Journalist follows Tiger Woods at golf event in Turkey, gets head-butted for doing so
Following Tiger Woods could have led one into some seedy places back in the day, these days one can end up getting head-butted for doing so.
Don’t worry, it wasn’t Tiger doing the head-butting – it would be a far greater scandal if that was the case – but the head of the Turkish Golf Federation seemingly took the law into his own hands to deal with a Tiger-tracker at the inaugural World Golf Finals in Turkey today.
Woods and Rory McIlroy are two of the eight names competing in the Finals – word is they got a hell of a lot of money just for showing up - and naturally their presence created a lot of media interest around the event.
According to a report on the National Turk website, one member of the fourth estate got a little too close to Woods for comfort, prompting the head of the Turkish Golf Federation, Ahmet Agaoglu, to allegedly nut him, breaking his glasses in the process.
There isn’t an awful lot of information about what happened and National Turk would appear to be the only source reporting the story to date, but apparently Cihat Ünal, a reporter for Turkish daily Zaman and Cihan news agency, has pressed charges against Agaoglu for the assault and is being supported by fellow media members who have found Agaoglu incredibly difficult to deal with to date.
More on the incident will undoubtedly emerge in the next couple of days, but one reason for the lack of coverage could be that attention was focused elsewhere, namely on Rory McIlroy’s missus Caroline Wozniacki, who was following her beau around in a skimpy outfit that judging by this picture, certainly turned a few heads.
We didn’t think there’d be much excitement surrounding a golf event in Turkey, but one head-butt and scantily clad famous tennis player later, we’ll certainly be keeping a closer eye on it in the future.