Golf coach Hank Haney apologizes for racially charged remarks on radio show

Famed golf instructor Hank Haney apologized on Wednesday for racist, sexist remarks he made about LPGA tour players on his daily SiriusXM radio show

Famed golf instructor Hank Haney apologized on Wednesday for disparaging remarks he made about LPGA tour players on his daily SiriusXM radio show.

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Haney, who rose to fame as Tiger Woods swing coach, made a series of tone-deaf jokes when asked by co-host Steve Johnson about the US Womens Open that starts on Thursday at the Country Club of Charleston.

Im gonna predict a Korean [will win], Haney said.

Thats a pretty safe bet, Johnson replied.

Thats gonna be my prediction. I couldnt name you, like, six players on the LPGA Tour, Haney said, before adding: Well, Id go with Lee. If I didnt have to name a first name, Id get a bunch of them right. I dont know. … Lexi Thompson. … Michelle Wies hurt. I dont know that many.

Wie, the 2014 US Womens Open champion who is out of this weeks tournament due to a wrist injury, was among many golf insiders to criticize Haneys attempt at humor on social media.

Michelle Wie (@themichellewie)

As a Korean American female golfer, these comments that @HankHaney made disappoint and anger me on so many different levels. Racism and sexism are no laughing matter Hank….shame on you. I dont ever do this, but this must be called out. https://t.co/P18JByTosN

May 29, 2019

Michelle Wie (@themichellewie)

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Too many of these girls, Korean or not, have worked countless hours and sacrificed so much to play in the US Open this week. There are so many amazing players in the field. Lets celebrate them….Not mock them. @HankHaney https://t.co/YB25Bl9zoC

May 29, 2019

Haney, 63, apologized for his comments later Wednesday on Twitter.

This morning I made some comments about womens golf and its players that were insensitive and that I regret, Haney wrote. In an effort to make a point about the overwhelming success of Korean players on the tour I offended people and I am sorry. I have the highest respect for the women who have worked so hard to reach the pinnacle of their sport and I never meant to take away from their abilities and accomplishments.

Ive worked in this game with men and women players from many different cultures and I look forward to continuing to do so.

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