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It has been
since Tiger Woods last won a major. Already the whispers have started:
"Has he clinched his crown as the greatest golfer ever?"
"Is he in a slump?"
"Has the sport passed him by for good?"
as he has been, you can't discount the presence of
golf's young guns.
doubts about his character.
Gone are the days when
Tiger intimidated the competition.
Tiger was tinkering with his swing.
Tiger's personal reputation was unsullied.
But one fact remains:
golf needs a dominant Tiger Woods.
golf needs someone to challenge Tiger Woods.
Tiger is still not the man we hoped he was and the man we still want him to become.
In press conferences he is
more open and revealing than before.
still very guarded and almost condescending.
not willing to talk about his personal life.
And it is still very obvious that he needs to work on his
accuracy with the driver.
foul language on the course.
But make no mistake, we are seeing very real signs of a
a once dominant athlete fading into the pack.
And for one, I couldn't be more