NAPLES, Fla. – What are teammates likely to talk about in their Shark Shootout pairings this week?
Darren Clarke/Graeme McDowell – Tiger hunting. They’ve both outdueled Woods in one-on-one Sunday confrontations. Clarke beat Woods in the WGC Match Play Championship final in 2000. McDowell beat him this past Sunday at the Chevron World Challenge.
Dustin Johnson/Ian Poulter – Bunkers and ball marks. Well, probably not.
Rickie Fowler/Bubba Watson – Cars and video games.
Steve Stricker/Jerry Kelly – Sharp cheddar vs. mild cheddar.
Fred Funk/Kenny Perry: Best early bird specials in Naples.
Greg Norman/Matt Kuchar: The joy of having teeth that line up like perfect little ivory soldiers.
Justin Leonard/Scott Verplank – Cowboys. Whether the Dallas Cowboys could beat the Oklahoma State Cowboys.
Jason Day/Rory Sabbatini: All things Ben Hogan. Day plays out of Hogan’s Alley (Colonial Country Club), Sabbatini won there.
Mark Calcavecchia/Jeff Overton: All things Eric Larson, who used to caddie for Calcavecchia and now caddies for Overton.
David Duval/Davis Love III: The benefits of having a father who was a PGA professional.
K.J. Choi/Mike Weir: How they’re going to pound the Americans at the Presidents Cup in Australia next fall.
Chris DiMarco/Anthony Kim: Whether the Big 12 or SEC is the best football conference in the nation. They both love college football.