Tiger Woods is coming off an unimaginable win on the Masters Match and can have a brand new course to beat on the PGA Championship this weekend in New York.
Whereas Woods tees off Thursday within the first spherical at Bethpage Black on Lengthy Island, he took a shot at John Daly over the golfer’s use of a cart. A PGA Committee on the American with Disabilities Act made the choice Tuesday to permit Daly to make use of the cart on the occasion.
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Woods appeared to take a shot at Daly over the committee’s choice.
“So far as J.D. taking a cart, nicely, I walked with a damaged leg,” Woods mentioned.
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Woods was referring to the 2008 U.S. Open at Torrey Pines, during which he performed on torn ligaments in his left knee and a double stress fracture within the leg. He performed 91 holes, finally profitable the match in a playoff.
Daly is not going to have entry to each space of the course within the cart and far of the entry can be depending on the climate and course situations, mentioned Kerry Haigh, the championships director for the PGA of America.
“I’ll meet with John and simply speak by means of the place he can go and might’t go,” Haigh mentioned. “Clearly there’s some locations on this golf course the place you may’t get a golf cart to. We try to use widespread sense, what’s cheap, what’s honest for the safety each of the participant and people points in addition to the taking part in of a significant championship.”
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Daly suffers from arthritis in his proper knee and requested the cart over medical points. He would be the first golfer to journey in a cart at a significant match since Casey Martin within the U.S. Open at Olympic Membership in 1998 and 2012.
The Related Press contributed to this report.