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Ex-Coach: Tiger Woods Wanted to Be Navy SEAL

But golfer's agent rejects Hank Haney's claim

(Newser) - Tiger Woods considered quitting golf at the height of his career to become a Navy SEAL, according to ex-coach Hank Haney. "I thought, 'Wow, here is Tiger Woods, greatest athlete on the planet, maybe the greatest athlete ever, right in the middle of his prime, basically ready to... More »

More Tiger Woods Insult Banners Coming

Plus, check out the parodies of the Nike commercial

(Newser) - If you enjoyed the Tiger Woods banner that flew over Augusta National yesterday, you’re in for a treat: Five more are on the way. The first message, referring to Tiger’s recommitment to Buddhism, read, “Tiger: Did you mean bootyism?” A rep for the Ohio ad agency that... More »

Michael Jordan, Charles Barkley: Tiger's Mentors?

The former NBA stars were Woods' Vegas companions

(Newser) - You already know more than you ever wanted to about Tiger Woods’ personal life, but guess what? You still haven’t heard it all. Vanity Fair teases its upcoming article by Mark Seal, which “may be the most complete account to date of the golfer’s secret life”:
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As Dad Died, Tiger Shacked Up With Galpal

Earl Woods lost battle with cancer while son stepped out on Elin

(Newser) - Tiger Woods was not at his father's bedside the night Earl Woods succumbed to cancer because he was in bed with a lingerie model. Jamie Jungers tells the UK tabloid News of the World she was with Woods in May 2006—at the home he shared with his wife—when... More »

Tiger Misses Cut; Watson Keeps Lead

(Newser) - Tiger Woods missed the British Open cut after shooting a 4-over 74 in today's second round, marking only the second time he has failed to advance in a major since turning pro; the first was the 2006 US Open, which took place soon after the death of his father. But... More »

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