What If Tiger Woods Was White?

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  1. sport historian

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    Here is a hypothetical. What if Tiger Woods was white? The question assumes that he was as good a golfer as the actual Tiger Woods. Would Woods have been as celebrated by the media if he was white? Would he be considered the world's Number 1 athlete?
     
  2. space hillbilly

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    He would have been the number1 golfer, but not the number1 athlete!
    and the media would not have slipped his name in where it didn't belong, like the weather! and cooking shows!Edited by: lost
     
  3. DixieDestroyer

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    Indeed! There'd be NO cultural marxist push, mass-marketing/PR bonanza, SI covers, Gatorade bottles, etc.
     
  4. Westside

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    SH, Eldrick would be big persona non grata, the King Pariah. There would constant articles attacking him non stop. He would be shunned everywhere. All endorsements terminated. It would be so bad, he would not venture out of his home. CMs, PTB and of course DWF Nation would crush him. The skanks he banged would allege rape and demand money to keep from going to the police. At tornaments the fans would heckle him viciously, none of this "we love you tiger" BS. More like "how many hos you got lined up tonight, married father?" All of his pressure would make his play suck.

    Thankfully, while he is still lauded and fawned over, his play has taken a downward spiral. Thank God this is happening to him. If it were not, some how all of his wrongs would not have any consequence. Also, glad his traitor wife will divorce him and soak him of his remaining wealth.

    God willing, his number one ranking will come to an end in the coming weeks or months.
     
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    "At tornaments the fans would heckle him viciously, none of this "we love you tiger" BS. More like "how many hos you got lined up tonight, married father?" All of his pressure would make his play suck."

    At the PGA this week I saw a shot of him walking past the gallery and there were these women in their 20's just staring at him while he walked past. Pathetic. I'll bet they wouldn't have even gone to the tournament had Tiger not been there.
     
  6. JReb1

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    Roger Federer is as close (better IMO since tennis is harder to dominate) as you can get to a White Tiger and Roger gets no way near the same publicity. I also don't think golfers would be considered athletic either if Tiger was White, they'd be considered about as athletic as poker, chess or pool players since Whites aren't considered athletic in the MSM. Golf would still be an elitist, nonathletic rich White guys sport that would be dominated by blacks if they cared to play...
     
  7. Westside

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    Actually Golf is quite atheletic. Eye and hand cordination is paramount. Also, you need to vector in strength and finesse at different times.
     
  8. Bart

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    If Woods was white he would be savagely torn from limb to limb by the fans - and WRITERS alike. So far, the opinion makers still love Woods.

    I read an article today written by one of Eldricks's chief chosenite cheer leaders Michael Arkush. Judging by the comments made by fans, the media hucksters are not doing too well in reversing His Majesty's fall from grace.

    http://sports.yahoo.com/golf/blog/devil_ball_golf/post/Tiger-Woods-can-still-catch-Jack-s-major-record;_ylt=A2KIRy0sjmhMl44AhxoogsUF?urn=golf-262504

    Tiger Woods can still catch Jack's major record

    I have one word for the fans of Tiger Woods who are now convinced he will not win 19 majors and surpass Jack Nicklaus: Relax!

    Yes, this makes his second lost year in a row, a year without a major title. After the miracle of Torrey Pines in 2008, who would have thought that were possible? There were even some who said he'd win at least 25 majors.

    So why the optimism? (snip)
     
  9. Don Wassall

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    As far asWoods' "affairs," take the national hate and persecution that Big Ben Roethlisberger is being put through even though there's no evidence that he is anything but a rich and horny celebrity enjoying his batchelorhood, and multiply it by one hundred, and that's the kind of non-stop beating a "White Tiger" would be taking from the DWFs and media.
     
  10. sport historian

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    Yes. Picture the reaction if a "White Tiger" got himself into the sexual scandal Woods is in.
     

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