Skip to comments.Tiger Woods ends two-year victory drought
Posted on 12/05/2011 6:21:01 AM PST by Zuben ElgenubiEdited on 12/05/2011 6:28:26 AM PST by Admin Moderator. [history]
THOUSAND OAKS, California - Two years after his life and career came crashing down, Tiger Woods is a winner again.
One shot behind with two holes to play, Woods finally looked like the player who dominated golf for so much of his career. He birdied his last two holes Sunday, making a 6-foot putt on the 18th, to win the Chevron World Challenge by one shot over former Masters champion Zach Johnson.
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Tiger? Tiger who?
Oh, the guy whose time came and went.
Do Hussein’s handlers want another tigerphoto op?
Does anyone actually give a putrid, smelly Obama about Woods anymore?
[Oh, the guy whose time came and went.]
Tiger is the Newt Gingrich of golf. Personal problems can tarnish their talent but cannot immobilize it.
" . . . has shown what America has seen with this crap that culminated in 2008-white-guilt-election of a phony token black."
How about we separate the two? Woods has 83 wins in his career; 0bama has 2.
I'll give no comment on Tigers's ethnicity but you are not accurate.
I don’t quite get the animosity. I for one would like to see him turn his life back around. People make mistakes in life. His are just more public than most. If he can learn a key life lesson and get back on the horse, who am I to wish otherwise? His sins are no worse than mine or anyone else’s.
Half-breed? Seriously? Do your knuckles drag on the ground?
He is half Thai, not Phillipino.
Tiger is as “yesterday” as the NBA...who cares
I watched the whole round. Woods made several poor shots in the middle. He was putting pretty well, but the putts were not going in.
The field seemed kind of weak for top-50 the rankings they have. Kuchar, Casey, Mahan and Choi could have attacked and posted a low number early, but did not. The very top-ranked players were busy playing in South Africa.
Still, he made two great approaches and putts on 17 and 18. But he really shouldn’t have had to.
1. He was hitting his irons to exact yardage almost always.
2. Fredie making him a Captain's pick had something to do with this. Up until then, he was trying to make his comeback alone and by playing just for himself. But on the President's Cup Team he had the pressure of performing for others; the team and Fred. I think that fueled something.
3. On Saturday he was short sided on 14 in some long grass and hit a full swing flop shot that went about 20 feet in the air and carried just 15. That was a glimpse of confidence coming back.
4. There was a big screen by the stands at the 18th green. The broadcast yesterday showed the crowd watching the screen when Tiger made the birdie putt at 17 to tie Zach. The crowd erupted, especially the young women. That(their support for him) seems odd to me on view of what he did to his wife and family.
I'm not as supportive of him as I once was, but I can't help but watch when he tees it up.
The animosity comes from getting something shoved down our collective throats.
The guy manages to beat a sparse field of invited golfers in what amounts to a glorified golf outing in La-la Land and we’re supposed to think that it’s earth-shaking news.
Okay; he's a half-breed, like The Messiah. My bad.
You’ve surely nailed the “progressive” liberal cowards who infest the sports media, falling all over each other in their double- standard when it comes to the “athletes of color”.