LA QUINTA, Calif. – Does Pat Perez owe Si Woo Kim $100,000?
We’ll let you decide.
Kim, the defending champion this week at the American Express, has a longstanding reputation for losing his cool and snapping clubs in anger. For instance, in April, Kim was in the thick of contention at the Masters when he bent his putter shaft slamming it into the ground in frustration on the 15th hole. He managed to make four closing pars using a fairway wood on Augusta National’s wicked greens, which should be worth some FedEx Points considering how hard that is to do.
But Kim has been there. done that. A week earlier, at the Valero Texas Open in San Antonio, Kim snapped a putter and had to borrow one from Perez.
“He was breaking a club every damn week,” said Perez, who famously was a hothead known to break a club or two himself when he was Kim’s age.
And with that backstory, Perez proposed a bet. As detailed in a story on PGA Tour.com, the two pros wagered $100,000 that Kim couldn’t…
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