Tiger: Former coach Haney ‘deserved’ suspension

DUBLIN, Ohio — Tiger Woods did not maintain again, saying Friday that his former coach, Hank Haney, “deserved” to be suspended from his radio present for disparaging remarks he made on Wednesday regarding ladies’s golf.

Haney, who has a SiriusXM radio present, was suspended Thursday after admitting he could not title six gamers on the LPGA tour after which predicting Korean golfer would most likely win the U.S. Ladies’s Open, saying he would go along with “Lee,” and if he did not should say a primary title, “I would get a bunch of them proper.”

Later within the present, Haney apologized and did so once more on Twitter.

However there was appreciable criticism, together with from former U.S. Ladies’s Open winner Michelle Wie and the PGA Tour, which really helpful the suspension.

“He deserved it,” Woods mentioned Friday after his second spherical on the Memorial when requested about Haney’s suspension. “Simply cannot take a look at life like that. And he clearly mentioned what he meant, and he bought what he deserved.”

Haney coached Woods throughout a interval of nice success, from 2004 to 2010. Throughout that point, Woods received six main championship and a complete of 31 PGA Tour titles. Haney resigned in Might 2010, not lengthy after Woods returned as a result of a prolonged private break. Two years later, Haney wrote a ebook referred to as “The Massive Miss,” by which he delved into his teaching relationship with Woods but additionally shared particulars about Woods’ personal life.

Haney, 63, is a longtime golf teacher whose most distinguished scholar previous to Woods was Mark O’Meara. He owns and operates a number of golf colleges within the Dallas space.

SiriusXM mentioned it was reviewing the standing of Haney’s present going ahead.

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