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The ‘mashed potato’ guy is back, and he helped Tiger Woods win (video)

Dec 5, 2011, 10:02 AM EDT

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Look, anything that gets people to stop yelling “It’s in the hole!” is fine by me, even if it makes no sense. For some reason, the (somewhat) new craze in golf is yelling “Mashed potato!” after a good drive — it’s happened to Tiger Woods a few times, including at the Australian Open last month, and on Sunday at the Chevron World Challenge.

Meanwhile, Tiger was a little teed off at photographers for clicking away while he was trying to tee off. Camera guy: “Um, mashed potato?”