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Golf Digest Asks -- What Can President Obama Learn from Tiger Woods?
ABCNews.com/Political Punch ^ | 12/01/09 | Jake Tapper

Posted on 12/01/2009 2:26:58 PM PST by OldDeckHand

ABC’s Jordyn Phelps reports:

President Obama may have a thing or two to learn from Tiger Woods’ golf game, according to an upcoming article in the January edition of Golf Digest.

But In light of the recent controversy surrounding Tiger Woods’ car crash, there are likely more ways in which the President may wish to distinguish himself from the golf star.

The article lists ten things that the President could learn from the ultra-successful golf star in improving his performance as president, and vice versa, from the perspective of several prominent writers and players.

The magazine cover is a photoshopped image of Tiger Woods in a caddy’s outfit posed behind President Obama as he judges a putt.

Golf Digest’s Steve Rusbin draws comparisons between the two prominent figures.

Both are at the top of their respective fields -- Obama is the leader of the country and Woods is arguably the best athlete of his era. Both are the world’s most “prominent, multiethnic, African-Americans.” And both have hired an “older guy with impulse-control issues” to serve as their right-hand men -- Obama with Vice President Joe Biden and Woods with caddy Steve Williams.

(Excerpt) Read more at blogs.abcnews.com ...


TOPICS: Sports
KEYWORDS: bho44; comparison; golf; lessons; obama; tiger; tigerwoods
Some jokes write themselves.
1 posted on 12/01/2009 2:26:58 PM PST by OldDeckHand
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To: OldDeckHand

Golf Digest I think is Newhouse and Golf is Time Warner. Fairly liberal for golf magazines and they fawn over Tiger.


2 posted on 12/01/2009 2:28:58 PM PST by Frantzie (Judge David Carter - democrat & dishonorable Marine like John Murtha.)
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To: Frantzie

“Best Athlete of his era”? He plays Golf! Sometimes he loses to fat guys that smoke.


3 posted on 12/01/2009 2:31:19 PM PST by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: OldDeckHand

Lord have mercy.


4 posted on 12/01/2009 2:32:21 PM PST by mbarker12474 (If thine enemy offend thee, give his childe a drum.)
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To: OldDeckHand

How to get mistress’’s?

http://www.businessinsider.com/24-year-old-jaimee-grubbs-is-second-woman-to-claim-affair-with-tiger-woods-2009-12

http://www.businessinsider.com/rumor-us-weekly-paid-150000-for-the-second-tiger-woods-mistress-story-2009-12


5 posted on 12/01/2009 2:32:28 PM PST by FromLori (FromLori)
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To: massgopguy

“Don’t upset a Swedish sistah!”


6 posted on 12/01/2009 2:32:46 PM PST by willgolfforfood
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To: OldDeckHand
> Both are at the top of their respective fields...

OBE

7 posted on 12/01/2009 2:33:20 PM PST by mbarker12474 (If thine enemy offend thee, give his childe a drum.)
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To: OldDeckHand

What can BHO learn from Tiger? How about “Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned.?” Michelle is more likely to use a rolling pin than a golf club, but you get the idea.


8 posted on 12/01/2009 2:33:26 PM PST by Pearls Before Swine
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To: OldDeckHand
What Can President Obama Learn from Tiger Woods?

"Careful where you leave your balls"...? ;)

9 posted on 12/01/2009 2:38:12 PM PST by KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle (http://www.conservatives4palin.com/)
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To: OldDeckHand

Keep “willie’ is yo trousahs.


10 posted on 12/01/2009 2:40:25 PM PST by TexasRepublic (Socialism is the gospel of envy and the religion of thieves)
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To: TexasRepublic

TYPO correction: Keep “willie” in yo trousahs.


11 posted on 12/01/2009 2:41:27 PM PST by TexasRepublic (Socialism is the gospel of envy and the religion of thieves)
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To: OldDeckHand

Tiger Woods is apparently a heterosexual.


12 posted on 12/01/2009 2:46:31 PM PST by ConservativeDude
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To: OldDeckHand
Keep your golf clubs locked up where Michelle can't get at them.
13 posted on 12/01/2009 2:50:26 PM PST by colorado tanker (What's it all about, Barrrrry? Is it just for the power, you live?)
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To: OldDeckHand

LOL Make a lot of money.


14 posted on 12/01/2009 2:51:54 PM PST by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: OldDeckHand

Girls are more fun than boys?


15 posted on 12/01/2009 2:58:00 PM PST by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: OldDeckHand

Im think the ones advising Tiger and his wife should be Bubba and Hillary —they took a scandal and turned in into a 75% approval rating


16 posted on 12/01/2009 4:03:50 PM PST by uncbob
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To: Pearls Before Swine
What can BHO learn from Tiger? How about “Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned.?” Michelle is more likely to use a rolling pin than a golf club, but you get the idea.

She wouldn't even need a rolling pin ... she could pound him into the ground bare handed.

17 posted on 12/02/2009 7:14:34 AM PST by al_c (http://www.blowoutcongress.com)
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To: OldDeckHand
Here's the cover lol:


18 posted on 12/02/2009 8:52:07 AM PST by Callahan
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To: Callahan

No way. Did you photoshop that?


19 posted on 12/02/2009 9:38:52 AM PST by OldDeckHand (Obamacare - So bad, even Joe Lieberman isn't going to vote for it.)
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To: OldDeckHand

How to drive?


20 posted on 12/02/2009 9:42:26 AM PST by MortMan (Stubbing one's toes is a valid (if painful) way of locating furniture in the dark.)
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To: sickoflibs; DoughtyOne; stephenjohnbanker; dennisw; calcowgirl
10 TIPS OBAMA CAN TAKE FROM TIGER (real magazine LOL). If GD changes the cover, could be a collectors item. But they can sell more copies if they leave it alone.


21 posted on 12/02/2009 3:44:50 PM PST by ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas (Joe Wilson said "You lie!" in a room full of 500 politicians. Who was he talking about?)
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To: LucyT; Lucky9teen; STARWISE; Liz; penelopesire; hoosiermama; Protect the Bill of Rights; ...

NO JOKE!


22 posted on 12/02/2009 3:57:16 PM PST by maggief
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To: maggief

This ought to be good....lol!!


23 posted on 12/02/2009 3:59:59 PM PST by penelopesire ("The only CHANGE you will get with the Democrats is the CHANGE left in your pocket")
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To: OldDeckHand

“Sluts are not worth it.”


24 posted on 12/02/2009 4:03:45 PM PST by apocalypto
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To: maggief

“One of the major lessons that President Obama could learn from Woods is his ability to quickly recover under pressure after a bad hole or two under pressure, writes prominent golf star Arnold Palmer.”

Unless of course those ‘holes’ release recorded sex tapes to the national media....lol.


25 posted on 12/02/2009 4:03:48 PM PST by penelopesire ("The only CHANGE you will get with the Democrats is the CHANGE left in your pocket")
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To: maggief; seekthetruth; television is just wrong; jcsjcm; BP2; Pablo Mac; April Lexington; fhayek; ..

Saw it on FNC .... TOOO funny.

Who says God doesn’t have a sense of humor??


26 posted on 12/02/2009 4:04:12 PM PST by STARWISE (They (LIBS-STILL) think of this WOT as Bush's war, not America's war- Richard Miniter)
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To: maggief

Too perfect!


27 posted on 12/02/2009 4:08:51 PM PST by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously... You'll never live through it.)
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To: penelopesire

“One of the major lessons that President Obama could learn from Woods is his ability to quickly recover under pressure after a bad hole ...”

Not sure of his ability to quickly recover from THREE or more bad holes.

LMAO!


28 posted on 12/02/2009 4:08:53 PM PST by maggief
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29 posted on 12/02/2009 4:09:33 PM PST by STARWISE (They (LIBS-STILL) think of this WOT as Bush's war, not America's war- Richard Miniter)
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To: STARWISE

LOL. Karma, baby!


30 posted on 12/02/2009 4:10:22 PM PST by Bahbah (Only dead fish go with the flow)
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To: STARWISE; Mister Muggles
Anyone here mind if I post my joke for the umpteenth time?(Mister Muggles seems to have a problem with it)
+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
So Tiger and his wife are having breakfast. 

Wife- "What’s this in the Enquirer?"

Tiger- "Er, um, those jeans sure do make you look FAT!"

Not a good way to start the day.

Sometime in the afternoon Tiger was sitting on the couch, in the living room. 

His wife sits down next to him and asks "What on the TV?"
 
"Dust"  he replied.
 
and the wife fuming from the earlier insensitive comment storms off in a huff saying something about "Tiger sleeping outside until he becomes a little more domesticated".
 
Tiger puts a hand to forehead saying to himself "Geesh!"
 
They didn't speak to each other for the rest of the night.  Tiger fell asleep on the couch, in the media room and at 2 in the morning, heard the screech of a banchee and something about a "...G&)*&damn toilet down or up...!" realizing he committed a capital offense by leaving the toilet seat up, he rubs his eyes and fumbles looking for his car keys.
 
Making a hasty retreat to the garage his wife cuts him off.  She is breathing heavy, with her hair everywhere and stuff coming out of her eyes.  Additionally, she is nervously gripping a 3 Wood and suddenly screams "What's with the car keys Mr. Can't do anything wrong?  Hmmm?  Going to see your harlot?  Well, thanks for pointing out My Fat ass, which just took a dunk in gold plated toilet".
 
Tiger laughed a little, nervously and because the whole thing was just funny and that is when she lost it.
 
That is all took and she screamed "You a Tiger?  Humph!!  I am the Lion and Queen of this jungle.  I am in the mood to go hunting, game on!".
 
Then she started swinging.
 
A bit a long story but that may be what happened.
 
 
 

31 posted on 12/02/2009 4:12:39 PM PST by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously... You'll never live through it.)
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To: maggief

Three or more bad hos might just do him in...lol.


32 posted on 12/02/2009 4:14:56 PM PST by penelopesire ("The only CHANGE you will get with the Democrats is the CHANGE left in your pocket")
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To: STARWISE

Ha! Blatant attempt to equate failed usurper POTUS looking like golf star, fails...

golf star’s wife looses temper, uses golf club on golf star...

Message: There’s one thing Michelle could learn from wife of golf star...carry club and whack him if you catch him...

Mission. Failed. Big Time.


33 posted on 12/02/2009 4:17:24 PM PST by Fred Nerks
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To: Fred Nerks

Doh!!!


34 posted on 12/02/2009 4:19:42 PM PST by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously... You'll never live through it.)
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To: STARWISE

Gawd I can’t stand that picture. Looks like a 6 foot leech.


35 posted on 12/02/2009 4:22:37 PM PST by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously... You'll never live through it.)
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To: OldDeckHand
What Can President Obama Learn from Tiger Woods?

Don't ask your wife to hit a driver?

36 posted on 12/02/2009 4:23:24 PM PST by fhayek
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To: Vendome
Salt vampire...


37 posted on 12/02/2009 4:35:57 PM PST by null and void (We are now in day 315 of our national holiday from reality. - 0bama really isn't one of US.)
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To: null and void

Dohhh!!!


38 posted on 12/02/2009 4:38:33 PM PST by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously... You'll never live through it.)
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To: null and void
Take two...


39 posted on 12/02/2009 4:46:49 PM PST by null and void (We are now in day 315 of our national holiday from reality. - 0bama really isn't one of US.)
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To: Bahbah

Boy, you said it ... that’s something I’ve seen
all too often ..

Karma can be a such a *itch, can’t it? I used
to tell my misbehaving former boss that all the
time ... he never got it.

Now ... for the first time, I see the twin
arrogance in Tiger’s self-serving comments
to that of the 0.

His life and words were so perfectly controlled,
that side of him was totally concealed.

His real ugly underbelly has been exposed. No
more golden boy.

And in his statement:

NO true humility .. NO mention of the years his
dear Dad spent training him to be an upstanding
adult and professional .. NO expression of emotion
or real empathy for the deep hurt he caused his
wife AND devoted mother ... all professionally-
crafted PR spin from his team .. and the utter
HUBRIS in the bottom line impression of the
statement:

my business is my business ‘cause I’m Tiger Woods,
I’m king of the world, so get the *ell out of my way
and don’t you dare ask me anything about MY life.

Truly really ugly .. there’s now no denying that
he was just another rich, spoiled athlete .. and
we thought he was so special.

Are there ANY upstanding and decent successful
professional athlete role models left for kids ?


40 posted on 12/02/2009 5:06:57 PM PST by STARWISE (They (LIBS-STILL) think of this WOT as Bush's war, not America's war- Richard Miniter)
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To: Callahan

I thought for sure this is a photoshop. I still would like more confirmation. Does Obama really wear caps with his friggin’ logo on it????!!!

And the other articles inside:

“How to outsmart your buddies” (outsmart your wife)

“Load it and let it go.” (speaks for itself)

“Best NEW courses” (new women)

Not sure I get the pebble beach one. Although some have pointed out that his lovers tend to be small-breasted.?


41 posted on 12/02/2009 5:11:20 PM PST by 21twelve (Drive Reality out with a pitchfork if you want , it always comes back.)
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To: STARWISE

Put not your faith in princes, and certainly not celebrity athletes.

The thing that I find so horrible is that all of those women he fooled around with could have had whatever disgusting disease and he felt he had the right to bring that home to his wife. Probably never gave it a thought.


42 posted on 12/02/2009 5:19:12 PM PST by Bahbah (Only dead fish go with the flow)
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To: 21twelve

It’s the real cover of the Jan issue obviously printed before the current scandal. Sometimes real life is beyond parody.


43 posted on 12/02/2009 5:22:07 PM PST by Callahan
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To: Callahan

WOW! I mean ALL of those titles just fit - weird.


44 posted on 12/02/2009 5:28:53 PM PST by 21twelve (Drive Reality out with a pitchfork if you want , it always comes back.)
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To: OldDeckHand
When our dear old family friend, Mike "Fluff" Cowan, was fired by Tiger, we thought Fluff would never bounce back.

I am hapy to tell you that Mike 'Fluff' Cowan has been appointed as Obama's official Blackberry caddy.

Then along came the flap about the security of Barry's Blackberry.

Gibbs: "Obama complied, and is now using a super-secure BlackBerry with a new e-mail address (although by now I'm sure he has Ackmadeenadude, Chavez, and Hamas in his "Fav Five").

"The president has a BlackBerry through a compromise that allows him to stay in touch with senior staff and a small group of personal friends," Gibbs said.

A part of this cell phone security compromise involves Obama's insistence on the creation of a new post of "First Caddy". Obama has tapped Mike 'Fluff' Cowan to carry his cell phone.

Mike 'Fluff' Cowan gained celebrity status as the gruff and fluffy 'stached golf caddy for Tiger Woods for two and a half years. It's rumored that Tiger fired Fluff in 1999 because he was getting too big for his britches. (This is the same reason Eddie Van Halen fired David Lee Roth and maybe why Fluff has never auditioned for vocals with the band). Prior to his work with Tiger, Fluff caddied for Peter Jacobsen, and most recently for Jim Furyk.

"Fluff has been great to work with so far," gushed Obama. "When we are on the move, Fluff is always checking the cell phone signal and alerts me when we are down to three bars. An emergency call is made for the immediate construction of a new cell tower to increase coverage and boost my signal. No more dropped calls for me, and additional, albeit unnecessary, infrastructure for you".

"I think I'm gaining his trust," Fluff stated of Obama. "Yesterday, he asked me to carry 'The Basketball' while he tied his shoe, and he hands me the briefcase carrying nuclear launch codes". I shook it and said, "I thought they called this 'The Football'." "We had a good laugh over that one!," said Fluff.

White House spokesman Robert Gibbs states that President Obama is very happy with Fluff's performance. "He keeps the phone dry when it's raining, wiping it down with his towel after the president hands it back to him. Fluff will give him advice on just about everything, from the stimulus package to the Sudoku puzzle the president is working on".


45 posted on 12/02/2009 5:35:32 PM PST by Daffynition (What's all this about hellfire and Dalmatians?)
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To: Bahbah

Yep ... truly hideous.

Good to remember we all have feet of clay,
flawed humans .. no person deserves worship.
It’s sad to think of what he represented to
the youth to emulate and all the years of
care and love Earl Woods devoted to making
a real man of him.


46 posted on 12/02/2009 5:45:46 PM PST by STARWISE (They (LIBS-STILL) think of this WOT as Bush's war, not America's war- Richard Miniter)
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To: ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas

Golf Digest, what’s the ruling. Can the U.S. Citizens have a mulligan?


47 posted on 12/03/2009 5:50:05 AM PST by DoughtyOne (A MELTING POT not a potters wheel. Join us. Don't try to turn this nation into the one you fled.)
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To: DoughtyOne

48 posted on 12/03/2009 5:52:47 AM PST by DoughtyOne (A MELTING POT not a potters wheel. Join us. Don't try to turn this nation into the one you fled.)
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