Boom Goes The Dynamite: The Tiger Fart Coverup

It was The Fart Heard ‘Round The World — for a few minutes, at least — delighting children and adults alike and reminding all of us that even Tiger Woods is human. But video footage of Woods letting one rip at the Buick Open on Sunday lasted on the Internets about as long as the flatulence itself, as nervous PGA officials immediately yanked it off of YouTube.

Tiger Woods and caddy

(Dangerous carbon emissions from Buick)

If you were one of the lucky ones who saw the video before the PGA tossed its big, wet blanket, you heard Woods blast one on the final hole (so to speak), as he won the tournament by three strokes. Woods and caddy Steve Williams can immediately be seen laughing (photo above), and in my opinion Woods should have been penalized a stroke for failing to provide a courtesy cough. But if history has taught us anything, it’s that it’s never the fart itself that causes the problem. It’s the ensuing coverup. Read more…