After Calling Him a Father Figure on the Tour, Tiger Woods Drops Truth Bombs About 63-Year-Old Fred Couples: ‘You Should See His Fonts on His Phone’

Published 12/12/2022, 5:00 AM EST

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Tiger Woods became a professional golfer in 1996, and since then, he has reached many milestones. However, he lost his biggest supporter, his father, in 2006. A dark phase knocked on the door of the legend, and he embraced it. He was lost and isolated himself completely. However, when a door closes, a different one opens up. And the same way, Woods has someone he could call a father figure. It was Fred Couples. The 63-year-old golfer competed on the PGA tour and the PGA Champions. 

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The former number-one golfer recently attended the first episode of Bridgestone’s “Another Golf Podcast” and talked about the eye power of the American pro golfer. Woods also discussed various topics, including his struggles with golf swings and techniques. Along with that, he discussed Rory McIlroy’s resurgence and also revealed the items in his bag. 

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However, the highlight of the discussion was his bond with the American pro golfer Couples. He submerged in the memories with him and narrated an incident. Couples were playing in October at PGA Tour Champions at the SAS Championship. Exact moment, Woods was glued to his television, witnessing his father figure’s performance. 

But the center of discussion became the description of the Couple’s eyesight. And it took a hilarious turn. 

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The American pro golfer Fred Couples might be getting old, but he still has some swings left in him. However, his eyes have not been his friend lately, and Tiger Woods noted it. The 15 times major championship winner revealed Couples’ struggle at the golf course due to his weak eyesight. He said that Couples preferred yellow balls to play golf. However, it wasn’t like he couldn’t take a shot without the yellow ball. But if the ball guaranteed him a 60, he would use it daily.

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And the discussion did not stop there. Woods was jolly, and he joked about the font size on Couples’ phone. According to him, the font size was gigantic because Couples struggled with his sight. Woods said“I mean, you see his font on his phone. Yeah, it’s one letter, one letter per screen.” The PGA pro exaggerated the condition and said that Couples use too enormous a font size.

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Although, Woods loves Couples’ yellow ball idea because his father figure prefers it. However, there was a chance of another joke. He said, “the yellow ball, and he loves it. He loves it. absolutely loves it because he can’t see anymore.” The pro again made fun of the eyesight; however, the show was on the light, fun side.

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God always creates a way. Therefore, he blessed Woods with someone he could look up to the way he looked at his father.

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Saumya Yashawant

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A Commerce graduate who turned her passion into her profession, Saumya is a Golf writer at Essentially Sports. Having developed the love for the sport at a very young age, she watched Tiger Woods and caught inspiration from his legacy early on. Apart from Woods, she shares great admiration for her country's players like Vishwanathan Anand and Neeraj Chopra.
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