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Golf-Woods lashes out over Jenkins’ parody


Nov 18 (Reuters) – Tiger Woods has lashed out during maestro golf author Dan Jenkins for penning a feign satirical talk with a 14-times vital winner, describing a joke as “a grudge-fueled square of impression assassination”.

Jenkins, who was inducted into a World Golf Hall of Fame in 2011, wrote a square for Golf Digest and among several topics he took aim during Woods’ repute as a bad tipper, his unsuccessful matrimony and his six-year pretension drought in a majors.

Woods has frequency taken difference to disastrous articles formerly though on Tuesday he responded in a mainstay on Derek Jeter’s website, The Players Tribune (www.theplayerstribune.com).

“Did we review Dan Jenkins’ talk with me in a latest Golf Digest? we wish not. Because it wasn’t me,” Woods wrote in a square entitled ‘Not True, Not Funny”.

“It was some jerk he combined to fake he was articulate to me. That’s right, Jenkins calculated an interview, that fails as parody, and is unequivocally some-more like a grudge-fueled square of impression assassination.

“Journalistically and ethically, can we penetrate any lower?”

Woods went on to contend he felt he had a good clarity of humour and was “more than willing” to giggle during himself.

“In this game, we have to,” he wrote. “I’ve given lots of interviews to reporters in all that time, some-more than we could count, and some have been good and some not so much.

“All athletes know that we will be underneath inspection from a media. But this concocted essay was subsequent a belt,” pronounced Woods, who has not played given his missed cut during a PGA Championship in Aug as he recovers from a behind injury.

Jenkins wrote his comments in a mainstay patrician ‘My (Fake) Interview With Tiger’, followed by an asterisk and a sub-title: ‘Or how it plays out in my mind’.

In a article, a 84-year-old Jenkins ‘questioned’ Woods on a automobile pile-up in late 2009 that led to revelations about his mixed extramarital affairs and a break-up of his marriage.

Q. You haven’t talked about it, though after all of those New York Post front pages during a scandal, what’s a dignified of your story?

A. That’s easy. Don’t get caught.

Q. You named your yacht Privacy. Because you’re a worldwide celebrity, do we unequivocally design and direct privacy?

A. we suspicion about renaming it Serenity, though that flattering most went out a doorway when a nine-iron strike a window of a Escalade.

After Woods had published his response, Jenkins tweeted: “My subsequent mainstay for Tiger: defining joke and satire. we suspicion we let him off easy.” (Reporting by Mark Lamport-Stokes in Los Angeles; Editing by Greg Stutchbury)

Article source: http://in.reuters.com/article/2014/11/19/golf-woods-jenkins-idINL2N0T904L20141119

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