Matsuyama v U.S. Golf Media
Why is the U.S. golf media so lukewarm toward Hideki? We hear: Yeah, Hideki is really good, but what about Tiger’s back? Hideki has won 5 of 9. Shouldn’t that top an old guy who has more ailments than Abe Vigoda’s Fish? Personally, I love that Hideki won five times last year while also missing five cuts. Making cuts is not the goal. Comprende, golf media?
Tiger Woods v Jimmy Walker since Scandal
Woods Walker Age 41 38 Majors 0 1 Wins 9 6 Top 3's 18 12 Top 10's 32 40
Now, who got the most media coverage?
Golf Media v Tiger Woods
The golf media’s current fetish is obsessing over why Tiger Woods wants to continue to play. What is motivating him? What drives him? Here’s a wild guess: sponsor contract requirements. A little more prosaic than “heart of a champion,” I know, but how about being honest for once, eh?