Tiger vs. Photog vs. WTH is that guy’s deal??

Hi gang! here’s a little gem dug up from the Ryder Cup (which we lost, but barely).

Tiger was hitting a chip shot out of the rough and hit behind the ball, causing a lower trajectory. This lucky cameraman was fortunate enough to capture it on film before getting clocked by the ball:

What's that guy's deal?

Now take a look to the right of the gallery.  What’s up with the cigar-chomping guy?  It looks like Mario took a day off to attend the Ryder Cup.