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The Cost of Being Tiger

A biography outlines the hardships faced by the first billion-dollar athlete

The first 150 pages of Tiger Woods, an exhaustively researched biography of golf’s biggest star, could be plucked out of a heart-warming children’s movie: A young man of modest means, and a person of color as well, conquers the elite world of golf through hard work and steadfast vision. At 21 he wins his first professional major tournament, the 1997 Masters, by a record-shattering 12 strokes. On the final green at Augusta

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