It has been just announced that Hank Haney will be all over ESPN on Monday to tout his tell-all book, The Big Miss: My Years Coaching Tiger Woods, allowing him to continue to tarnish the already-damaged legacy of Tiger Woods in the selfish interest of likely reaping massive financial gains as a reward for his betrayal.
Via ESPN Media Zone:
While at ESPN, Haney will appear on SportsCenter in the 9 a.m. ET hour as well as the noon and 6 p.m. hours. He also will be on ESPN2’s First Take in the 11 a.m. hour. He will conduct a live chat on ESPN.com at 2 p.m. and will record a segment for ESPN2’s SportsNation.
Haney also will appear on three ESPN Radio programs, including The Herd with Colin Cowherd (simulcast on ESPNU) at 12:45 p.m.; The Scott Van Pelt Show (simulcast on ESPNEWS) at 1:30 p.m. and the Doug Gottleib Show at 3:40 p.m. All times are approximate and subject to change.
The book has been a source of constant controversy ever since excerpted “highlights” began making appearances in Golf Digest. Haney has begun to come under attack for writing the book and has since been harshly criticized for violating “the code of player-teacher confidentiality” by coaching colleague Rick Smith, who added that he is “personally upset with Hank because he’s broken and violated our code of ethics.”
While there is no Golden Rule as it were preventing Haney from writing the book, he nevertheless should be condemned for breaking the bond between player and coach in such an egregious manner. But hey, he’s gotta get paid, I guess. It’s not like Haney has profited in any way — be it compensation or enhanced reputation in the business — from the time he began working with Tiger up to this point, right?