So, Tiger has tucked his tail between his legs, admitted his philandering ways, and taken a hiatus from golf to “focus my attention on being a better husband, father, and person.”
A sensible move, not to mention the right one. Tiger clearly has significant personal issues which he needs to resolve without the distractions of professional golf getting in the way.
Here’s hoping that he returns better for the break, too, both as a man and a golfer.
Until such times as he makes his comeback, however, golf will have to muddle on without him and the prospect of a Tiger-less season raises some interesting questions and possibilities. Read more…
The people who have spent the last fortnight fighting Tiger Woods’ somewhat tedious fight for privacy in the wake of revelations about his “transgressions” are missing one very important point – he has made fools of them, too.
In fact, there are few people that the world No.1 has not let down with his alleged misdemeanours. Obviously, some have been let down more than others – none more so than his wife and family – but, if the rumours about his private life are true, everyone who has followed the 14-time major winner in his career has been the victim of a major hoax.
We have all been led to believe that Woods is a man of honour, integrity, class. We’ve been fed stories of his virtue, his fortitude, his general magnificence. Read more…
After the crash, the fall.
Tiger Woods might be in one piece physically after the now infamous 2.30am car accident outside his Florida home ten days ago.
But his reputation, his squeaky-clean image, his obsessively-sculpted identity is in ruins
Woods, if reports are to be believed, has been marking a few more birdies on his scorecard than is a married man’s privilege.
The mucky maelstrom all started two weeks ago when the National Enqurirer reported that Woods had been having an affair with New York socialite Rachel Uchitel. Read more…