I’m glad Tiger won the Masters, I just wish he stood up for the black community | Etan Thomas

Tigers rejection of our community, like OJ Simpson before him, comes with a price. Black people can and do revel in the meaning of his extraordinary triumph, but were not cheering him Michael Jordan called it the win his first major title in over a decade at Augusta National Golf Club. You may not have a pulse if you didnt feel at least a little warm inside as Tiger passionately embraced his son behind the 18th green, a scene reminiscent of the bear hug that he shared with his late father Earl Woods after winning the Masters for the first time back in 1997. As a father, I can honestly say that it almost made my allergies start acting up. …

Tiger Woods triumph may help clean off the stain of Trumps golf addiction | Richard Williams

The presidents very public obsession with golf represents everything that makes a good game easy to dislike. But then, on Sunday, came a miracle Grotesque, malevolent and a cheat at golf: does Auric Goldfinger remind you of anyone? And theres the obsession with gold. Goldfingers Rolls-Royce is panelled in solid gold and he kills a woman by having her covered with gold paint. Donald Trumps use of gold is a little less original, more symbolic than functional: its the colour, for instance, of Trump Tower in Las Vegas, gleaming like a huge gold brick standing on its end above the neon-lit Strip. But its the cheating at golf that concerns us here. One of the most beguiling of Bond villains, …

Commander in cheat? Donald Trump’s 18 golf tournament wins examined

In an extract from his book on Donald Trump and golf, Rick Reilly explains why the presidents game can tell us more about him than a roomful of psychologists Donalds Trumps boast about winning 18 club championships is a lie thats so over-the-top Crazytown it loses all credibility among golfers the second its out of his mouth. To double check, I called the only guy who could come close: George Buddy Marucci, of Philadelphia. Like Trump, Marucci belongs to more clubs than you can fit in your bag. Like Trump, hes in the right age bracket, at six years younger than Trump. Like Trump, hes got all the money he needs to play as many club championships as he can …