The 9th hole in the first round of the PGA Tour Genesis Invitational held on the 17th (Korean time). After Woods’ tee shot 메이저놀이터 flew farther than his teammate Justin Thomas, Woods was caught on camera sneaking a sanitary pad to Thomas. It is said that it was a prop prepared in advance to make fun of Thomas.
Woods and Thomas are famous for being close, like real brothers. At the time, Thomas, who was handed a sanitary pad, laughed out loud, but the scene spread through social media and caused controversy.
USA Today columnist Christine Brennan said, “(Woods) teased Thomas by saying, ‘He hits me like a girl. He criticized it, saying, “This is something I shouldn’t do as a father with a 15-year-old daughter.”
Sky Sports host Sarah Stuck also said, “It was a very stupid move,” and “really disappointing.”
Lawyer and writer Thing Julie Dickaro noted that “men might find these pranks amusing, but to women it’s insulting.”
Eventually, as the controversy grew, Woods apologized after the second round on the 18th, saying, “It was a joke with no bad intentions,” and “I’m sorry if I hurt anyone in any way.”