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Monday Scramble: Spider-Man strikes again

Welcome to the Monday Scramble… or should we say TMZ! We’re breaking more news this week than a faulty RSS feed, so let’s get started:

The Florida Times-Union reported last week that the PGA Tour’s disciplinary file on John Daly, which the Tour was forced to release during Daly’s libel lawsuit against a former Times-Union columnist, was 456 pages long.

Uh, more like 456,000,000,000!

As you can see from the exclusive pictures below, the PGA Tour’s Daly File has grown so big that the overflow is currently being stored at Sun Life Stadium, home of the Miami Dolphins and the recent Super Bowl.

Alas, the file grew even bigger last week when Daly called the writer of the disciplinary file article “a jerk” on his Twitter account and posted the writer’s cell phone number for his followers to call. Consequently, the Golf Writers Association of America wrote a letter to Tour commissioner Tim Finchem asking that Daly be suspended.

Next stop for the Daly File: Daytona Speedway.

Biggest story of the week: Tiger Woods is out of therapy and back on the driving range at Isleworth.

Of course, that only led to a ton of speculation as to when Woods will return to competitive golf (Jack Nicklaus says the Masters), and why he couldn’t have waited until now to make the Apology Heard ’Round the World.

Well, we got at least one answer last night.

An unreliable source close to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences confirmed that “The Announcement” (see movie poster, left) had been submitted as a last-minute entry for The Oscars.

Documentary or animated short? we asked. “They’re still trying to figure that out,” the source said.

• Speaking of the Oscars, word is Vijay Singh, who struggled on the greens and averaged two putts per green in regulation Sunday at the Honda Classic, is going to put into play this week a new Oscar statuette putter (see right).

“It really makes you feel like a winner,” said one of the manufacturers.

• And finally, Camilo Villegas won his third PGA Tour event this week at the Honda Classic, leaving Singh, Anthony Kim and the rest of the field in the dust. Villegas won by five shots at a tough PGA National track that is considered one of the toughest on Tour.

How exactly does the man they call “Spider-Man” do it?

Uhm…

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