Tiger & Earl: The rebuilding begins

I don’t know what will be more talked about this weekend – Tigers Play or this video. I can already see the arguments as to why it is good, bad or ugly. For me the question isn’t about whether this is right or wrong but how did they get to this spot?

Was there someone sitting at W+K listening to audio, watching footage salivating every day about the opportunity to find this gem? Was this an outtake from one of my favourite TV spots of all time (Never)? Or did Tiger offer it up?

I have always been interested to find out how involved in his campaigns Tiger gets as the TV spots are in a lot of cases more about his brand than Nike. Nike benefits from being a part of the story, building the drama, the character and the legend that is Tiger.

We’ll just have to wait and see what he does this weekend and what Nike’s next move is.

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