At Least One Crisis Manager Thinks Tiger Woods Was Right to Respond to Dan Jenkins

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When Tiger Woods joined the litany of celebrity athletes with a byline and an honorific in Derek Jeter’s new online publishing venture the Player’s Tribune last week, he used the direct-to-fans platform in a novel way: to fire back at a critic. Woods responded to an imaginary interview with him by veteran writer Dan Jenkins in the latest Golf Digest, calling the parody “a grudge-fueled piece of character assassination.”

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