Tiger Woods Allegedly Abandoned His Relatives

December 17, 2010

Dr. Boyce Watkins, Syracuse UniversityScholarship in Action 

Tiger Woods’ brother, Earl Woods Jr., had some interesting things to say about the golfing superstar. Woods is the oldest of three children who came from the previous marriage of Tiger’s now-deceased father. Tiger’s brother now publicly claims that Woods has cut the family off and that he hasn’t spoken to him since 2006. This is in stark contrast to the fact that they spoke quite frequently when Tiger was a young man.

It seems that, according to Earl, the trappings of fame, entourages and piles of money may have detached Tiger from that which matters most: those who love us. At the same time, we can’t say for sure what happened in Tiger’s family that caused the division to occur in the first place. Tiger’s brother says that while they were invited to ride on Tiger’s jet to the funeral of his father, the golfer barely acknowledged them during the trip.

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