The Biggest Story In Sports

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    Will Tiger Woods - now at 14 majors - be able to reach or surpass Jack Nicklaus 18 majors?

    Until then - the Golden Bear is the slam dunk best ever in golf - the most difficult indivdual sport ever devised.
     
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    Looking harder and harder

    That sudden death win over Rocco Mediate in the US Open on one leg may have been his last hurrah
     
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    Nicklaus still has Game at age 70.

    He and Tom Watson won the Skins Game in a rout over youngsters Fred Couples/Nick Price.
     
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    The Golden Bear is far from being a cermonial player driving of the 1st tee at Augustra

    Dan Jenkins said it best after he won the PGA in 1971 - the best player who has ever lived.
     
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    Tiger Woods is 35 years old. He has four majors to win to tie Nicklaus' record. Some want to write him off. I say give him to age 50. That's 15 years. That's 60 majors.

    Care to rethink?
     
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    Tiger does not have the killer instinct he once had. The ability to sink a 20 ft putt with the tournament on the line. it doesn't mean he can't win.

    He can still play an outstanding round of golf. But he is having a harder time stringing together four outstanding rounds. He used to intimidate his opponent on the final round if they were tied ...the opponent usually fell apart. Now it is Tiger who falters

    Not saying he can't win 4 more majors. But he is far from a cinch
     
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    This would be a good proposition bet that Vegas sportsbooks should post.
     
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    Nicklaus never had sex scandels and public disgrace to distract him.

    Still has Game -won the recent Skins Game with Tom Watson - even though he is 70 and looks it....
     
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    I thought Woods had a 75% chance of reaching or surpassing Nicklauses 18 majors - now I think it is down to less than 25%.

    Nobody down the pike after Woods who will remotely come close to 18 majors in the forseeable future - like talking decades here, if ever.

    Too much parity in golf.
     
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    It will only be a big story if Woods gets out of his funk - soon.

    Won't even be on the radar otherwise..................
     
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