Morning Drive is kind of funny/interesting this morning. Damon Hack is at least insinuating there is something fishy about Woods’s “sabbatical.”
On the other hand, other panelists made the statements I put in my headline. (My quotes may not be precise, but they are at worst close paraphrases.) The fact that they keep beating the drum for the “sabbatical” being Woods’s doing (CHOSEN to be away) and so too will be his return (when HE decides to return) makes me really, really, really suspicious.
The new meme seems to be “Tiger doesn’t want to play right now.” He needs to “get his desire back.” I guess that’s kind of like how Dustin Johnson had to take six months off to get his desire back and want to play again.
Was Woods’s ridiculous chipping and professed back pain just a smokescreen for this “sabbatical”? You can’t just up and take off for a few months when playing perfectly fine without raising suspicions.
Is there a game of PED chicken going on between Tiger Woods and Tim Finchem? Perhaps Finchem told Woods he will no longer cover for him and allow him to use PEDs, and Woods responded with, “Fine, but I can’t play golf without my Tony Galea or Tony Bosch. You want me to chip across the green some more? Is that what you want?”