Tiger ‘Joins’ Army

ESPN/AP: Tiger’s army: Woods headed for military training

Playing in the Masters might seem like a vacation compared to what Tiger Woods has planned after his week at Augusta National — training with the Army.

Woods said Tuesday he will take part in four days of military training at Fort Bragg, N.C., before hosting a junior golf clinic April 16 at the army base.

Woods’ father, Earl, was a Green Beret during the Vietnam War.

“It’s an honor to walk in my father’s footsteps by training with the service men and women at Fort Bragg,” Woods said. “I have enormous respect for our armed forces and am thrilled this experience will include a junior golf clinic for these soldiers and their families.”

That’ll be four more days of military training than most Members of Congress.

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Comments

  1. Rodney Dill says:

    And if he protests the war for four more days after that he will be a legitimate candidate for president when he turns 35.

  2. Mithras says:

    Or he could hide out in the Texas National Guard’s golf team.