Steve Williams drops racial slur about Woods

Tiger Woods former caddie was much criticized for the way he conducted his self after he and new employer, Adam Scott, won the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational. Basically taking all of the credit for himself and giving little to no praise for his new boss.

Well, he has certainly stepped up his smack talk recently -- Or rather down I should say.

Williams who is in Shanghai, China with Scott playing in the WGC HSBC Champions event has taken it over the line with his recent comments towards his former boss, Woods.

At the caddies' award dinner hosted by some of the sponsors of the HSBC, in which many of the Tour's players (including Scott) and of course caddies in attendance. Williams said something about Woods that had many left with their jaws open in almost disbelief.

Upon receiving an award for 'Best Celebration' Williams got off a blast on his ex boss saying this about what he said after he and Scott won the Bridgestone Invitational earlier this season in August.

"My aim was to shove it right up that black [expletive]."

Stunned is an understatement to the many in attendance. As some are already calling for Williams termination from Scott.

Not only did this put Williams in a very bright spotlight, it also puts his; for now, boss in a very precarious position.

What is he to do?

Derek Lawrenson of England's 'Mail' had this to say on the issue.

"Then there’s Scott, who has a deserved reputation as one of the nice guys of the sport. If he wants to keep it, he needs to get a new caddie, preferably for this afternoon’s third round."

"As one caddie said: ‘We were amazed when Williams kept his job after the Bridgestone. There’s surely no way he can keep his job after this.’"

I believe both parties are correct in this case. Williams should be terminated.

Unfortunately for the event, which is stacked near the top of the leader board with world class talent.

It will be hard to look past the headlines tonight and tomorrow from what Williams has said.

One can only imagine what will come in the hours to come from Adam Scott and a decision on Williams.

------Editor Note

Steve Williams has since released a statement about the remarks he made towards Tiger Woods.

"I apologize for comments I made last night at the Annual Caddy Awards dinner in Shanghai. Players and caddies look forward to this evening all year and the spirit is always joking and fun."

"I now realize how my comments could be construed as racist. However I assure you that was not my intent. I sincerely apologize to Tiger and anyone else I have offended."

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