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'It's a funny story': Tiger Woods jokes about Brooks Koepka's snub at the Open

Tiger Woods has shrugged off concerns about his lack of golf heading into this week’s British Open, saying he needs to carefully manage the remaining years of his career. 
Woods said his Masters victory in April took a lot out of him and he went on a two-week family vacation in Thailand after finishing tied for 21st at the US Open last month.
In a news conference ahead of the Open, the 15-times major champion also joked about Brooks Koepka ignoring his request for a practice round, and when asked if he had sampled the local beer in Portrush he laughed and hinted he had sampled too much in the past.
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    Tiger Woods adamant lack of pre-Open practice is not a problem ► https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2019/jul/14/tiger-woods-adamant-open-practice-no-problem

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    "mum and dad and the kids have been the most important thing in my life…" and where did those kids come from champ?

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    Great to see him playing well but he left out shagging from what’s important to him

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    Michael Schuenemann

    WE NEVER LIKE THE MAN ON WHAT HE DONE TO HIS WIFE !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    THE LEFT AND DEMON RATS SHOULD START WORRYING ABOUT THE EPSTEIN LOLITA EXPRESS AS CHUCK SCHUMER'S NAME WAS JUST MENTIONED HAVING FINANCIAL DEALINGS WITH HIS FRIEND EPSTEIN AND MAY HAVE BEEN TO THE PEDO ISLAND – WOW !!!!!! OUR BILLY BOY CLINTON HAS BEEN OVER 26 TIMES ON THAT LOLITA EXPRESS HAVING SEX WITH LITTLE GIRLS AND LITTLE BOYS AND BEEN TO MANY PEDO PARTIES AND NEW PHOTO'S WERE JUST RELEASED OF CLINTON SWIMMING IN THE OCEAN WITH OTHERS JUST OF PEDO ISLAND !

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    Nobody will remember Koepka in 5 years. TW is a legend forever

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    Woods seems so much more relaxed now. Previous interviews were so robotic and predictable.

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    Tiger is actually Keopkas hero, but this shows just how much respect he has for Tiger. Brooks is got that competitive fire and in honor of Tiger he can't be practicing with him haha even though I'm sure he would in a regular event.

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    So glad we get to watch him play still. I fell in love with golf 20 some years ago cause of him U the GOAT tiger

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    A pint of the black stuff!

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    The best interview by Tiger I have ever seen. Making fun of himself, that was brilliant…….

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    Who’s in for Tiger Woods PGA Tour 2020?

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    Ernesto Longoria

    Don't get it twisted, hes the GOAT!!

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    Now I know who to cheer against…Koepka.

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    Tiger Woods is ​still​ the #2 in the World Record even he can't win any tournament this year.

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    Brooks is a racist. @StandforTiger

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    I can't believe the Seahawks didn't run the ball.

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    Poor baby!! I guess he expects the whole planet to jump to his beck-in call. I truly admire his past accomplishments on the golf circuit,….BUT, It seems like every tournament is all about "Tiger Woods" and a bunch of other guys….Enough already!
    The "Young Guns" are running over him, and he apparently doesn't like that feeling, but in the end it comes to all competitors.
    Time for "Tiger" to smell the coffee!!

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    As a Rory fan, Koepka is one the best

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    I love this guy! May he win

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    I was an ardent Woods fan until he played golf with a racist President twice. Now I couldn't care less if he never wins again.

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    Looks like he’ll be sipping the local Guinness on Friday afternoon, unfortunately.

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    I always felt bad for the @#$$@#@ media's dragging him through the mud for being human.

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    Kojtxiszoonyob Hlubkoj69

    U not gonna win another major for the rest of life. Maybe, u need to stick to playing the 19 holes hot only! !!!

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    7 seconds to answer a call for blake of the year and doesn't answer a text from the boss man wow

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    Stop hating on brooks, he didn’t do anything wrong

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    Tiger is gunning for Jack’s major champ record. 💯

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    I think tiger texting brooks to get in his head.

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    Well just believe to your self and kept going ! Nothing is impossible in life’s idols and be positive 🙏🏿👏

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    He’s the greatest.

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    Aw now Tiger, you saw it up close and center at Bethpage.

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    1:23, oh and blondes

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    We're talking about practice? Practice!? C'mon man!!!

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    Legend 😎😎😎

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    cant win and take a month off each time. Golf is to much about feel and comfort out there. He has lost the last 3 majors in the 1st round without proper preparation of tournament rounds under his belt

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    David Robertson

    tigger ❤️

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    Brooks is a cocky mofo but we all know this game humbles

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    Tiger left out the Hoes on his list of whats important to him.

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    Why would Koepka bother with a bum who can’t even make the cut

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    It's a funny story. Tiger didnt even look like he wanted to be at the open this year.

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    The guy is still a class act. Always appreciative of the fans, even after a bogey. What a player! Some of the so called young guns born with a silver spoon in their mouth, better lighten up before people get even more tired of their arrogance!

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    worked out great didn't it ?

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    Natural Tiger much better than media savvy Tiger. The goat.

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    His ex is pregnant by a football player

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    Hmmm Tiger needs to get over himself. He knows Brooks is a fan and has his own pre-round practice routine, so why feel the need to tell everyone in a media interview. Imagine when Tiger was in his hey day when he ignored everyone and practised alone? Sad…

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    So Brook has won 4 majors so far .. and Tiger has how many??????

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    Koepka left him hanging….

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    WATCH OUT YOU SNUBBED A GREAT GOLFER THIS GUY NOW HAS A REASON TO COMPETE

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