Wednesday cover: Cheyenne Woods, Tiger’s niece, working hard to earn stripes

The National's Sport cover for the Wednesday, December 10 issue, featuring Cheyenne Woods, niece of Tiger, gearing up for the Dubai Ladies Masters tournament.

The National’s Sport cover for the Wednesday, December 10 issue, featuring Cheyenne Woods gearing up for the Dubai Ladies Masters tournament this weekend.

John McAuley details how Woods, the niece of Tiger, took a long and laboured path to finally arrive at the LPGA tour, and how she intends to be known as more than someone with a famous relative.

“I definitely worked to get there, went through every stage possible,” Woods said. “So I’d say it’s a little bit of validation, just to know that I’ve earned my stripes. It’s been a long road, but it feels good to finally have achieved that.”

“Earning stripes: an inadvertent Tiger reference,” McAuley writes, “but then, it is a difficult connection to shake.”

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Published: December 10, 2014 04:00 AM

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