The Tiger Woods Cigar Guy pictures and photos are receiving more hype by the minute. In case you missed it, this photo from the Ryder Cup appeared in The Daily Mail after The Ryder Cup. In the photo of Tiger Woods striking a ball directly toward a camera, a man who is now known as the “Cigar Guy” appears to the right of Tiger Woods. Let’s just say you can’t miss the dude. Sporting a fake looking mustache, the Cigar Guy appears to be almost photo-shopped. If that isn’t the case, the Cigar guy certainly seems to be a plant or prop from a Happy Gilmore type movie. His reaction, to steal a Nike term, is priceless. Is he a commercial plant? Does his placement in the picture have more meaning that just a random occurrence?
Perhaps there is a future advertising deal to be struck if the Cigar man actually exists. His popularity is increasing at a very quick rate as word spreads of the Tiger Woods photo. What’s actually odd is that this amazing photo published in The Daily Mail contains a golf shot that heads directly toward the camera. But the eyes of those who view the photo seem to steer directly toward the man in the blue jacket with the look of awe hidden neatly behind a bushy mustache. Google Hot Trends has been burning up today with search terms like “Tiger Woods Cigar Guy”, “Cigar Guy” and “Cigar Man” all cracking the top 20. Can this hysteria over a guy who isn’t even involved in the action be reasonably explained? I think the bottom line is the guy looks like a goofy movie character that we’ve seen before. The only hitch is that he is somehow placed conveniently in one of the most fantastic sports pictures ever captured. That would make one wonder what it would look like if this unknown man were to appear in other historical shots.
Many are still searching furiously for the Cigar Guy on the web well after The Ryder Cup has been completed. Some media outlets are even photo-shopping the Tiger Woods Cigar Guy on to other pictures. Is this guy fictional and perhaps photo-shopped? You can look at the Cigar Guy Ryder Cup pictures and photos here. My best guess is the the Cigar man is nothing other than a curious bystander who dressed up for his own giggles. Maybe the guy just kind of looks like that. It’s not completely unusual for golf fans to dress up a bit when attending an event. But this guy looks like Rob Schneider or Mike Myers playing a role in a golf comedy. The placement seems to be a little too convenient even though he is in a pack of other people. Something about it just seems a little fishy. That’s why people are probably so intrigued with how this man ended up posing with a awe struck reaction in such a fabulous sports photo.
One website has posted a picture here of the Cigar Guy replacing every single face during the now infamous Tiger Woods golf shot. It only makes one ponder what the world would be like if we all looked and dressed like the now famous Cigar man.
What is the future for the Cigar guy? Perhaps he’ll land a few interviews on television talk shows or even spots in future advertisements. He is basically becoming the next “Pants on the Ground” type web sensation.
It’s amazing in this day and age how normal people(although he isn’t dressed normally) can become an Internet sensation in a matter of hours because of a picture. There will no doubt be people dressed up as the Cigar Guy for Halloween this year as word continues to spread of the guy who probably was just dressed up for his own personal giggles. Now this man is becoming an Internet phenomenon because he happened to have great position on the Tiger Woods shot-unless somehow this actual photo was doctored a bit.
I think it’s absolutely fabulous that the curiosity of the general public sometimes leads to unexplained buzz over a random person that appears in a quite random photo. I guess that means we must all be careful and a little guarded if we don’t want unwanted fame or attention in the future. Because you never truly know what random picture or photo could lead to your own 15 minutes of fame in the future. The Cigar Guy is certainly living proof of that–even if the pic was photo-shopped.