For Woods, hiatus from golf is smartest thing he could have done

Never underestimate this Tiger Woods. He will make you look like a fool. Yes, what we’ve learned about him since Thanksgiving has been sordid. He’s not the first famous person to be a serial philanderer. But he is the most famous person to call himself out. His announcement Friday night, that he’s going to take an indefinite leave from professional golf, was the smartest thing he could possibly have done. On Friday night he said in a statement, “It may not be possible to repair the damage I’ve done, but I want do my best to try.” The hyper-realist.

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12/11/9