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No joke, Tiger Woods The Caddie far more supreme than PGA and LPGA tournaments

William K. WolfrumBy William K. Wolfrum,

Here at the Golfer Supremacy Rankings, it's almost a joke how much we love Tiger Woods. And last week Woods showed off just how supreme he truly is - not by golfing, but by caddying. Yes, while the PGA and LPGA tours stagger to the end of their seasons, one Eldrick Woods is still gaining more recognition.

Yes, Tiger Woods, who will do just about anything for his fans and absolutely everything that his corporate overlords demand, spent a day recently at Torrey Pines, acting as a caddie for 59-year-old John Abel, the winner of Buick's "Tee It Up with Tiger" sweepstakes. For Woods, it was a triumphant return to the golf course - his turn as a caddie churned out far more media interest than actual PGA and LPGA tournaments.

Still, Tiger's caddie tale wasn't the only interesting thing to happen on golf courses lat ... Ok, we can't get through that sentence. It obviously was the only interesting thing that happened. But other stuff happened, too, and we feel it would just be wrong if we didn't bring some of that stuff to your attention.

Golfer Supremacy Rankings

1. Tiger Woods

Comments: Quick, what do you call it when Tiger Woods gets more attention being a caddie in a corporate promotion than an entire PGA Tournament gets? Answer: Sunday (Thank ye, thank ye very much. Try the veal.) But seriously, Tiger's time as a duffer's assistant showed that he can, in fact, walk, chew gum, hand over golf clubs, clean golf balls and drive a Mercedes golf cart, all on a surgically repaired knee. What does this mean to fans of Woods? Answer: He'll never caddie for you (Seriously, thank you all so much, tip your waitress!).

2. John Abel

Comments: Okay, who played golf this weekend? Who had Tiger Woods as a caddie? Well, John Abel did. Thus, he is far more supreme than you could ever be, regardless of how bad a putter he appeared to be.

3. Morgan Pressel

Comments: Back in the day, Pressel was Public Enemy No. 1 for Michelle Wie fans. These days, Wie isn't even fit to act as John Abel's caddie. For her part, Pressel earned her second LPGA Tour victory, holding off Suzann Pettersen to win the Kapalua LPGA Classic in Maui. We're getting more and more impressed with Pressel, who at just 20 years of age seems to be maturing rapidly as a player and as a personality. Everything about Pressel screams "All-American," and she'll be a handy star for the LPGA for many years to come.

4. Marc Turnesa

Comments: Marc Turnesa'd back the clock (Thanks, again! We'll be playing at Penguin's Comedy Club in Davenport, Iowa all next week. Bring two cans of food and get half off your ticket. Beets won't be accepted) by winning his first career PGA Tour event, holding off Matt Kuchar to take home the title at the Las Vegas Open. While it was Turnesa's first career win, it brings his family total to 22, as grandfather Michael won six PGA Tour events, and uncle Joe won 15 times.

Random Honorable Mention: Erik Compton shot a 76 during his attempt to get through Q-School and earn his PGA Tour card. It gets way more impressive when you realize that Compton shot said 76 while working on his third heart (to clarify: the third heart in his body).

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William K. Wolfrum keeps one eye on the PGA Tour and another watching golf vacation hotspots and letting travelers in on the best place to vacation. You can follow him on Twitter @Wolfrum.

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