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tiger woods in the TV booth

Imagine this for a moment — especially after his dig at TV commentators in his recent revolutionary TIME interview — Tiger Woods finally retires from competitive golf and accepts a part-time job as an analyst in the booth with NBC or CBS, where audiences can hear him discuss strategy and shots and just his general thoughts during a tournament around 10 times a year.

OK, I know, I know — the chances of that happening are slim. I tweeted about how much I enjoyed listening to Woods talk shop and commentate on his peers in Golf Channel’s booth alongside Roger Maltbie and Terry Gannon on Sunday at the Hero World Challenge, where he plays host as the event benefits his foundation. Someone quickly replied that he couldn’t see Woods making a job as a TV commentator. That’s fair. Then again, I’m certain many would have said the same about Faldo a decade ago. Remember: Sir Nick was dubbed “Nick the Prick,” among other not-so-kind names during his playing days. 

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By Stephanie Wei under FedEx Cup

A chip for $10 million

At the end of NBC’s Roger Maltbie’s interview with Hunter Mahan, Maltbie, awkwardly, said, “Condolences,” to which Hunter replied, “Condolences?! I didn’t die!” Mahan had a big smile on his face despite losing the playoff to Bill Haas for the Tour Championship and all the other spoils that went along with it — the FedExCup and bonus money.

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