Tiger Woods spoke for some 20 minutes about the state of his game, belly putters, the U.S. Open and the AT&T National. As he was wrapping up, he needed just one word to cover the topic of Sergio Garcia.
Asked if he had any thought of contacting Garcia to make amends between the two, Woods quickly answered: ''No.'' He smiled. Nearly everyone else in the room laughed.
Hardly the best of the friends, the Woods-Garcia relationship hit petty proportions during this month's Players Championship over a dispute as to whether Woods inadvertently or maliciously - or somewhere in between - disrupted the Spaniard's swing when they were paired together during the tournament's third round.
Woods' expression Monday said it all: They won't be calling a truce any time soon.
Woods was very much at ease as he looked ahead to next month's U.S. Open at Merion near Philadelphia and the AT&T National, which is run by his charitable foundation and will be...