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Why are people so interested in Tiger Woods’ personal life?

It’s a debate that’s been raging for months.

Some feel that there’s some kind of underlying media conspiracy to take down Woods.

Some feel that an athlete’s personal life should remain private and are completely baffled as to why people would be interested in an athlete’s personal life.

Well, here’s the answer:

1) Since when have we not combined athlete’s personal lives with their performance to create a well-rounded story?  

After a long struggle with breast cancer, Darren Clarke’s wife passed away just two months prior to the 2006 Ryder Cup matches, which were scheduled to take place in Clarke’s home country of Ireland.

How is Clarke’s personal life any of our business?

How was his wife’s personal struggle with cancer any of our business?

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