After a two year drought, Tiger Woods has roared back winning his first major, The Chevron World Challenge. Suffice it to say the man’s been a bit preoccupied and distracted with his multi-million dollar divorce and public humiliation.
Many thought Tiger Woods was finished after the cheating scandal broke two years ago. Having his squeaky clean image shattered right before our eyes was probably the biggest obstacle for Tiger to overcome.
Tiger Woods has done more to change golf than any other human being alive or dead. That’s quite a statement to make in such elite company of today’s elite golfers. Tiger Woods, is without a doubt golfs most transcendent figure.
Tiger Woods has single-handedly gotten people to take up golf who probably never would have considered the sport; namely African-Americans and other minorities. Golf is no longer an old, rich white mans game. Now a days you see people of color flocking to golf courses and driving ranges all over America. This would not have been the case pre-Tiger Woods. Before Tiger Woods, golf was viewed as the last bastion of white privilege.