I've been on the tour for 23 years and anybody who knows me knows that I am a jokester, ... It's too bad that something I said in jest was turned into something it's not. But I didn't mean anything by it and I'm sorry if I offend anybody. If Tiger is offended by it, I apologize to him, too. I have nothing but the utmost respect for Tiger as a person and an athlete.
Zoeller said the remarks were a reference to the Champions Dinner, in which the previous year's winner gets to select the menu. When I hosted the dinner I served fast-food hamburgers, ... It had nothing to do with black, white, purple, yellow, green race. it had nothing to do with Tiger or his family or his golf game.