Golf Magazine

Chin up

By Golfrefugees
Tiger says he’s fit and ready to win again starting with this weeks US PGA Championship at the Atlantic Athletic Club.
But the bookies are not so sure with odds of 25-1 compared with favorite Rory McIlroy at 12-1 and Lee Westwood 15-1.
Could the rumours of a Tiger debt crises be true, after a costly divorce and loyal sponsors such as Tag Heur calling time out on renewing their $10 million contract. Tiger’s remaining sponsors are Nike, EA Sports and Valentin Kowa – a Japanese heat rub. Though the Nike contract is up at the end of this season, after already being reduced by 50% for this year. If Tiger’s winless streak continues, what vlaue will Nike put on continuing their relationship beyond 2012? Can you imagine Tiger without swoosh splattered attire?
They say when the chips are down you learn who your real friends are. Bryon Bell, President of Tiger Wood Design has re-written his CV this week to include ‘novice caddie’ replacing the modest Steve Williams.

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