SARINA WIEGMAN says Tiger Woods should be conscious of his “position model” status after the golf star faced a backlash for a tampon incident.
The 15-time major winner was criticised for handing Justin Thomas a tampon on the Genesis Invitational in California.Tiger Woods has been criticised for giving Justin Thomas a tampon throughout golf event in Los Angeles[/caption] England head coach Sarina Wiegman is among the many outstanding sports figures who described the golf star’s actions as inappropriate[/caption]
Woods, 47, was enjoying on the event in Los Angeles on Friday after seven months out.
After outdriving Thomas during the ninth hole, Woods was noticed discreetly putting a tampon in his hand.
Seconds later Thomas dropped the sanitary product on the floor with the pair seen laughing together.
The incident, which Woods has since apologised for, was met with criticism from main figures within golf and different sports.
When requested her ideas on the golf ace’s actions, Lionesses boss Wiegman, 53, stated: “It’s very inappropriate, I feel he realised that too.
“You’re such an enormous position mannequin and you may have a constructive impression on society and I feel he ought to be conscious of that always.”
Wiegman was sharing her views a day earlier than the Lionesses’ match towards Italy in the Arnold Clark Cup event.
Her workforce, presently unbeaten underneath the top coach, are aiming to win the competition for the second yr in a row.
Manchester City and England defender Alex Greenwood concurred together with her boss on Woods’ actions.
Greenwood, 29, who stated: “From what I do know he’s an enormous position model inside the sport,
“I feel if he seems to be again on it, he’ll be actually disillusioned with what he did and I’m positive he’ll apologise for it.”
Sky Sports Golf presenter Sarah Stirk described the second as “disappointing”.
And in a comment shared by way of her Twitter account, Irish rugby ace Anna Caplice wrote: “If the world usually respected ladies, I might be capable of see the humorous aspect of this.
“Nevertheless it doesn’t. So I don’t.”
The Cork-born rugby player, who plays golf in her spare time, later deleted her tweet stating: “Deleting tweets as a result of I’m not ready for a day of being attacked.Woods has publicly apologised for handing a tampon to Thomas after outdriving him through the ninth gap of the Genesis Invitational[/caption]
& Following the incident, Woods stated: “If I offended anyone, it was not the case, it was just buddies having fun.&
“As I stated, if I offended anybody in any means, shape or type, I’m sorry. It was not meant to be that approach.
“It was just, we play pranks on one another all the time and virally I feel this didn't come across that approach, however between us it’s totally different.”