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Old 06-20-2015, 03:02 PM
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...He never really recovered from the scandal with his ex-wife.....
This is incorrect--his personal life imploded in late 2009. In 2013 he won five tournaments and returned to the world's #1 ranking.
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This is incorrect--his personal life imploded in late 2009. In 2013 he won five tournaments and returned to the world's #1 ranking.
but did he win a major ?
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This is incorrect--his personal life imploded in late 2009. In 2013 he won five tournaments and returned to the world's #1 ranking.
Briefly before going back down
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This is very sad, he was invincible and at the top of everything. He never really recovered from the scandal with his ex-wife.

Golf at that level is 99% mental, once it's broken you're done. He should take a couple of years off golf, travel or do something else before staging a come-back.
Georges.......If Tiger would spend as much time concentrating on golf as he does on where he can bury his #1 wood he'd still be on top.

He let the small head run the big head. It's been the downfall of many a good man.
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Old 06-21-2015, 04:10 PM
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I'm no apologist for Tiger Woods and he doesn't need me to defend him, but his three victories in 2012 and five in 2013, in prestigious events against strong fields, disprove the assertion that he was finished by his personal scandals and apparently supercharged libido. His downturn in 2014 was clearly health related and culminated in back surgery, a precarious situation for anyone, let alone an athlete competing against the best in the world.

Whether you love him or hate him, his saga has been fascinating to watch, even if these days the fascination is more akin to being unable to avert your eyes from a grisly accident.
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Georges.......If Tiger would spend as much time concentrating on golf as he does on where he can bury his #1 wood he'd still be on top.

He let the small head run the big head. It's been the downfall of many a good man.
Dan - I agree that his mental state probably contributed the most to his downfall, but his body has really failed him as well. It's amazing just how old he looks right now and he's only 39. If you go back and look at pics of him just 10 years ago, it's incredible how much he's aged considering what an athlete he was/is. I think you'll eventually down the road hear more and more rumors/stories about PEDs...I think it's inevitable.

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Dan - I agree that his mental state probably contributed the most to his downfall, but his body has really failed him as well. It's amazing just how old he looks right now and he's only 39. If you go back and look at pics of him just 10 years ago, it's incredible how much he's aged considering what an athlete he was/is. I think you'll eventually down the road hear more and more rumors/stories about PEDs...I think it's inevitable.

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I agree with pretty much everyone has said but let's also give credit to the other golfers. When Tiger first started he was really the only one lifting weights/etc and that translated into a greatly beneficial shot distance ratio. I've even heard other golfers being interviewed and saying, Tiger made us weightlift/train otherwise we would just keep losing. Of course Tiger had immense skill as well. I think he might have just lost that competitive edge, maybe due to injuries/personal issue/etc. It was something to watch when he was at his peak and would dominate a tournament.
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No doubt!

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Now compare to this
[ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HKcEgmIWRM0&t=1367"]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HKcEgmIWRM0&t=1367[/ame]

It's just painful to watch

ps: starts at 22:47
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