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Golfing in the Dark: Tiger Woods and Fatherhood

The defining biography of Tiger Woods forces a father, on this Father’s Day, to reevaluate the expectations he places on his own children.

Tiger’s famous “Shot in the Dark” at Firestone Country Club, Akron, Ohio, in 2000.
Earl Woods’ official U.S. Army Photo (Wikipedia)
Tiger Woods, age 5, on “That’s Incredible.”
Tiger Woods’ Cadillac Escalade after the crash. (Florida Highway Patrol)
The cover of “Tiger Woods,” by Jeff Benedict and Armen Keteyian.
Father and son hug after Tiger won the 1997 Masters. (Heinz Kluetmeier)

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Zac Crippen

I’m interested in telling stories about people and baseball. Host of @VernacularPod, and Lead Writer at @3rdStringPod.