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By Stephanie Wei under Hazeltine

A few months ago, a colleague and I mused over how Tiger Woods was spending his time. At that point, we weren’t sure if he was practicing or playing or how much he was able to do either because of his nagging back injury. We joked he was playing video games and being Mr. Mom. Oh, and he was definitely watching every minute of PGA Tour coverage on Golf Channel. Heck, he might have been tuning in for the Champions Tour, Tour and LPGA, as well!–seriously, I wouldn’t be surprised.

Well, turns out as of late Woods had fully embraced his role as one of five vice-captains under U.S. Ryder Cup head honcho Davis Love III. Don’t mistake Tiger for a glorified golf cart driver (actually, he isn’t even driving one this week — he has his own personal chauffeur in Notah Begay. He’s taken on a major leadership role as essentially the team’s strategist and tactician.

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