collindm1, on 09 December 2018 - 03:47 PM, said:
I think he's a fiery guy that probably has had some moments he wants back
Ya think, lmao😂😂😂????
I’m a fiery guy Collin, however when I flip the switch, as I said, it’s on dbags bigger and supposedly nastier than me, not some innocent low keyed guy 2-3” and 30-35lbs smaller than me standing at a bar with his wife or a young college aged female food server who had done absolutely nothing wrong yet he berated her and then turned on his then wife, Amy, when she tried to quietly calm him down.
Though ya don’t know me from Adam, about as well as ya know “Sabo,” you’re gonna have to trust me here that competitiveness fire and “playing the game full tilt” has nothing to do with him bein a dbag, lolol, as Sabbatini’s problems have not been on the course competitive and “fiery” in nature.
Having spent a good amount of time with with him, both alone on the course and with Madison(my fiancé) and his former wife, Amy, off of the course, the problem is that RS suffers from a lil man’s complex, in conjunction with a serious bout of entitlement along with a propensity to slam down drinks quickly combined with an inability to handle the after after effects of those drinks.
He’s nothing more than a Greg Norman light. I hate guys that belittle men/women that they believe to be inferior to them or beneath their “station” in life, but I’ll flip the switch anytime, anywhere and against anyone that berates, insults or criticizes a woman publicly and especially their wife.
I’m sure that he was a gem in the less than 5 minutes that you/your friend were with with him as I too witnessed him behaving perfectly fine following a competitive round and a few times during the round as I caddied for him in a Pro-Am when his caddie was unavailable and was flying in that evening.
He was gold that day.
Later Edit:11:28am, 12/10/18-> I just thought of this and it’s irrelevent to the story line but you know me and how I go off the tracks😂😂. It was just funny as s*** when it occurred and I’m speaking to the Pro-Am that I pinch hit as his caddie. As those of you know that have Played in a Tour Pro Am and most of you probably know also, all the top Tour Boys have their foursome already chosen for them and it’s basicslly a VIP group consisting of senior corporate big wigs from the sponsors or other big corporations in the area, to individual VIPs, clients, etc., and then when ya move down the list, the “working man” Pros are in the pre-Am draw at the party the evening prior to play. Well, ole “Sabo” was in the “working man’s” group and so he was in the draw. Oh boy, he wasn’t pissed, he was friggin LIVID😜😂
Ya see, when ya get the VIP Ams, one, they’re normally not chops, and while they may not be Plus, they are usually low double digit/single caps and most importantly, they know the rules and ETIQUETTE of the game, which makes the ensuing 5+ hour round much more palatable for the Pro, and also his caddie, cuz most of the Pro’s caddies will help/assist the Ams with distance, clubs bla bla bla, basically “shielding” the Pro as much as possible from a hell on earth experience😂😂
So here’s the Rorrster with a group of Ams that are out of a hat and he’s got a caddie(moi) that’s fillin in and not that familiar with the course, though I had Played it a few times, lol.
The absolute best and I kept this to myself but told Maddie and his then wife, Amy, that it was perfect Karma and that is that our fourth was some writer from some scrub newspaper from an outlying town and he was doing a piece on “The experience of playing in a PGA Pro-Am”😂😂😂👍
It was BRUUUUUUTAL😂😂
This clown had NEVER been on a course prior as a player and had been to the range 4 times the week prior to the tournament and had one lesson AND he was using these borrowed Sam Snead Wilson, NOT Staffs, the box set Wilsons with the beginner set-up, lmao😂😂😂
Right hand to God✋
I had to go into the bathroom cuz I was laughing so hard that I was crying, literally, cuz he was furious, but I’ll give it to him, he took it like a man😂😂😂
It was so hillarious that I called my Tour Bud from the bathroom and I could hardly talk from laughing😂😂
And yes, the following day was BRUUUUTAL, and Rory handled himself like a Pro, and I told the guy on the second tee that we were there to play golf, not for him to conduct an 18 hole interview, and we understood each other and he also picked up on 16 of 18 holes prior to getting to the green, lol, so we did our part for the pace of play crowd😂😂
Just thinking back on it has me LMAO😂😂
Yep, Karma’s a B****😜
However as I said above, you ask me about a Player, one, I only will give you my opinion if I have FIRST HAND experience with them and not based on my Buddies’ experience with them or other second & third hand gossip & stories and secondly, as I’ve also stated, unless someone is downright rude during a competitive round, and I never saw this with Sabbatini, either prior to, during or post round, I will not make a judgement call on them as a person based on their on-course behavior, be it good, meh or poor. This is their work place and we all handle the ups, downs & pressures of the work place differently however very few people on the face of this earth in the course of their workday have the almost manic ups, downs, highs & lows that a Professional athlete faces during the course of their 2 to 5+ hours competitive work day, especially Professional Athletes who participate in an individual sport, such as golf, tennis or skiing, where everything is magnified ten-fold and there are no teammates on which to share the burdens with or push the blame to, unless of course they’re like the Bubster and blame their caddie, lmao😉
He’s no more “fiery” than most of the guys that I’ve Played with and known, they just don’t have his sense of entitlement.
A man doesn’t speak to or treat any woman like he did Amy, and I don’t care if she “derserved it.” A man shuts his mouth, turns around and walks away. I’ve been there done that and it ain’t easy but that’s the difference between handling perceived adversity with class or handling it like a piece of s***, which I and Madison(who spent much more time with them than I did and saw his dbag side many more times than I) witnessed multiple times.
Oh yea, I too liked when he walked ahead during his round. Sometimes ya gotta do what ya gotta do to stoke the fire, keep the edge and not let someone else drag ya down.
So I don’t have a problem with “Sabo’s” on-course behavior as he was decent when i observed him. It’s his off-course behavior that is appalling.
I’ve found that most of the guys who think “Sabo’s” a “great guy,” one, don’t know him from Adam and have spent less that 3-4 minutes around him ON THE COURSE, and base their personal opinion of him as a man, on that brief superficial encounter, or they have a friend or the friend of a friend who themselves had a great 3-4 minute experience with “Sabo” ON THE COURSE and so they all base their opinions on that friend or that friend of a friemd’s experience and opinion, lolol
There is nothing wrong with that however I just base mine on different parameters~
Stay well Colin and have a great Holiday season🍻
Edited by Forged4ever, 10 December 2018 - 04:32 PM.