Just for Laughs

June 06, 2004

SILLY SEASON, golf's year-end run of made-for-TV events, just
got sillier: the Tommy Bahama Challenge, a new event that will
pit four-man teams of young guns--players 30 and under--from
the U.S. against a squad from the rest of the world. What's
silly about that? The Americans will be captained by Gary
McCord and the Internationals by David Feherty, two of the
funniest guys in the game. The one-day event will be taped Nov.
9 at Grayhawk Golf Club in Scottsdale, Ariz., and televised on
CBS on New Year's Day. Here's how the captains stack up.

COLOR PHOTO: STEVE GRAYSON/WIREIMAGE.COM (MCCORD) GARY MCCORD COLOR PHOTO: DARREN CARROLL (FEHERTY) DAVID FEHERTY COLOR PHOTO: ROBBIE JACK/CORBIS (PIRATE)
COLOR PHOTO: NICK UT/AP (HAZELWOOD) COLOR PHOTO: JIM GUND (CAMPBELL) TWO COLOR PHOTOS: ROBERT BECK (SCOTT, WOODS) COLOR PHOTO: ANDREW REDINGTON/GETTY IMAGES (GARCIA)

RESEMBLES

--Captain Hook
--Captain Joseph Hazelwood

STRATEGY

--"There will be taunting."
--"What will Phil do next?"

COACHING PHILOSOPHY

--"David and I will be having a beer in the corner."
--"I'm looking forward to being in charge--it's never happened
before."

NO. 1 DRAFT PICK

--Chad Campbell
--Paul Casey

POSSIBLE CAPTAIN'S PICKS

--Zach Johnson, Ty Tryon
--Adam Scott, Justin Rose

HELPFUL SUGGESTION

--"We should each get one phone call, one lifeline, when we
have to make a decision."
--"If there's a tie, McCord and I have to square off topless."

YOUNG GUN MOST LIKELY TO SAY NO

--Tiger Woods
--Sergio Garcia

NOTEWORTHY APPEARANCE

--Tin Cup
--1991 Ryder Cup

AUTHOR, AUTHOR

--Golf for Dummies
--Somewhere in Ireland a Village Is Missing an Idiot

FIGHTING WORDS

--"We'll not only bury Feherty and his minions, we'll look better
than them doing it."
--"The mustache has grown backward up his nose and affected his
few remaining brain cells."

HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
OUT
HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
IN
Eagle (-2)
Birdie (-1)
Bogey (+1)
Double Bogey (+2)