You Don’t Know Tiger Woods

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Will Leitch:

The facts do not support this story. Tiger might not have won any more majors after the 2009 incident, but he did win the PGA Tour’s Player of the Year award in 2013, the second oldest man ever to receive the honor. Tiger did not collapse once his life became tabloid fodder, and in fact he returned to near his previous greatness. Eventually, his back issues flared up and truly sidelined his career, but you don’t get back issues from living an out of control, partying lifestyle. You get them from playing golf every day for 30 years.

Really enjoyed and appreciated this perspective on the downfall of Woods. Viewed up close, your idols will let you down. Because you never actually knew them. And they are human. Like you.

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