Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy inseparable schoolboys at 2013 U.S. Open

Warren Little

Tiger remains a huge nerd.

On Tuesday night at Merion, former U.S. Open winners gathered for a champions dinner. Unlike the Masters, which has a highly-anticipated closed-door traditional dinner at Augusta, this was only the second such champions dinner for the season's second major. There was a good turnout in Philadelphia, with 27 of the 36 living past champions on hand. The two highest profile attendees were Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy, who continue their 12-month tour of unrelenting public displays of affection. Tiger, while an intimidating monster on the golf course, remains a huge dork off of it.

h/t Business Insider

Getting paired up in for the first two rounds wasn't enough either, as the two continued their week of Brotherly Love with a practice round on Wednesday.

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