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What were Foley and Harmon talking about?

August 14, 2010

HAVEN, Wis. -- At one point during Friday morning's fog delay, a Golf Channel camera captured Tiger Woods' one-time swing instructor Butch Harmon in a conversation with Woods' new man of the hour, Sean Foley.

Were the two talking swing theories? What Foley should charge?

None of the above, actually. In a text message to Golf World Tour Insider Tim Rosaforte, Harmon said they were joking about about staging a competition between their respective stable of players: Nick Watney Phil Mickelson, Dustin Johnson, and Stewart Cink for Harmon; Woods, Sean O'Hair, Hunter Mahan, and Justin Rose for Foley.

"I told him we can do a great made-for-TV show," Harmon wrote. "My four vs. his four, and we'd get to be the commentators."

--* Sam Weinman*