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Is Dole out of The Woods?
Robinson Holloway
March 18, 1996
Here's more evidence that the sky's the limit for U.S. Amateur champion Tiger Woods: Despite a disappointing 23rd-place finish in the Golf Digest Collegiate, Woods, a sophomore at Stanford, came in fourth in a poll of 44 players at The Woodlands who were asked whom they would like to see become the next U. S. president. Not surprising in the conservative world of golf, Republican Bob Dole won handily, receiving 28 votes, 24 more than his closest competitor, Steve Forbes. Pat Buchanan was shut out, even though at least one player admitted that it might be in his interest to go way right—"Buchanan's protectionist policies might exclude foreign golfers from PGA Tour events and open up spots for hacks like me," the player said. Bill Clinton received a mere three votes, only one more than write-in candidate Woods. Said a Tiger supporter, "He's a role model. Plus, he would be the first president who didn't cheat at golf."—CHRISTIAN STONE
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March 18, 1996

Is Dole Out Of The Woods?

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Here's more evidence that the sky's the limit for U.S. Amateur champion Tiger Woods: Despite a disappointing 23rd-place finish in the Golf Digest Collegiate, Woods, a sophomore at Stanford, came in fourth in a poll of 44 players at The Woodlands who were asked whom they would like to see become the next U. S. president. Not surprising in the conservative world of golf, Republican Bob Dole won handily, receiving 28 votes, 24 more than his closest competitor, Steve Forbes. Pat Buchanan was shut out, even though at least one player admitted that it might be in his interest to go way right—"Buchanan's protectionist policies might exclude foreign golfers from PGA Tour events and open up spots for hacks like me," the player said. Bill Clinton received a mere three votes, only one more than write-in candidate Woods. Said a Tiger supporter, "He's a role model. Plus, he would be the first president who didn't cheat at golf."
—CHRISTIAN STONE

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