It's no question a matter of if Tiger Woods will break Jack Nicklaus record for most major wins but when. Just like today wasn't a question of if Tiger would win but by how much. He has to be considered the greatest closer in any sport. Ever. In major tournaments, where golf careers are defined, he is 12-for-12 when holding at least a share of the lead entering the final round of a major. How deflating is that if you're tied or just a little behind? They're basically playing for a bigger paycheck depending on where they finish. The trophy and title is out of the question. Though Sergio Garcia sounds annoyed by the mention of the streak...
"It will happen eventually," said Sergio Garcia of a possible Woods Sunday falter. "It's going to happen. I mean, he's not going to be 68 years old and in the final round of a major and tied for the lead and he wins."
Why can't Tiger? Sergio when you're 68 either you'll be trolling on the Senior Tour, where no one watches much, or giving lessons to old ladies while Tiger at 68 could probably still be competitive on the PGA Tour. Which scenario is more likely?
Even though he was likely to win, it's still amazing when he actually does. It's hard to explain why can't anyone even be considered a rival of Tiger Woods. Pros can use the same clubs as Tiger, they can train the same way as Tiger, they can eat like Tiger but the difference is what's between his ears. Nobody can be as focused and mentally tough as Tiger. That's thanks to the punishing training his father put him through when he was younger.
I'm just lucky to be able to watch the greatest athlete in my generation and maybe ever just keep on winning.
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