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Tiger Woods dropped by Tag Heuer
UK Telegraph ^ | 8/7/11

Posted on 08/07/2011 11:43:39 AM PDT by truthandlife

Luxury watch maker Tag Heuer announced they are ending their relationship with the world's former top golf star.

The contract is believed to be worth more than $10m (£6m) and the Swiss firm are the sixth major sponsors to drop Woods following revelations about his personal life two years ago.

The Swiss watchmaker suspended use of Woods' image in the US after details of his extramarital affairs came to light following a 2009 crash outside his Orlando, Florida home.

(Excerpt) Read more at telegraph.co.uk ...


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KEYWORDS: pga; scandal; woods
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1 posted on 08/07/2011 11:43:46 AM PDT by truthandlife
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To: truthandlife

Good I wear a TAG and would not want to be supporting that dirtbag.


2 posted on 08/07/2011 11:44:55 AM PDT by Cheetahcat ( November 4 2008 ,A date that will live in Infamy.)
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To: truthandlife

I bet if Tiger was still winning golf tournaments, he wouldn’t have been dropped.


3 posted on 08/07/2011 11:46:52 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Cheetahcat
Lost his wife, lost his swing, lost his caddy, lost his swoosh, lost his watch. Welcome to Reality-ville, Tiger.
4 posted on 08/07/2011 11:47:17 AM PDT by hinckley buzzard
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To: truthandlife; Cheetahcat

Two years and change after the scandal it’s become more a matter of Tiger not having any wins in a while.

He’s not the champeen any more.


5 posted on 08/07/2011 11:48:53 AM PDT by sinanju
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To: truthandlife

Good news! He earned and deserves this!


6 posted on 08/07/2011 11:50:11 AM PDT by rawhide
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To: truthandlife

It’s about time ...


7 posted on 08/07/2011 11:50:11 AM PDT by clamper1797 (Hoping to have some change left)
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To: truthandlife

They saw his putting yesterday...


8 posted on 08/07/2011 11:52:01 AM PDT by StAnDeliver (/)
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To: clamper1797

I guess that about winds up his career .... not a minute to soon


9 posted on 08/07/2011 11:52:03 AM PDT by clamper1797 (Hoping to have some change left)
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To: hinckley buzzard

My prediction that Tiger will announce his engagement to Casey Anthony and replace Joe Biden on the 2012 ticket is still alive, LOL.


10 posted on 08/07/2011 11:53:09 AM PDT by nascarnation
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To: truthandlife

Tiger who?


11 posted on 08/07/2011 11:56:11 AM PDT by ejonesie22 (8/30/10, the day Truth won.)
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To: hinckley buzzard

“Lost his wife...”

Threw her, and his kids away, actually.....


12 posted on 08/07/2011 11:57:26 AM PDT by EyeGuy (2012: When the Levee Breaks)
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To: hinckley buzzard

“Lost his wife...”

Threw her, and his kids away, actually.....


13 posted on 08/07/2011 11:57:37 AM PDT by EyeGuy (2012: When the Levee Breaks)
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To: truthandlife
Bad timing as he is playing today. When you watch his play today, no one will give him a second hand anymore. Just watch him play for a minute or even a second, and you will see why. He will remember today's date. It is time for him to quit. The alarm should be telling him that.
14 posted on 08/07/2011 11:58:24 AM PDT by rawhide
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To: dfwgator
Things are looking up for Tiger though. He just needs about 100 of these to make up for his other sponsors dropping him.

Tiger Woods Endorses Japanese Heat Rub in First Deal Since His Sex Scandal

15 posted on 08/07/2011 11:59:46 AM PDT by truthandlife ("Some trust in chariots and some in horses, but we trust in the name of the LORD our God." (Ps 20:7))
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To: hinckley buzzard
Sounds like the joke about "What do you get when you play a country song backwards?" but applied to Golf.

Cheers!

16 posted on 08/07/2011 12:02:28 PM PDT by grey_whiskers (The opinions are solely those of the author and are subject to change without notice.)
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To: hinckley buzzard

“Lost his wife, lost his swing, lost his caddy, lost his swoosh, lost his watch. Welcome to Reality-ville, Tiger.”

LMAO,His Dog will run away next!


17 posted on 08/07/2011 12:04:05 PM PDT by Cheetahcat ( November 4 2008 ,A date that will live in Infamy.)
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To: truthandlife

More good news:
Tiger on the 17th hole at present on the final round, 13 shots behind the leader. Ha-ha-ha!


18 posted on 08/07/2011 12:05:01 PM PDT by rawhide
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To: sinanju

“Two years and change after the scandal it’s become more a matter of Tiger not having any wins in a while.

He’s not the champeen any more.”

Yes and everyone is playing much better as well.


19 posted on 08/07/2011 12:05:11 PM PDT by Cheetahcat ( November 4 2008 ,A date that will live in Infamy.)
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To: truthandlife

Good. Free market in action.


20 posted on 08/07/2011 12:10:31 PM PDT by bigbob
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To: truthandlife
Don't despair, Tigger. Our government has programs to assist the needy.


21 posted on 08/07/2011 12:11:35 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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To: truthandlife
Using a golfer to endorse watches never made much sense to me. Is there any sport, where the precise time matters less than in golf?
22 posted on 08/07/2011 12:14:42 PM PDT by USFRIENDINVICTORIA
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To: dfwgator

I bet that is right! They suspended him and gave him a chance to revive his career. It has not happened and now the time is up.


23 posted on 08/07/2011 12:15:10 PM PDT by Anti-Bubba182
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To: Anti-Bubba182

Even Michael Vick is getting endorsements again. If Tiger wins a few tournaments, all of those sponsors will come back begging.


24 posted on 08/07/2011 12:16:50 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: USFRIENDINVICTORIA

Golf is the game for executives. That’s Tag Heuer’s target market.


25 posted on 08/07/2011 12:17:51 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Cheetahcat

How does Tag Heuer compare to Breitling?


26 posted on 08/07/2011 12:32:03 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: clamper1797
I guess that about winds up his career .... not a minute to soon

Maybe he can do ads for Timex.

He does take a licking after all.

27 posted on 08/07/2011 12:34:52 PM PDT by seowulf ("If you write a whole line of zeroes, it's still---nothing"...Kira Alexandrovna Argounova)
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To: dfwgator

I don’t know about all, but he will get some.


28 posted on 08/07/2011 12:40:39 PM PDT by Anti-Bubba182
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To: nascarnation
My prediction that Tiger will announce his engagement to Casey Anthony and replace Joe Biden on the 2012 ticket is still alive, LOL.

Once she dyes her hair blond, I see no reason why everything you claim here won't happen.

29 posted on 08/07/2011 12:43:24 PM PDT by Dixie Yooper (Ephesians 6:11)
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To: rawhide

God will not be mocked. Adultery, lying, breaking covenant with God. Not cool.


30 posted on 08/07/2011 12:54:24 PM PDT by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: truthandlife

Well, Tiger, I hope the sex was worth it. So far it’s cost you quite a bit.


31 posted on 08/07/2011 12:58:08 PM PDT by ottbmare (off-the-track Thoroughbred mare)
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To: Jack Hydrazine

“How does Tag Heuer compare to Breitling?”

That I do not know, The TAG has been the most accurate watch I have ever owned.


32 posted on 08/07/2011 1:00:11 PM PDT by Cheetahcat ( November 4 2008 ,A date that will live in Infamy.)
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To: truthandlife

When Tiger began bulking on steroids & HGH (despite his denials), and sustaining injuries as a result, was the point at which I hoped the cheater would not break Jack Nicklaus’ majors record. Now there is some confidence the reprobate will not...good!


33 posted on 08/07/2011 1:00:17 PM PDT by twister881
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To: ottbmare

Obviously his huge money days are gone.
If he retires from golf, he can do a reality tv series and make a solid income.


34 posted on 08/07/2011 1:00:21 PM PDT by nascarnation
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To: USFRIENDINVICTORIA
Using a golfer to endorse watches never made much sense to me. Is there any sport, where the precise time matters less than in golf?

I've always been skeptical that Celebrity endorsements were worth anywhere near the money that Companies were paying out. Granted I'm not in advertising or sales but I really question endorsements in general. And we ought to be pass the point where someone would select product A over product B because Tiger Woods or anyone else endorsed the product.

Buick has been on a roll lately. It isn't because they dropped Tiger Woods. It isn't because Tiger Woods endorsed Buick for a number of years. I think all the money Buick spent for Woods' endorsement was money poured down a rat hole. Does any celebrity endorse BMW?

Buick is on a roll because they are making some damn fine automobiles that they were not making 5 years ago. That's the difference in Buick. The product is the key not the endorsement. I hope companies see the light but knowing the type of people who are in marketing and sales, I don't expect much change from them.
35 posted on 08/07/2011 1:01:11 PM PDT by truthguy (Good intentions are not enough.)
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To: truthandlife
The contract is believed to be worth more than $10m (£6m) and the Swiss firm are the sixth major sponsors to drop Woods following revelations about his personal life two years ago.

Are there no more editors, proofreaders at these publications?

I believe the sentence should read:

The contract is believed to be worth more than $10m (£6m) and the Swiss firm is the sixth major sponsor to drop Woods following revelations about his personal life two years ago.

36 posted on 08/07/2011 1:04:07 PM PDT by RikaStrom (Pray for Obama - Psalm 109:8 "Let his days be few; and let another take his place of leadership.")
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To: twister881

Never Beat Nicklaus. Not happening...


37 posted on 08/07/2011 1:10:40 PM PDT by StAnDeliver (/)
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To: RikaStrom
It is a UK publication. Thus the grammar is correct for the UK which uses a plural verb with a collective noun.

The English have a strange way with the English language.

38 posted on 08/07/2011 1:12:33 PM PDT by N. Theknow (Obama and the Dems - The flash mob raiding the Treasury.)
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To: dfwgator

Exactly right. They aren’t dropping him for excercising his Johnson, they are dropping him because his game sucks.

IF and WHEN his game comes back so will the advertisers.


39 posted on 08/07/2011 1:16:49 PM PDT by Venturer
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To: EyeGuy
“Lost his wife...” Threw her, and his kids away, actually.....

And his caddy. Notice how well his caddy and partner are doing? Now look at how the kat is doing. Tiger and king obama are one and the same. They need to blame someone else for all their failings.
40 posted on 08/07/2011 1:23:33 PM PDT by John D
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To: nascarnation
"My prediction that Tiger will announce his engagement to Casey Anthony and replace Joe Biden on the 2012 ticket is still alive, LOL."

You know, in all seriousness, his fall mirrors Bobo's -- Tiger screwed over his wife and kids, Bobo screwed over the USA.

41 posted on 08/07/2011 1:47:24 PM PDT by StAnDeliver (/)
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To: truthandlife

Personal Life my butt.

He isn’t winning...simple as that.


42 posted on 08/07/2011 2:24:59 PM PDT by hattend (As always...FUJM)
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To: Revolting cat!

Isn’t it ironic that food stamps have the signing of the Declaration of Independence on the front?


43 posted on 08/07/2011 2:27:47 PM PDT by hattend (As always...FUJM)
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44 posted on 08/07/2011 4:15:47 PM PDT by Dr. Scarpetta
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Obama was wearing TAG HEUER Watch - 1500 Two Tone Diver Series.

45 posted on 08/07/2011 4:19:49 PM PDT by Dr. Scarpetta
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To: Cheetahcat
That I do not know, The TAG has been the most accurate watch I have ever owned.

I have a Casio waveceptor that I bought a few years ago for about $89. I monitor real time telemetry with IRIG time and my watch is ALWAYS dead on.

46 posted on 08/07/2011 4:23:50 PM PDT by saminfl
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To: Cheetahcat
The TAG has been the most accurate watch I have ever owned.

So I take it you like it. I'm seriously looking at a Tag Aquaracer 500m to be something nice to wear that I could later pass down to one of my sons. I really wanted a Rolex Submariner but failed to convince my wife that it was in our family's best financial interest to let me spend several thousand dollars on a wristwatch. I considered a used one but there's too many risks involved in buying a used Rolex if one doesn't do a whole lot of research.

Anyways, the Aquaracer has that classic Submariner styling and from what I've learned might just be a better watch for a fraction of the cost of a Rolex.

47 posted on 08/07/2011 4:28:00 PM PDT by Gena Bukin
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To: Gena Bukin

“The TAG has been the most accurate watch I have ever owned.

So I take it you like it. I’m seriously looking at a Tag Aquaracer 500m to be something nice to wear that I could later pass down to one of my sons. I really wanted a Rolex Submariner but failed to convince my wife that it was in our family’s best financial interest to let me spend several thousand dollars on a wristwatch. I considered a used one but there’s too many risks involved in buying a used Rolex if one doesn’t do a whole lot of research.

Anyways, the Aquaracer has that classic Submariner styling and from what I’ve learned might just be a better watch for a fraction of the cost of a Rolex.”

The TAG keeps better time than my Rolex did.


48 posted on 08/07/2011 4:40:50 PM PDT by Cheetahcat ( November 4 2008 ,A date that will live in Infamy.)
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To: saminfl

“That I do not know, The TAG has been the most accurate watch I have ever owned.

I have a Casio waveceptor that I bought a few years ago for about $89. I monitor real time telemetry with IRIG time and my watch is ALWAYS dead on.”

Thats why I like the TAG, accurate!


49 posted on 08/07/2011 4:44:26 PM PDT by Cheetahcat ( November 4 2008 ,A date that will live in Infamy.)
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To: N. Theknow
It is a UK publication. Thus the grammar is correct for the UK which uses a plural verb with a collective noun.
The English have a strange way with the English language.

I did not know that. Thank you. I knew the s for c thing on certain words but not the plural verb rule.

I remember hearing about a sign once that said: French and English spoken here, American understood.

Same concept, sorta? :-)

50 posted on 08/07/2011 5:59:02 PM PDT by RikaStrom (Pray for Obama - Psalm 109:8 "Let his days be few; and let another take his place of leadership.")
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