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15 hours ago, colin007 said:

Didn't want to start a new thread, and it's Tiger related so here it is...

So in recent months I've been having a crisis of sorts...perhaps an existential crisis? IDK. Anyways, we don't have cable, I watch whatever free apps there are on Roku, and there's a PGA Tour channel that replays lots of tournaments from the past twenty years or so. Sometimes they'll go on a Tiger kick and replay a bunch in a row of his wins from the early 2000s. 

My crisis is this - It's becoming more and more apparent how much better the guys from the past ten years are than the guys from '97-2010ish. I'm watching Tigs beat up on guys who *seem* like chumps compared to the Rorys and DJs and Spieths and Rahms and Koepkas of today. 

I'm watching leaderboards filled with well known names, but who in my mind aren't in the same league. Guys like Scott McCarron, Bob Tway, Jerry Kelly, Bob Estes, Steve Flesch....

Even some of the bigger names like David Duval, Justin Leonard, Ernie Els, etc, don't seem quite as formidable anymore. 

I guess I just don't know what to believe anymore. It's like my whole world is a lie.

The Tiger Woods of the 2000s would have dominated the Tiger Woods of this decade too. He was just that much better than everyone that decade. The fact that he’s 44 and can still beat these very talented young players now just reinforces that. Even Phil, who is 50, can hold his own with these players. So it’s not a lie.
 

There are more of these good players now than in the 2000s for sure. But they come and go. We thought Spieth was going to dominate. Rory is great at times, as is Brooks and BD, JT, Rose, etc., but they can’t seem to string it together for long. No one will ever break the consecutive streak of cuts or weeks at number 1. At least not in my lifetime.

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Agreed. It was well written with some new anecdotes, but the overall themes surrounding Tiger Woods remain unchanged by the article.  The major point I disagree with is definitively declaring tha

From what I've heard, at one point Nike was very low on wedge blanks for tour players so they sourced some blank heads from Miura. The heads were ground by Nike tour club guys, were in play for a shor

I don't know if this has been brought up here before, but I just watched a YouTube video about Tiger's SixPeat - his six year run of 3 USGA Junior Amateurs followed by his 3 US Amateurs.

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11 hours ago, nevets88 said:

New ESPN bit on Woods.

Tiger Woods doing Tiger things.

 

That shot at 1:57 is so cool with the ball leaving and then re-entering the frame...

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11 hours ago, colin007 said:

That shot at 1:57 is so cool with the ball leaving and then re-entering the frame...

That clip pops up on my Instagram from time to time. Automatic watch. Traj porn. 

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46 minutes ago, nevets88 said:

 

I was definitely surprised to see him on the range after the round. Expected that would be out of the cards these days. 

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16 hours ago, jamo said:

I was definitely surprised to see him on the range after the round. Expected that would be out of the cards these days. 

I would guess that it is more of a 'cool down' and tempo session than a practice or fixit session.
 

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1 hour ago, turtleback said:

I would guess that it is more of a 'cool down' and tempo session than a practice or fixit session.

It was practice. He was looking at video and his data/numbers.

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Reports of using a longer putter to take some strain off the lower back; lve not seen how much difference the newer putter is in length, I wonder kinda selfishly since my back restricts my freedom s, especially later in the round.

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Not a big surprise, but here it is, he is playing the Northern Trust.

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It’s official — Tiger Woods will be in the field at the Northern Trust when the FedEx Cup Playoffs start next week. He tweeted the news on Friday...

 

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On 8/10/2020 at 10:34 AM, burr said:

Reports of using a longer putter to take some strain off the lower back; lve not seen how much difference the newer putter is in length, I wonder kinda selfishly since my back restricts my freedom s, especially later in the round.

Ray Floyd played some his best golf using an extra long putter.  He used it conventionally, not anchored in any way.

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16 hours ago, nevets88 said:

Not a big surprise, but here it is, he is playing the Northern Trust.

gettyimages-1264856538-1-e1596992932277.

It’s official — Tiger Woods will be in the field at the Northern Trust when the FedEx Cup Playoffs start next week. He tweeted the news on Friday...

 

And I’m so close! But no fans allowed!😪

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2 hours ago, nevets88 said:

Jason Day to Woods - Can you just explain things like a normal person? 😁

Case in point:

 

I thought Instagram didn't allow porn?

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