Augusta National Golf Club Case Study

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In this situation, I felt Tiger Woods did nothing wrong. He was only expressing his opinion and thoughts on a question he was asked by reporters. The question consist of the policy at the Augusta National Golf Club which excludes women from membership. I do agree with him on how he addressed it. He was only being honest and the media reporters took it and turn it into something else. The reports made it seem like Tiger Woods was against women being in the Augusta National Golf Club. They want Tiger Woods to step up and take charge of that issue by himself in which he would need some help. He was not he stated that he would like to see everyone have an equal chance to participate but it is their right to have any club set up the way we want to. Which is true, the Augusta National Golf Club is …show more content…

“Crouse (2012) states that added two female members: Condoleezza Rice, the former secretary of state, and Darla Moore, a South Carolina businesswoman.” Now women are in the club. It had to take some time before a change can happen. The social responsibilities of celebrity athletes is that their image supposed to be great and good. So children can look up to them as role models or mentors. It is very different for celebrity athletes who are members of minority racial and ethnic groups. Because once a member of those types of groups the focus has to be on those groups. Most celebrities do it but most people in the general population do not want to be a part of it. “Oliva (2002) states that Golf is governed by a simple setoff objective rules that allow all who play to understand what is expected of them.” Tiger Woods broke the barrier for minorities in golf and everything little thing he says will be taken to heart. The game of golf was just for rich white men because of when it started in the 1933 where no blacks were allowed. His responsibilities alone triples because he was the first black man to break the

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