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Book Riles Up Tiger Ahead of Season Debut

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Tiger Woods excels at hitting irons. Irony, on the other hand, is not his forte, as was apparent in his reaction to the news that his former swing coach Hank Haney is to publish a book about their time together. "I think it's unprofessional and very disappointing, especially because it's someone I worked with and trusted as a friend,'' the former world No1 said in an interview with ESPN.com on Friday. "I think people understand that this book is about money."

This from Woods in the week he was readying himself to fly from his home in Florida to the Middle East where he will start his 2012 golfing year at the Abu Dhabi Championship, a drastic change in routine (he...

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