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April 8th, 2010
12:00 PM ET

Why my mom won't watch Tiger Woods

Coyne says Tiger's fall from grace may keep other weekend TV fans away from Masters.

Coyne says Tiger's fall from grace may keep other weekend TV fans away from Masters.

Tom Coyne
Special to CNN

Tiger Woods finally tees it up this week at the Masters, but something about his return to golf doesn't feel quite complete. He has been apologizing in earnest and in abundance. On Monday, it was to the other players. Earlier, it was to his friends, fans, family, agents, Nike, his caddy, his golf ball, etc.

For the most part, everyone he's apologized to he's made silly rich, so does he really owe them an "I'm sorry?" But before Tiger goes and wins another green jacket this week (which I hope he does, and believe he can), he owes an apology to my mom.

People like my mother, the casual or non-golfing golf fan looking for someone to root for at the Masters, may be lost to him now because of his headline pastimes.

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  1. Edward Leblanc

    Hey Anderson,
    Its time Tiger moved on with his life ,he is a good man who fell o.k. ,who doesn't. and it time to leave him alone ,so he can heal and get back to his great life..God Bless him.....

    April 8, 2010 at 12:08 pm |

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