The Masters are at the Augusta National Golf Club in
I’ve said since the beginning of Tiger’s ordeal that its media treatment was drenched in race. I won’t go over it again but take me to lunch and I’ll tell you all about it. So here’s Tiger, making a comeback on a course he’s already dominated 4 times. A course that, in a not so distant past, didn’t admit Black people. Racial slurs have been shouted at Tiger at the Masters (& at other tournaments in the
And of course, there was this Pepto-Bismol sponsored moment after Tiger won his first Masters in 1997:
So for all of that, and because it would shut all of the distracters up (especially journalist Christine Brennan), I’m rooting for Tiger at this year’s Masters. Grrr.