The latest issue of Golf Digest obviously went to print before the whole Tiger Woods cheating and car smashing scandal made headlines this week. The mag hit newsstands Wednesday with the unintentionally hilarious headline “10 Tips Obama Can Take From Tiger.”
The article, featured in the magazine’s January 2010 issue, lists ten things that the President could learn from the ultra-successful golf star in improving his performance as president, and vice versa, from the perspective of several prominent writers and players. That’s funny, because we’re not sure Obama would want to take any tips from Tiger at the moment. Although this might be a good one:
When selecting a mistress, don’t pick a Manhattan party girl with talkative coHOrts.
“Woods is a good role model — not because he would make a good president (he wouldn’t and neither would Phil Mickelson or anyone else who has spent his working life traveling between driving ranges on private jets), but because he is such a complete master of his talents and ambitions, and because he has always been able to pull himself together after setbacks that would have ruined the rounds, or even the careers, of lesser players,” writes accomplished golfer Arnold Palmer.