30 May '16, 1pm

BMW champ Chris Wood has a gentle demeanor but won't back down from a fight

Forever destined to stand out in a crowd, the new BMW PGA champion Chris Wood is in many ways your stereotypical “gentle giant.” Measuring in at six-feet, six and a quarter inches -- “don’t forget the quarter” -- this quietly-spoken native of Bristol in England’s West Country is no one’s patsy though. Cross him and there will be consequences, as a fellow pupil discovered back in their school days. “I came back from a junior event to hear that a lad in my year had got a photo of me off the Internet,” says the 28-year old Wood. “On it he wrote all kinds of nasty things about my family, people he had never even met. Horrible things. Just disgusting. And he put it up in the school library. “One of my friends took me in there and showed it to me. I’ll never forget it. Later that day we were all playing football on the tennis courts. The lad was in the other team. First chance I...

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