The "Cigar Guy" Conspiracy

This year’s Ryder Cup will be known for two things other than who won:  the return of Tiger Woods, and the mystery of the man only known as “The Cigar Guy.”

If not for this once in a lifetime shot of Tiger’s flubbed stroke, Cigar Guy (standing at the right of the photo) would have remained an obscurity in sports history.

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No, that’s not Cheech or Chong, though Kultur Kritik initially thought we did find Osama bin Laden, but his face is starting to pop up all over the web in photoshopped pictures from other events (i.e. the Steve Bartman incident, etc.)

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As something of a mustache aficiondo, (mine: good, Michael Jordan’s:  “Hanes” mustache…bad) I compliment his facial decor.  Some would say however, that donning a cheap wig, Groucho stache and stogie to watch Tiger flubbing shots is a cheap way to end up on TV.  Mission accomplished, chief.

More about the man, myth, and legend here.