How Tiger Woods Affects the Game of Golf

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How Tiger Woods Affects the Game of Golf Like Muhammad Ali is to boxing and Michael Jordan is to basketball, Tiger Woods is considered by many to be the greatest golfer of all time. Due to his incredible playing on the course, his young age, and the endorsement deals he signed with major advertising companies, Tiger Woods ' fans place him on the "best of the best" list in professional sports. Society places an enormous amount of responsibilities on its champions or favorites. " Sure, he is good on the course, but how well does he support society? What does he stand for", the public says. There is more to Tiger Woods than a good golf swing or how well he can say " Buy these shoes" in front of the advertisers ' cameras. Even…show more content…
Tiger leads the way for every African-American who, in the past, could not enter a golf course, except to caddy, because of the color of their skin. He is truly multi-racial. It seems that he only sees the green of the golf course. On Capital Hill, there is discussion of the "Tiger Woods Bill", which proposes to give multi-racial citizens a multi-ethnic category in the eyes of the Federal Government. No one knows exactly what the future holds for Tiger woods, but some speculate. Of course, He will win more tournaments and dazzle spectators with awesome tee shots and amazing putts. He will sell more Nike Tennis shoes and American Express cards. He will continue to donate time and resources to helping the youth of our country. Maybe he will become so good at golf that the PGA will have to create a new game, as Nascar does whenever a new type of car is built. No one could have predicted his incredible impact on both the game of golf and the society as a whole. Between spending time at the Tiger Woods Foundation and his awesome mastery of the elusive golf stroke, Tiger is well on his way to becoming an American icon along with Muhammad Ali, Michael Jordan, Wayne Gretsky, Emmitt Smith, and many more sports heroes. In an interview, Michael Jordan said," Tiger will succeed and expand across all racial barriers. I admire him for establishing a higher plateau, a higher ground, if you will. I really do believe he was put here for a
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