‘Insensitive and crass’: Tiger ‘sorry’ for ‘bizarre’ tampon prank that divided golf world

Tiger Woods has apologised after his apparent bid to prank playing partner Justin Thomas by handing him a tampon during the first round of the PGA Genesis Invitational sparked some criticism of the 15-time major champion.

But Paige Spiranac is offended by those who had an issue Woods’ tampon stunt.

Woods slipped the hygiene product to Thomas as they walked off the ninth tee at Riviera Country Club, where Woods had out-driven Thomas.

The exchange was captured by a Getty Images photographer and soon went viral on social media, with many lambasting the 15-time major champion for the behavior.

“Really, Tiger,” wrote USA Today columnist Christine Brennan in slamming the “immature” incident.

“Woods’ message to Thomas was obvious. It has been the go-to line of silly, often insecure boys for generations: You play like a girl.”

Sky Sports’ Sarah Stirk criticised Woods’ behaviour, describing it as “crass” and “disappointing”.

Following Woods’ second-round three-over-par 74 that left him outside the cut line when he finished, he was asked about the stunt and apologised for it.


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