Posted November 07, 2011 on AP on Fox
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Greg Norman has defended caddie Steve Williams over his racial slur about Tiger Woods. He says the comments were ''stupid,'' but he doesn't believe Williams is racist. Norman also says Williams' current employer, Adam Scott, should ignore calls to release him. Williams' disparaging comment came during a caddies' awards party Friday in Shanghai. Norman adds that ''we've all made stupid comments at stupid times, unfortunately his stupid comment became global news.'' The Australian was speaking Monday from The Lakes, where he'll begin play in the Australian Open on Thursday.

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