Chapter 11: The perfect company

Striving for perfection is a dangerous game. If you are an idealist and believe that perfection can exist in any aspect of human endeavour, then you will be overwhelmed with disappointment at some stage. This phenomenon was on full display in the golfing community in 2010. An army of fans around the globe had followed Tiger Woods religiously for more than a decade, believing he was superhuman, winning major golf title after major golf title. Not only did they admire his stunning golfing ability, they heaped praise on his sportsmanship, his off-course demeanour and his ability to succeed as a person from a mixed-race background in a sport traditionally dominated by Anglo-Saxons. Then, in 2010, it was revealed ...

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