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49 minutes ago, Beastie said:

If there’s one course that’s a good fit it’s the Old Course. Tiger plays well there and it’s flat. If the course is dry and hard he might be worth an each way bet. 

I figured this is why he’s skipping Brookline. I’ll report to TST on the course as I’m going Thursday with my wife. Most courses around here do have hills.

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26 minutes ago, boogielicious said:

I figured this is why he’s skipping Brookline. I’ll report to TST on the course as I’m going Thursday with my wife. Most courses around here do have hills.

Yeah, I almost wish he'd have not played the PGA, but maybe he really had to test himself out.

I'm curious too about the JP McManus thing he's playing before the British Open.

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Agreed. 

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If he was physically fine, a leasurily warm-up the week before would be okay, but after seeing him twice this year, playing the week before The Open does sound weird. Especially considering how he has emphasized that playing golf strains his body and he has to cool down and whatnot after each round.

He can still WD from the pro-am, so we’ll see.

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21 hours ago, iacas said:

Good to hear.

I have high hopes (not a win or anything, probably not even contending) for him at St. Andrews.

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16 hours ago, DoubleAce said:

. Played better than I could for sure.

 

Well, that alone is is worth wall to wall coverage.

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But then again, what the hell do I know?

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9 hours ago, iacas said:

Yeah, I almost wish he'd have not played the PGA, but maybe he really had to test himself out.

I'm curious too about the JP McManus thing he's playing before the British Open.

Well he has to make up for the high nine figures he turned down from LIV somehow!

I know nothing about the JP McManus thing, other than that JP is a very wealthy man who puts things like this on from time to time. I'm guessing it's going to be a short event that Tiger can play without worrying about tiring himself out or damaging his leg any, while still getting some competitive reps under his belt. But like I said, I know nothing 🤷‍♂️

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On 6/8/2022 at 5:13 PM, Ty_Webb said:

Well he has to make up for the high nine figures he turned down from LIV somehow!

I know nothing about the JP McManus thing, other than that JP is a very wealthy man who puts things like this on from time to time. I'm guessing it's going to be a short event that Tiger can play without worrying about tiring himself out or damaging his leg any, while still getting some competitive reps under his belt. But like I said, I know nothing 🤷‍♂️

 

Hopefully he has a golf cart for the Pro-Am. 

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On 6/7/2022 at 12:42 PM, boogielicious said:

Oh great. So I’m going to my first US Open and he skips it! I’m sending him a text with the angry face emoji.😡

It's okay, Tiger was at (and even won) the first US Open I went to, and I didn't get to see him except on the TV.  The closest to him I got was when I got to say hi to Todd Hamilton's caddie. 

Anyway, so Tiger's apparently a billionaire now.  That's pretty cool. 

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Woods joins LeBron James and Michael Jordan as the only billionaire athletes,

 

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17 hours ago, Shindig said:

It's okay, Tiger was at (and even won) the first US Open I went to, and I didn't get to see him except on the TV.  The closest to him I got was when I got to say hi to Todd Hamilton's caddie. 

Anyway, so Tiger's apparently a billionaire now.  That's pretty cool. 

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Woods joins LeBron James and Michael Jordan as the only billionaire athletes,

 

I got to see him at the 2008 US Open at Torrey Pines, but I only went for the practice rounds.  Then I went home and watched him make history on the big screen.

But then again, what the hell do I know?

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Tiger Woods says he missed last month's US Open to "give it at least one more run at a high level" on the Old Course at next week's 150th Open...

So now we know he likes to read Dean Koontz.

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Woods has hoisted the Claret Jug twice at St. Andrews, in 2000 and 2005.
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