Here Comes The Tiger

The Masters tee off today. What won’t be any different this year from the last decade or so of The Masters is that the media’s stories will all be about Tiger Woods. What will be different from the last decade or so of The Masters is that the media’s stories are all about Tiger but not about how well he swings the sticks. No, it’s still about the “scandal” from half of a year ago. I feel like this has gotten more attention than Michael Vick’s dog fighting ring. My opinion on this has already been documented though. The reason I’m going to be willing to put up with all the questions surrounding this is because I love watching Tiger Woods. The man is simply phenomenal. I hope he makes his return and just flat out stomps the competition. I don’t want it to even be close. I want him to make the non-verbal statement of “I’m back. I’m the best. Deal with it.” Ali vs Jerry Quarry style.* Continue reading

Drop it with this Tiger Woods stuff – I don’t care

I am sick and tired of all this Tiger Woods stuff. Does all of this surprise me? Yes. Does it disappoint me? No. You know why? Because I have nothing to be disappointed by. If you had asked me 15 days ago who Tiger Woods was to me, I’d have told you that he’s the greatest golfer in the world. If you asked me today who Tiger Woods is to me, I’d tell you that he’s the greatest golfer in the world. Thus, who Tiger Woods is to me hasn’t changed on bit. If you had met known Tiger Woods, then fine, be disappointed. That makes sense. To me? I don’t care. The only thing that disappoints me is that I won’t get to see the greatest golfer in the world play golf for a while, and considering how much I watched golf anyway, it’s not really all that much of a disappointment to me. Continue reading

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