i dont care what nationality you are,  just follow the rules like it was done in Bobby Jones era.   Not that Mashed potato crap.
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Posted 15 December 2017 - 10:28 PM

Gee, it must be tough for Jack, sitting there at the 18th at Muirfield Village, and watching all the guys finish their rounds. :)


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Posted 15 December 2017 - 10:29 PM

Yeah it was obviously a flame thrower headline but Jack’s words “I’m not interested at all.” were probably not the best choice.  I am guessing that if Tiger is on the leaderboard in a major or two Mr. Nicklaus will be watching and watching with interest.
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Posted 15 December 2017 - 10:33 PM

sounds like an irritated old man...grumpy...if you don't have anything good to say..just shut up
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Posted 15 December 2017 - 10:34 PM

View Postjustaman5, on 15 December 2017 - 10:15 PM, said:

congrats to Jack ,  I could care less if Tigger ever teed it up again in his life.  He made golf from a quiet game to a juggernaut where people yell half way across a golf course and act like idiots.  These same idiots would never have stepped on a golf course years ago.  It was called cow pasture pool and made fun of by lots of people.  It was perfectly acceptable.  1998 was the year all the idiots came to play.  that was the year I went from semi public or public courses to private country clubs with a hefty fee.   keep the riff raff out.   i dont care what nationality you are,  just follow the rules like it was done in Bobby Jones era.   Not that Mashed potato crap.

lol..gotta laugh..hey you and nicklaus probably both call him "Tigger"

Edited by Man_O_War, 15 December 2017 - 10:39 PM.

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Posted 15 December 2017 - 10:37 PM

Kind of a non-story but you'd think Jack who claims to want to see the game grow would be a little bit more supportive of Tiger given his potential impact on the game going forward.
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Posted 15 December 2017 - 10:41 PM

View Postjustaman5, on 15 December 2017 - 10:15 PM, said:

congrats to Jack ,  I could care less if Tigger ever teed it up again in his life.  He made golf from a quiet game to a juggernaut where people yell half way across a golf course and act like idiots.  These same idiots would never have stepped on a golf course years ago.  It was called cow pasture pool and made fun of by lots of people.  It was perfectly acceptable.  1998 was the year all the idiots came to play.  that was the year I went from semi public or public courses to private country clubs with a hefty fee.   keep the riff raff out.   i dont care what nationality you are,  just follow the rules like it was done in Bobby Jones era.   Not that Mashed potato crap.

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Posted 15 December 2017 - 10:41 PM

View Postnew2g0lf, on 15 December 2017 - 10:37 PM, said:

Kind of a non-story but you'd think Jack who claims to want to see the game grow would be a little bit more supportive of Tiger given his potential impact on the game going forward.

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Posted 15 December 2017 - 10:51 PM

View Postscotee, on 15 December 2017 - 10:29 PM, said:

Yeah it was obviously a flame thrower headline but Jack’s words “I’m not interested at all.” were probably not the best choice.  I am guessing that if Tiger is on the leaderboard in a major or two Mr. Nicklaus will be watching and watching with interest.

Tiger on leader board to win his 18th major.  Mr. N., might take a gander...  Jack has never been a real warm and fuzzy guy.  Warmer and fuzzier than Tiger but still....can't really say he's a people person.  Can you imagine Tiger when he's Jack's age?  LOL

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Posted 15 December 2017 - 11:05 PM

Surprising coming from a class act like him.

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Posted 15 December 2017 - 11:14 PM

View Postjustaman5, on 15 December 2017 - 10:15 PM, said:

congrats to Jack ,  I could care less if Tigger ever teed it up again in his life.  He made golf from a quiet game to a juggernaut where people yell half way across a golf course and act like idiots.  These same idiots would never have stepped on a golf course years ago.  It was called cow pasture pool and made fun of by lots of people.  It was perfectly acceptable.  1998 was the year all the idiots came to play.  that was the year I went from semi public or public courses to private country clubs with a hefty fee.   keep the riff raff out.   i dont care what nationality you are,  just follow the rules like it was done in Bobby Jones era.   Not that Mashed potato crap.
So Tiger is responsible for yelling and the mashed potato yelling.That is quite a stretch to blame that on Tiger and Jack said he does not watch any golfer anymore.
This also does not have anything to do about being a liberal or conservative.The thread should have been locked after that comment,this is a golf site and should not be turned into a left or right talking points.

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Posted 15 December 2017 - 11:54 PM

I thought Jack is supposed to be the epitome of class. While overblown his comments aren't classy.

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Posted 15 December 2017 - 11:55 PM

View Postscotee, on 15 December 2017 - 08:54 PM, said:

https://www.msn.com/...Nia0?li=BBnb7Kz

Disrespect?  Honesty?  No big deal? Media stirring the pot?

Who is stirring the pot here?

Article speaks for itself, put the remarks in context.  Clearly not disrespect, no reason to raise that question. Edit:  looks like you weren't meaning to raise that question.

Jack has said a zillion times he watches little if any golf and takes little interest in the game any more, been that way for a long time - life is about the grandkids, other business things, fishing, you name it.

No surprise he isn't earmarking the TV Guide if Tiger happens to be playing.

Guys tells the truth, folks on here make snide remarks.  And if he said he was hanging on every shot, press would be all over him every time Tiger played. Can't win, but always classy, period.

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Posted 16 December 2017 - 01:45 AM

The GOAT has no time for a pretender :haha:

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Posted 16 December 2017 - 02:35 AM

View PostMan_O_War, on 15 December 2017 - 10:34 PM, said:

View Postjustaman5, on 15 December 2017 - 10:15 PM, said:

congrats to Jack ,  I could care less if Tigger ever teed it up again in his life.  He made golf from a quiet game to a juggernaut where people yell half way across a golf course and act like idiots.  These same idiots would never have stepped on a golf course years ago.  It was called cow pasture pool and made fun of by lots of people.  It was perfectly acceptable.  1998 was the year all the idiots came to play.  that was the year I went from semi public or public courses to private country clubs with a hefty fee.   keep the riff raff out.   i dont care what nationality you are,  just follow the rules like it was done in Bobby Jones era.   Not that Mashed potato crap.

lol..gotta laugh..hey you and nicklaus probably both call him "Tigger"

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Posted 16 December 2017 - 03:08 AM

View PostPetunia Sprinkle, on 15 December 2017 - 09:31 PM, said:

Jack’s probably sick of golf by now.

Probably is sick of being asked about Tiger.
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Posted 16 December 2017 - 03:21 AM

View PostHawkeye77, on 15 December 2017 - 11:55 PM, said:

View Postscotee, on 15 December 2017 - 08:54 PM, said:

https://www.msn.com/...Nia0?li=BBnb7Kz

Disrespect?  Honesty?  No big deal? Media stirring the pot?

Who is stirring the pot here?

Article speaks for itself, put the remarks in context.  Clearly not disrespect, no reason to raise that question. Edit:  looks like you weren't meaning to raise that question.

Jack has said a zillion times he watches little if any golf and takes little interest in the game any more, been that way for a long time - life is about the grandkids, other business things, fishing, you name it.

No surprise he isn't earmarking the TV Guide if Tiger happens to be playing.

Guys tells the truth, folks on here make snide remarks.  And if he said he was hanging on every shot, press would be all over him every time Tiger played. Can't win, but always classy, period.

But why does he desperately want to dial back the ball, if he says:

"...I don't watch anybody play golf." ?

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