"Vanity Fair" has a series of Annie Leibovitz photographs of Tiger Woods pre-scandal and is running them in the Feb. 2010 issue alongside an article about Woods' fall from grace.
"Friday Night Light" author Buzz Bissinger pens the article "Tiger in the Rough," in which he examines the Tiger scandal. Bissinger calls it "one of the greatest recorded drops in popularity of any nonpolitical figure."
That might actually be an understatement, as sponsor after sponsor has distanced themselves from Tiger Woods.
Bissinger also refers to other athlete sex scandals (David Beckham, Kobe Bryant) that hardly surprised the public, but that the Woods scandal was particularly shocking because Tiger has always been "a charming nonperson."
The piece is an interesting read for sure, but one thing that really strikes us is the Travis Bickle-esque cover. That certainly isn't the Tiger Woods of the past and, as the photos were taken pre-scandal, maybe a little prescient?