Can you show me these stats? I'd be interested to see them. Because I've never heard any analyst claim that Woods' long game is better than his short game.
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#1 last year in strokes gained - approach shots, #2 in strokes gained - outside 100 yards, #2 in strokes gained - tee to green.
Woods' short game has been the model of inconsistency for 3 years ... up one month, down another, genius one day, below average Touring Pro the next... While others reach their mature prime around Woods' age, Tiger prime seems past...
Scott's swing looks great from any distance. It has been his putting that has held him back from winning a lot of tournaments, not his long game.