I hate weepy public apologies.
I don't care who did what to who, I don't care if the mea culpa is coming from a male or female, and I don't care what's at stake. I just hate them.
Even if they're sincere... which they certainly sometimes are... the on-camera tears make them seem contrived and superfluous and the well-documented sobs always detract from the seriousness.
So I hope that's not what happens on Friday, when Tiger talks.
... And I don't think it will be. After all, he's not going to go on Oprah, as some suggested he should. ESPN's Rick Reilly, was one of them, and the award-winning journalist, known in some circles as a Overpaid Millionaire Hack, went on to suggest that Tiger needed to say something like: "I'm Tiger Woods and I was addicted to sex".
There are some
However, from what I've seen and heard, the majority of golf fans aren't interested in the salacious stories of extramarital escapades, they don't want protracted apologies, they really don't feel that Tiger Woods owes them anything. The true golf fans just want him to get this over with, and start playing golf again. Sooner rather than later.
Jen Wang and Diana Nguyen, the amazing ladies of DISGRASIAN.com, said it well. As usual. female golf pundit Patricia Hannigan