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What Tom Watson Can Teach The Modern Day Professional Athlete

By Michael Fitzpatrick On July - 22 - 2009

How are you meant to teach your children about good sportsmanship when they turn on the television every Sunday and see NFL players engaging in ridiculous, taunting celebrations after every single play?

How are you meant to teach your children about refraining from arguing with their coaches and the refs when every time they watch an NBA basketball game they see players whining to the refs like spoiled 5-year-olds after every single posession?

How are you meant to teach your kids about not cursing and slamming down their clubs on the golf course when they turn on the television and watch the best players in the world do just that at the British Open?

How are you meant to teach you children about taking responsibility for their actions when every press conference they see on ESPN contains yet another athlete blaming everyone and everything else other than themselves for their poor performance?  

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