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Bill Plaschke: Take a bow, Steve Williams ... now go away


All praise Steve Williams, the golfing celebrity who fought through controversy and disappointment last weekend to hear thousands of fans chanting his name as he won the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational and … wait a minute.

Steve Williams didn’t win. Adam Scott won.

Steve Williams only carried the clubs.  Adam Scott actually swung them.

Yet it was Williams who heard the loudest applause, it was Williams who conducted the main post-match interview, it was Williams who stole the show from a golfer who won with the lowest tournament score in 11 years.

And it is Williams who should now shut up and disappear.

Please. This caddy needs to be shacked. Long considered one of golf’s most classless figures, Williams outdid himself Sunday by using the furor over being fired by Tiger Woods to overshadow his new golfer’s success.

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