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Tiger still went for birdies.

He's making eagles and birdies today. When Tiger won his British Opens, he wasn't taking any more than the course was allowing. He was just putting much better than the field. Sort of like Louis is doing. Playing smart and draining putts - he's kicking ass today - plain and simple.

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Tiger still went for birdies.

You are delusional lol when tiger woods is in the lead of a major he plays ridiculously safe he doesnt go for birdies......in fact he just said that in his interview

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Yes, but he did that early in his career, but he once said he finally learned that he doesn't have to win by 10 shots. Two or three gets the job done, too. That nuance gets lost on casual golf fans, though. They like him because of the personable and light-hearted image he created in the Nike ads he used to do (remember the Frank the Clubhead Cover?), the fact that he is a very handsome man, and the excitement he shows on the course, especially on the green when he sinks a putt that he needs to make at a key moment. No one else cuts a figure on the course like him, has the air of invincibility with a lead like him; who else on the Tour has the smile that lights up a room? Casual golf fans don't want drama. They want a sure thing, and Tiger's it. Or was.
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ESPN may have low ratings but the viewer benefited. The free ESPN3 stream plus the BBC feed, we got to see alot of golf and avoid commercials. ESPN3.com (plus the World Cup) is awesome.
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ESPN may have low ratings but the viewer benefited. The free ESPN3 stream plus the BBC feed, we got to see alot of golf and avoid commercials. ESPN3.com (plus the World Cup) is awesome.

Free only to participating internet providers. What bs. Stupid Dizney.

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dude.... you really think tiger gives a damn about money at this point?

Of course he does. Now that he is staring a divorce in the eye he cares even more.

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Free only to participating internet providers. What bs. Stupid Dizney.

Bummer - I read some people weren't getting it. Who is your provider? I'm on Verizon. Can u bypass via VPN/proxy?

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Of course he does. Now that he is staring a divorce in the eye he cares even more.

He lost 100-200 million out of however much he has. Not that bad.

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Bummer - I read some people weren't getting it. Who is your provider? I'm on Verizon. Can u bypass via VPN/proxy?

I have verizon phone internet, but I didn't think about trying it. I did try my password. I have timewarner and I didn't feel like working too hard to set it up.

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Yes, but he did that early in his career, but he once said he finally learned that he doesn't have to win by 10 shots. Two or three gets the job done, too. That nuance gets lost on casual golf fans, though. They like him because of the personable and light-hearted image he created in the Nike ads he used to do (remember the Frank the Clubhead Cover?), the fact that he is a

umm... you really think nike ads had something to do with people liking tiger? i think the fact that winning 5 tournaments in a season is almost a letdown for him, and him crushing the field by double digit strokes, and the fact that he has, along with phil, the greatest short game ever has to do with people liking him. plus he's an athletic black/asian american, which was the antithesis of the cigar smoking fat white guy image most had in their minds eye of the avg. pga tour player. he made golf better, made people become athletes to compete with him, and forced everyone to up their game. all that is why people love tiger, it's got nothing to do with a nike ad.

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It gets old being right all the time.

This place is an absolute dog path. You know, I wouldn't have a problem with the tournament being here if they would just come out and admit that they're playing it there because it's so old and the "home of golf" and not because it's a good golf course. Other than those two factors, there is absolutely nothing that separates it from the dog path ten minutes from my house.
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It gets old being right all the time.

I disagree. I have played this course only on PS3 of course but it gives a very different look at golf than other courses around the world. It is different and a different challenge for the pros. Although it does seem somewhat easy with balmy weather but if it is rarely perfect weather there is no need to make the course any more difficult.

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Isn't the ability to turn a huge 54 hole lead into an even bigger lead, one of the many reasons so many casual golf fans had a crush on Tiger Woods?

Yeah-I don't understand why it's tremendously popular only when Tiger does it. It's boring to me either way-I'm impressed with Louis, just as I'm impressed when Tiger runs away with it, but not terribly interested.

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