Tuesday, February 15, 2005

Teed up topic

I don't have anything profound to say about this story but, given that it refers to both professional golf (of which I am a fan) and world politics (with which I am mildly obsessed), I feel some sort of a moral obligation make note of it.

LONDON - Paul Casey, an Englishman who lives in Arizona, returns to the PGA Tour this week after undergoing counseling to deal with the fallout from his derogatory comments about Americans.

Casey said in an interview with The Sunday Times of London in November that he learned to “properly hate” the Americans during the Ryder Cup. He also said U.S. fans can be “bloody annoying,” and the vast majority of Americans don’t know what’s going on in the world.