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Tue, 8 Nov 2011

Paul Azinger and Seve Ballesteros

Paul Azinger vs. Seve Ballesteros

Who could ever start an argument with late golfing legend Seve Ballesteros? Well, to be fair Paul Azinger could start a feud in an empty room.

The brouhaha commenced at the 1989 Ryder Cup when Azinger vetoed Seve’s request to take a scuffed ball out of play. The feud then escalated in the 1991 ‘War by the Shore’ at Kiawah, with the American stating, “He’s the king of gamesmanship.” Seve’s retort: “Everyone knows I have allergies.”

Ballesteros closed the match, before adding: “The American team has 11 nice guys. And Paul Azinger.”

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