Sunday, June 29, 2003

Tale O' the Tape


Charles Howell III vs. Thurston Howell III

By Ryan Ernst
The Cincinnati Enquirer

Charles Howell III vs. Thurston Howell III. One is an up-and-comer on the PGA Tour. The other was a three-year prisoner of a three-hour tour. Who gets voted off the island? Let's go to the tape.

Charles Howell III

PLAYS

Thurston Howell III
Golf.

Edge

CH3

The stock market.

HOMETOWN

Augusta, Ga.

Edge

TH3

Somewhere faaaabulous.

COLLEGE

Oklahoma State

Edge

TH3

Harvard

GOLF EQUIPMENT

Callaway

Edge

CH3

Bamboo and seashell.

NICKNAME

CH3

Edge

TH3

The Wizard of Wall Street

KNOWN FOR

Being sneaky long off the tee.

Edge

CH3

Making extremely snobbish remarks with a tight-jawed delivery.

KNOWN AS

Thurston

Edge

TH3

The MILLION-aire, and his ...

WIFE

Heather

Edge

CH3

Lovey

PASTIME

Fishing, Exercising.

Edge

CH3

Listening to stock market report on coconut radio, re-reading the same Wall Street Journal.

GREATEST FEAT

Winning the 2002 Michelob Championship at Kingsmill.

Edge

CH3

Escaping federal accounting fraud charges on eve of indictment by taking "a three-hour tour."

FOES

Tiger and Sergio

Edge

CH3

The Skipper and his "little buddy."

CLOTHING

Golf shirt, slacks, baseball hat.

Edge

CH3

Linen suit, ascot, straw hat.

CAREER EARNINGS

$5.4 million

Edge

TH3

$8 billion

QUOTE

"It would be nice to win a major. It bumps you up into being a world-class player."

Edge

TH3

"No one can pull the wool over my eyes. Cashmere maybe, but wool, never."

Winner: It's the nerdy looking golf pro by a gimme (8-6). Take that, corporate America.




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