June 11, 2014

The Moneymaker Revolution

It's been more than ten years since an amateur player took the 2003 WSOP by storm, and the poker world has never been the same.

Elliot Magruder

When Tiger Woods won the 1997 Masters by 12 strokes and set a course record of -18, a star was born, and modern golf changed forever. Woods was telegenic, marketable, and perhaps most important in a sport that is historically played by white people, an African-American. Golf suddenly became popular among young people and minorities. Sponsors seeking customers ages 18 to 34 clamored to sign the 21-year-old superstar. Woods's impact on golf cannot really be overstated.

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