Doc Rivers says he was late to the game because he was watching Tiger Woods
Tiger Woods could continue his incredibly inconsistent play for another five years and more than half of the golf world would still be checking the leaderboard on Saturdays and Sundays searching for his name. Doc Rivers is apparently no exception. As you have likely heard, Tiger won the Memorial on Sunday and tied Jack Nicklaus with 73 PGA tournament victories. He did it with the help of an amazing chip-in for birdie on 16, which is the shot that delayed Rivers from leaving his house.
“It was unbelievable,” Rivers said according to the Boston Herald. “I was trying to leave my house, and that delayed me, but that’s fine. That’s really cool.”
Fortunately for the Celtics, Woods was able to win the tournament by two strokes and a playoff wasn’t necessary. Had the Memorial gone into extra holes, I’m not sure Boston could have pulled out an overtime victory with Paul Pierce sitting on the bench. Good thing Tiger’s chip-in was for birdie and not for par.
To see a video of the amazing shot by Tiger that made Rivers late, click here.
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