The Big Miss: My Years Coaching Tiger Woods

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I bought this book when it came out in 2013 and until a few months ago it had been untouched on my Kindle. It’s hard to believe it was over 4 years ago and Tiger’s crash (pun intended) was even earlier. I wish I hadn’t waited so long to read it.

I’d been a Tiger Woods fan since his historic 1997 win at the Masters. In fact, I almost never watch a golf tournament unless he is playing. The excitement just isn’t there for me unless he’s in contention, which was pretty much every tournament he played for over a decade.

Through the book, Hank Haney gives us a lot of insight into Tiger’s personality. Many things make a lot more sense. At the same time, the book is one man’s view of Tiger. No matter what I read, at the end of the day, I’m still a fan of Tiger Woods the golfer.

If you’re a golf fan or even just a sports fan, I recommend reading this book. You’ll get a rare look into what it’s like working with one of the greatest professional athletes in history.

2 Replies to “The Big Miss: My Years Coaching Tiger Woods”

  1. I feel the same way about Lance; he was a badass on a bike. I think his behavior in many ways is inexcusable, but at the same time a lot of these traits are what makes them champions, which I think it’s hard for people outside of the elite level of sports to understand.

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