Tiger Woods and caddie Joe LaCava sued by Valspar Championship fan

A Florida gentleman has filed a lawsuit against Tiger Woods and his caddie, professing he suffered accidents from the caddie pushing him out of the way all through the Valspar Championship that Woods played two many years in the past.

The civil complaint, submitted Tuesday in Pinellas County, alleges Brian Borruso attempted to choose a selfie as Woods approached his tee shot still left of the 13th eco-friendly in the third round at Innisbrook, and that Joe LaCava “intentionally shoved” Borruso and brought on him to stumble and drop into the crowd.

Josh Drechsel, the attorney representing Borruso, stated the lawsuit was submitted two several years following the match to get a greater comprehension of the injuries, which were being explained in the accommodate as “either lasting or continuing.”

Mark Steinberg, the agent for Woods at Excel Sports activities Management, did not immediately reply to a textual content trying to get remark. LaCava claimed he had no comment.

Drechsel, meanwhile, issued a community plea for proof from admirers who could have been at the 13th environmentally friendly that working day and witnessed the incident.

A person movie Dreshsel has shows LaCava approaching the lovers with his left arm prolonged stating, “You’ve got to again it up.”

Drechsel suggests he wants to obtain the followers who could be read on one more video. One claims, “I appreciate Tiger, but I do not like him,” and an additional voice is read saying, “He just pushed him. He just shoved him ideal out of there.”

The lawsuit states Borruso went to the healthcare facility to be handled for his accidents.

Woods played the Valspar Championship for the 1st time in 2018, a critical event in his return from again surgeries. Just before report crowds, at occasions standing a dozen rows deep all-around tee boxes, he arrived within 1 putt on the 18th hole of forcing a playoff and finished just one shot driving Paul Casey.

Woods was named as a defendant for the reason that he employs LaCava, who beforehand was the longtime caddie for Fred Couples and commenced functioning for Woods in the drop of 2011.

Drechsel claimed he requested the PGA Tour for online video from the event and explained the tour explained to him it was unable to offer any without having a court docket order.