Originally Posted by RFS62
I believe Tiger chose the Masters as his first event back because of the crowd there. They will be, by far, the most courteous and least abrasive gallery he will see for quite a long time. He won't have to listen to the ongoing parade of drunken louts who are forming a conga line to follow him everywhere else he'll play this year.
Trash talk isn't allowed at Augusta. The fear of losing your badge will stop all the patrons from acting up.
That won't happen anywhere else.
Agreed. This also sets a precedence of sorts, for how Tiger will be treated by fans (monkey see, monkey do). I think another tournament might be a bit more contentious and set a completely different precedence.