Fore Friday: Tiger Controversy, Ko Turns Pro, and the World’s Deadliest Golf Tournament

Each Friday, we scour the internet looking for the very best and most interesting in the golf news and stories circulating online that week. This way,  you can always be up to date with the latest chatter when you hit the links on the weekend.

Here’s what’s happening this week in the world of golf.

More Controversy Swirls Around Tiger

Golf Writer Apologies to Tiger Woods for Insinuating he is a Cheater

Last week more than a few eyebrows were raised around the golf world when reporter and commentator Brandel Chamblee insinuated Tiger Woods was a cheater in an article giving grades out to players for the 2013 season.

Not surprisingly, there was a lot of people on both sides of the comments. Now Chamblee is backtracking.

World’s Deadliest Golf Tournament?

Kenny Mayne Plays the Deadliest Golf Tournament

No doubt you’ve played in a few golf tournaments before, but only a handful of people can claim they have participated in the Elfego Baca Golf Shoot.

The tournament is set in the rugged desert of New Mexico and involves a lot more than worrying about your slice.

Wild Invasion

Wild Pigs Ravage Golf Course, Neighborhood

A California golf course is suffering from some unwanted new guests, a pack of wild pigs. The course management at the Almaden Country Club located in San Jose have encountered a roving pack of wild pigs running amok on the course.

It can certainly make for an interesting experience when a 300 pound pig with tusks come charging at the tee box!

Lydia Ko Makes it Official 

Lydia Ko Confirms She has Turned Pro

The teen aged Kiwi phenom has been the topic of quite a few question marks this off season after her incredible performance in 2013 on the tour. This week, though, she has made it official and will turn pro.

It should be very exciting to see how the LPGA fares with her on the tour.

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