Just when you thought the Tiger Woods-Sergio Garcia Players Championship drama had reached its apex, another twist is keeping Swing-gate in the news.
On Monday, Sports Illustrated talked to two marshals who essentially called Woods a liar for asserting that he had been given the OK to pull from his bag Saturday on the second hole of the third round. Garcia stated that the distraction it caused led to his bad second shot.
"Nothing was said to us, and we certainly said nothing to him," John North, the chief marshal for the first three holes, told the site. "I was disappointed to hear him make those remarks. We're there to help the players and enhance the experience of the fans. He was saying what was good for him. It lacked character."
However, on Tuesday, two other marshals came to Woods' defense, saying there had been communication between the world's No. 1 golfer and marshals and that Woods, who first pulled from his bag and was then told that Garcia had hit, was only mistaken a...