Golf Channel announcer suspended 2 weeks for 'lynch' Tiger comment

Updated: January 14, 2008, 2:32 PM ET
By Ron Sirak | GolfWorld.com

Kelly Tilghman, the Golf Channel anchor who during Friday's broadcast from the Mercedes-Benz Championship said while discussing Tiger Woods' dominance that young players on the PGA Tour should "lynch him in a back alley," was suspended two weeks Wednesday for the remark.

The move came after a wave of outrage that included a call for her to be fired by civil rights activist Rev. Al Sharpton and despite a statement from the Woods camp saying, "It is a complete non-issue."

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