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  1. 1. Do you have a problem or dislike Justin Thomas (or anyone else, really) cursing on TV while playing golf?

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4 minutes ago, iacas said:

The sexual orientation of the person saying it matters, just like the gender or the race or the relationship matters in the other examples I gave.

Fair enough. I misunderstood what you were trying to say.

I thought in saying "they're no bad words" you meant that there are no bad words, so if JT didn't mean it badly, it wasn't a "bad" thing.

Maybe he should’ve stuck with the “are you f***ing kidding me?!” from the PGA. We wouldn’t be having this discussion. Or called the ball an inanimate object, or just a “piece of shit” like Happy Gilmore.

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I find it comical that folks (not necessarily you) find that our society has suddenly become sensitive. We’ve always been sensitive to words and actions. Duels have been fought over remarks. Feuds hav

I am afraid that that says a lot more about you than it says about JT. You're cool with being a homophobe and proud of it. Wow. If it was "basically nothing" he wouldn't have lost millions in spo

I asked who was being hypocritical. You're the one who threw out the "hypocritical" stuff to begin with. No. No. We understand that. It would have been worse had he said it to som

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3 minutes ago, jmanbooyaa said:

So if JT comes out as gay you are ok with him saying what he said to a ball? Outrageous!

I never said anything like that.

Move along, @jmanbooyaa. You're coming off poorly here.

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3 minutes ago, onthehunt526 said:

Maybe he should’ve stuck with the “are you f***ing kidding me?!” from the PGA. We wouldn’t be having this discussion. Or called the ball an inanimate object, or just a “piece of shit” like Happy Gilmore.

Yes, problem solved. Ha ha. New press release from PGA,  JT to use more appropriate curse words directed at a ball. 

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24 minutes ago, jmanbooyaa said:

Yes, problem solved. Ha ha. New press release from PGA,  JT to use more appropriate curse words directed at a ball. 

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I have no issue with swearing on the golf course, really, but it is important not to tie JT's latest transgression in wth the poll. 

"F****t" isn't a "curse word", it's a homophobic slur.

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On 1/11/2021 at 12:15 PM, ChetlovesMer said:

Hm... what an odd thing to say.

There are so many other curses and obscenities he could have used to express frustration and he chose that.

Really sad on many levels.

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4 hours ago, Shorty said:

I have no issue with swearing on the golf course, really, but it is important not to tie JT's latest transgression in wth the poll. 

"F****t" isn't a "curse word", it's a homophobic slur.

Yeah, it’s an old topic. Was more appropriate here than the 2021 TOC topic.

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I think you need to be respectful of people regardless of race, gender, or sexual orientation. I also think what JT said was disrespectful. He said he was sorry, and I believe him. Hopefully, this will make him aware that words can be hurtful. 

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5 hours ago, Esox said:

Nothing to get butthurt over..........

 

13 hours ago, jmanbooyaa said:

So if JT comes out as gay you are ok with him saying what he said to a ball? Outrageous!

 

You know, it's ok to say that you just don't "get it" and excuse yourself from the conversation.

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This was really poor form. Who even says this? Anyway, he's miked up and it cost him a sponsor. 

Move along JT, put it behind you and stick to the much safer F-Bombs. 

 

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46 minutes ago, TourSpoon said:

This was really poor form. Who even says this? Anyway, he's miked up and it cost him a sponsor. 

Move along JT, put it behind you and stick to the much safer F-Bombs. 

 

JT could take lessons from John Rahm.  Or fu*k it anyway, I could give him lessons!

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4 minutes ago, Double Mocha Man said:

JT could take lessons from John Rahm.  Or fu*k it anyway, I could give him lessons!

A lot of us could give him lessons. If he would have just said, "You sorry m***** f*****," he would still have the big horsey on his shirt. 

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55 minutes ago, TourSpoon said:

This was really poor form. Who even says this? Anyway, he's miked up and it cost him a sponsor. 

It might have cost him more than one... he could be waiting for the other FootJoy to drop.

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2 minutes ago, Double Mocha Man said:

It might have cost him more than one... he could be waiting for the other FootJoy to drop.

That would be a big shoe to fill. 

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I don't know much about endorsements, but despite that bit on the bottom, I don't think Thomas will be signing with Ralph Lauren again.

 

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I've been fans of JT and Jordan Spieth for several years, at least in terms of their swings and off-course charity efforts. But the potty mouths have always been an issue for me. 

That being said, I'm disappointed in Polo and its knee-jerk reaction to what Thomas did. He made a mistake and apologized. What he did was a result of immaturity, not malice. He doesn't deserve the endorsement death penalty that the PC police like to hand out. As long as it's not part of a pattern, I say let it go. 

I draw a distinction between what JT did and what happened with Scott Piercy. While JT's was a spontaneous comment that did not single out anyone, Piercy's comment was directed a specific person (Pete Buttigieg). He took the time to compose the comment in his head, meaning it was premeditated. And the comments about Q-anon? Seriously? 

I've never owned any Polo products but if I did I would avoid future purchases based on this knee-jerk reaction. I certainly hope the Titleist and Foot-Joy don't follow Polo's lead on this. 

 

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