by Jeff Wozer, Buffalo Sports Page Humorist

The Ryder Cup starts Friday in France. The American team, led by captain Jim Furyk, is looking to defend the Cup.  But in France, there could be some distractions.  Sports humorist Jeff Wozer is worried the American team might not be focused.

  • Players up all night trying to find the perfect wine pairing with chocolate chip Clif Bars.
  • No one catches the faux paus of wearing white golf slacks after Labor Day.
  • Captain Jim Furyk wears a fairway divot as a hair piece.
  • Rickie Fowler has tube socks for club head covers.
  • After nine holes Mickelson has yet to chase after an errant putt.
  • Tiger Woods keeps replacing divots with pocket lint.
  • After injuring a fan with an errant shot instead of an autographed glove Phil Mickelson hands her his half-eaten croissant.
  • Dustin Johnson and Bubba Watson are asked to leave for sharing the same golf bag.
  • After visiting Jim Morrison’s gravestone Jordan Spieth arrives at course dressed in leather pants & Concho belt and declares himself the Lizard King of Golf.
  • Bryson DeChambeau believes the translation of his name is Butch.
  • Lone team bonding exercise: opening bottles of Beajolais with golf tees.

Jeff Wozer

Nationally touring stand-up comedian Jeff Wozer has performed with some of comedy’s biggest acts – Martin Short, John Oliver, Brian Reagan – and on some of comedy’s biggest stages – Red Rocks Amphitheater, the Las Vegas strip, Great American Comedy Festival.

His humor articles have appeared in more than 40 publications including ESPN’s, Rocky Mountain Sports and the Explorer Club’s Explorer’s Journal.

Prior to veering into comedy he worked as a sports and news director for WFAD in Middlebury, Vermont where he won an Associated Press award for hockey play-by-play. And he spent two years as the play-by-play voice for the Vail Avalanche junior hockey team in Vail, Colorado.

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