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Tiger Woods: How Iíve Redefined Victory
Newsweek ^ | November 18, 2010 | Tiger Woods

Posted on 11/18/2010 5:18:40 AM PST by ejdrapes

Tiger Woods: How I’ve Redefined Victory

Last November, everything I thought I knew about myself changed abruptly, and what others perceived about me shifted, too. I had been conducting my personal life in an artificial way—as if detached from the values my upbringing had taught, and that I should have embraced.

The physical pain from that car accident has long healed. But the pain in my soul is more complex and unsettling; it has been far more difficult to ease—and to understand. But this much is obvious now: my life was out of balance, and my priorities were out of order. I made terrible choices and repeated mistakes. I hurt the people whom I loved the most. And even beyond accepting the consequences and responsibility, there is the ongoing struggle to learn from my failings.

(Excerpt) Read more at newsweek.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Miscellaneous; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: arrogance; chat; tigerwoods
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Looks like Woods is on the rehab trail again. Not sure I agree with him blaming golf for his infidelities. There are plenty of pro golfers out there in happy, stable marriages raising families who didn't feel the need to bang porn stars. But then they probably weren't surrounded by sychophants telling them how great they were every day of the week.
1 posted on 11/18/2010 5:18:41 AM PST by ejdrapes
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To: ejdrapes
Yeh...Yeh...Yeh....Blah...Blah...Blah....

We know...the devil made you do it...

Just go away!!

2 posted on 11/18/2010 5:22:06 AM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: ejdrapes
Shut up and golf.
3 posted on 11/18/2010 5:22:41 AM PST by kbennkc (For those who have fought for it freedom has a flavor the protected will never know .F Trp 8th Cav)
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To: ejdrapes

Golf’s tan man sounds remarkably like our tan president. Both would find silence golden.


4 posted on 11/18/2010 5:23:23 AM PST by kittymyrib
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To: ejdrapes

“The physical pain from that car accident has long healed.”

...car accident?!!....hell, his wife laid into him with a 9 iron.


5 posted on 11/18/2010 5:23:25 AM PST by STONEWALLS
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To: ejdrapes

Give Tiger a break, Obama is screwing the whole country!
:)


6 posted on 11/18/2010 5:23:42 AM PST by libs_kma (THEY TALK ABOUT HIM LIKE A DOG BECAUSE HE TREATS THIS COUNTRY LIKE A FIRE HYDRANT)
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To: ejdrapes

You redefine victory as not making cuts?


7 posted on 11/18/2010 5:25:32 AM PST by doodad
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To: ejdrapes
There are plenty of pro golfers out there in happy, stable marriages raising families who didn't feel the need to bang porn stars.
A lot fewer than you think. Professional athletes are notoriously unfaithful. Travel, money, adoration form an intoxicating cocktail.
8 posted on 11/18/2010 5:26:20 AM PST by Tennessean4Bush (An optimist believes we live in the best of all possible worlds. A pessimist fears this is true.)
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To: ejdrapes

Just curious as to why he is doing this now.....


9 posted on 11/18/2010 5:27:52 AM PST by Rummyfan (Iraq: it's not about Iraq anymore, it's about the USA!)
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To: ejdrapes

Just ick.


10 posted on 11/18/2010 5:28:22 AM PST by maggief
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To: ejdrapes

From Newsweek? Or is it now The Daily Beast? Or is there any difference?


11 posted on 11/18/2010 5:29:13 AM PST by abb ("What ISN'T in the news is often more important than what IS." Ed Biersmith, 1942 -)
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With these ‘celebs’, it always ends up being a ‘more money than brains’ situation.

You could hand me a tiny fraction of that kind of $$$ and I wouldn't go off the rails.

What's with these people?

12 posted on 11/18/2010 5:30:18 AM PST by SMARTY (Conforming to non-conformity is conforming just the same.)
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Nike may be bringing out a new line of merchandise. Don’t worry, the same jock-sniffers Nike and IMG bought before are still on the beat, so we’ll see plenty of positive Tiger news.


13 posted on 11/18/2010 5:30:44 AM PST by steve8714 (Never again should free men be asked to fight for those without the courage to turn them loose.)
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To: ejdrapes

Good for him. It sounds like he’s discovered humility, not a bad thing for anyone. I wish our dear leader would take a lesson.


14 posted on 11/18/2010 5:40:21 AM PST by madmominct
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To: ejdrapes

He is losing on the Golf Course just like he is losing in the bedroom. The only thing he can get now is a blow up doll, and even they are asking for him to sign a prenuptial agreement before performing any type of sex act.


15 posted on 11/18/2010 5:42:05 AM PST by hondact200 ( Lincoln Freed the Enslaved. Obama Enslaves the Free. Obama is Americas Greatest Threat)
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biggies on the tour now and in the past ain’t all faithful husbands just like other pro athletes that travel a lot and away from home cooking

But before the TV spotlight with all the endorsements etc etc —it was not a big deal and the press ignored it

But when you create an image to sell yourself it is a two edged sword especially in today’s high profile world


16 posted on 11/18/2010 5:42:16 AM PST by uncbob
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Ha! I was wondering how long it would take for the who cares post to show up. :)


17 posted on 11/18/2010 5:43:30 AM PST by ejdrapes (Marco Rubio or Paul Ryan for 2012)
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“How *I’ve* Redefined Victory”. Wow. He’s quite a guy, isn’t he?


18 posted on 11/18/2010 5:44:00 AM PST by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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It sounds like he’s discovered humility,

It sounds more like he's channeling Buddha.
19 posted on 11/18/2010 5:44:23 AM PST by ZX12R (IMPEACH OBAMA NOW!)
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To: Sacajaweau
Just go away!!

HEAR, HEAR!!!!

20 posted on 11/18/2010 5:46:15 AM PST by Logic n' Reason (You can roll a turd in powered sugar; that don't make it a jelly donut)
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