It’s not so much how Tiger Woods responds, how he plays when he is again in competitive golf — and yes the choice of the Masters becomes more sensible by the moment — but how we respond to Tiger Woods.
Already, Sean McManus, the president of CBS news and sports, decreed Tiger’s return “will be the biggest media event other than the Obama inauguration the past 10 or 15 years.” Read More
The men went the distance and the women took it to overtime in the San Francisco City Golf Championship on SundayGeorge Gandranata won the men’s title by beating stroke-play qualifying medalist Cory McElyea 1-up, while Samantha Esguerra held off Bonnie Hu in 38 holes. Read More
Hunter Mahan has been one of the most successful golfers not to win a tournament the last two years.
That's not the case anymore.
Mahan came from four strokes back to win the Phoenix Open by a shot over Rickie Fowler on Sunday in a 1-2 finish for former Oklahoma State players.
"It's always a little better to lose to a Cowboy," Fowler said. Read More
His enrollment in college the fall of 1994 made him part of a group of freshman the New York Times found impressive enough to headline, “Stanford Unveils A Five-Star Lineup.”
They were a gymnast, Dominque Dawes; basketball-volleyball star Kristen Folkl; two tennis champions, Paul Goldstein and Scott Humphries; and a golfer, Tiger Woods. Read More
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Whatever Tiger Woods says this morning, I hope we can finally end the hypocrisy about his sexual adventures. Read More
Greens fees for residents and nonresidents could be increased by April at Harding Park Golf Course — San Francisco’s most expensive public golf course — under a plan that would net nearly $50,000 for city coffers this fiscal year, which ends June 30. Read More
Before you groan at yet another in the countless stories on Tiger Woods and his fall from golfing grace, I think there’s one victim yet to be named and yet to be dragged through this tragedy: The game of golf. Read More
While continuing my call for an end to the nonstop voyeurism that has spun the Tiger Woods story out of control — including nude pictures headed for skin magazines, sex tapes ready for imminent online uploading and salacious television interviews with a dozen or so willing home-wreckers — I feel compelled to offer Mr. Woods some unsolicited advice. Read More
A few years ago, Nike filmed a series of commercials featuring children of all sizes, colors, shapes and genders. In the spots, each child would look straight into the camera before confidently declaring, “I’m Tiger Woods.” The images of the children carrying their clubs and taking their swings were interrupted periodically by shots of Tiger himself, demonstrating his perfect form as he drove the ball, and his perfect focus as he studied intently over a putt. Read More