Augusta National Golf Club, home of the Masters, is far and away the most controlled environment in golf.
The fairways are as smooth as fuzzy felt; the sand in the bunkers as powdery white as a bowl of flour; the small, invited field restricted to a handful of the best in the sport; and even the spectators are the chosen few on a long-since-closed subscription list, with the right to buy tickets a jealously-guarded privilege passed down from generation to generation.
In such a cosy environment it was almost too easy for Tiger Woods to make his comeback.
The crowd's warm reaction to golf's pantomime villain was like watching Gordon Brown or David Cameron making an election campaign speech to a group of ardent supporters: cheers of support were assured, while heckling was non-existent because the potential hecklers just had too much to lose.
For spectators, risking those lifelong Masters ticket privileges for the sake of a cheap laugh at the world number one's expense didn't add up - and the only heckle of the week came from the plane dragging a selection of cheeky banners.
But for those who have got tickets to watch Tiger at this week's Quail Hollow Championship, things will be very different.
Anyone wanting instant fame could simply have paid a one-off $40 or $50 for the chance to make lewd comments in the presence of both Woods and the plethora of cameras and microphones which will record his every utterance on the course.
If people are happy to pay £40 to streak at a football or rugby match (and ensure they will be thrown out) they'll sure as hell be happy to pay around that to harangue a true sporting legend a few months after he was caught with his pants down. The fact that tickets have already sold out suggests that there will be plenty of likely candidates around.
So while watching Tiger make his comeback at the Masters was fascinating, watching him at a free-for-all, rank-and-file tournament in North Carolina could be jaw-dropping.
There's more than that, however. Masters champ Phil Mickelson is also playing, and with Tiger's game apparently in fine fettle - he reported on his blog this week that he recorded the third albatross of his life during a 63 in practice - we might be set for a repeat of the enthralling duel witnessed in Georgia a few weeks ago. If so, then Tiger's comeback Vol. II might prove every bit as dramatic - it not more so - than the amazing opening instalment earlier this month.
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Last week Bunker Mentality focused on the prevalence of cheating in other sports compared to the honesty so often shown by golfers, even at their own expense.
The column prompted one of the commenters to make the extremely valid point that snooker players are equally noble in declaring penalties on themselves, even when the referees fail to spot any infringement.
BM remembers once seeing Dennis Taylor call penalty on himself when a stray piece of cotton hanging down from his shirt cuff happened to brush a ball - true, honest sportsmanship at its best.
And it seems that golf and snooker now have something else in common, with Steve Davis currently trying to 'do a Tom Watson' by making a serious tilt at trying to win the greatest prize in the sport.
Watson lost last year's Open at Turnberry in a play-off, which would be roughly like witnessing Steve Davis lose at the Crucible on the black after a final frame decider. Let's just hope the Nugget can provide as much drama as Watson did in Scotland nine months ago.
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INSPIRATION OF THE WEEK: Just 10 months ago, Ken Green lost his leg in a motor home accident that took the lives of his brother and his girlfriend. Yet last week, Green made his Champions Tour comeback in a pairs event, becoming the first player to compete in high-level professional golf with a prosthetic limb. After an understandably wobbly start, Green started finding fairways and greens and rolling in birdie putts in a remarkable demonstration of sporting spirit.
QUOTE OF THE WEEK: "I'm ready to start a new life. You know, I just want to be a normal person... Once you reach your goals, it's really hard to find that motivation. You need to be brave to see that. Just to really listen to your heart and your feelings and be able to see that and make a decision... (Golf) was good to me. But there are so many other things that I'd like to do. I'm really happy today, and I'm pleased. I'm 100 per cent complete." - Lorena Ochoa explains her retirement from the women's game, aged just 28 and while still ranked number one in the world.
NONSENSE OF THE WEEK: Wentworth's West Course is an absolutely superb tournament venue: top-class organisation, great facilities, spectator-friendly location. But the course itself - a classic piece of 1920s design by Harry Colt - is pleasant rather than spectacular, and would struggle to get into many people's top 10s in Surrey, let alone Britain.
So why has there been so much negative reaction to Ernie Els attempting to spice the place up a bit? It's a tournament golf course whose number one priority is entertaining golf fans. It's not a museum of golf architecture that needs preserving in its original state.
SHOT OF THE WEEK: This week's award goes to God, who bullseyed a tree next to one of the stands at the Zurich Classic of New Orleans with a lightning bolt (possibly struck with a 6-iron) from 40,000 feet: