Adam Scott defended caddy Williams on Wednesday | Sports TV Link

Adam Scott defended caddy Williams on Wednesday | Sports TV Link

On Wednesday Australian golfer Adam Scott defended caddy Steve Williams following recent remarks the New Zealander made about former world number one Tiger Woods.

Williams made the opinions at an event in Shanghai, China, where he was accepting a satirical award for a celebratory interview he gave after world No. 8 Scott had won their first tournament together in August.

Williams, When asked to about the reason for his celebration at the Bridgestone Invitational, who had been fired by Woods in July, is reported to have said: “I wanted to shove it up that black a.”

Williams has since apologized for the comments, while 14-time major winner Woods expressed his belief that former employee Williams is not a racist after the pair spoke.

Scott, speaking ahead of this week’s Australian Open, described recent events as “unfortunate” while saying there was no place for racism in the game of golf.

Scott also deniable the controversy had negatively impacted his form, after slipping from 3rd heading into the final round of last weekend’s HSBC Champions tournament to finish tied for 11th.

“I don’t think that affected my golf swing,” Williams said. “I would say it was just a coincidence.”

Both Woods and Scott will remain in Australia to take part in the ninth Presidents Cup at the Royal Melbourne Golf Club, After the upcoming tournament in Sydney.

November 17 and 20 , The biennial event pits players from the U.S. against an International team and will be played.

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