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Tiger Woods is a 76er

 

The game of golf has been played for well over 100 years, and there are many who have been called great: Sam Snead, Tom Watson, Gary Player, Arnold Palmer, Bobby Jones, Ben Hogan, Byron Nelson and Nick Faldo, just to name a few. Jack Nicklaus, the Golden Bear, stands out by consensus as the greatest to ever play the game of golf with 73 career wins and 18 Major Championships. Majors are to golf what the Super Bowl is to football, the World Series to baseball, the NBA Finals Championship to basketball and the Stanley Cup to hockey. By any measuring stick, Tiger Woods, in my view, is the greatest to ever play. The players I mentioned are all Hall of Fame players, but there’s just one problem: Tiger is 37 years old, in his prime, and still relevant. Continue Reading →

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Will Tiger Woods win again?

 

 

I remember a few years ago covering the NCAA Men’s Golf Championships at Hazeltine National in Chaska. Northwestern from the Big Ten had the No. 1-ranked player — his name was Luke Donald. Lo and behold, that same guy, Luke Donald, last year made golf history by winning the European money title, which is called the Order of Merit. He also won the U.S. money title on the PGA Tour, the only player in history to achieve that feat. Continue Reading →

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