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Practice Round With Tiger Awkward: Fellow Pro

Ben Curtis said Woods seemed nervous, played OK
By Will McCahill,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 26, 2010 7:07 PM CDT

(Newser) – A recent practice round with Tiger Woods proved awkward, a fellow pro golfer says—with Woods seeming nervous to be playing with a PGA Tour colleague for the first time after months of rumor and scandal. “He was a bit rusty,” 2003 British Open champ Ben Curtis said of Woods’ play during the round at his home course in Florida.

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“Everybody that tells you that it was the same as before would be kidding themselves,” Curtis tells the AP. “It was obviously a little bit different. When I saw him, no one had actually really seen him in public. I didn’t know him that well before, anyway. But I could see where some of the guys that might have known him pretty well … it might be a little bit different for them now than it was before.”
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