First, congratulations to Tiger Woods for matching Sam Snead’s 82 professional win record. It was a fantastic accomplishment that many players expected (or at least hoped) he would match before he hung up the sticks. Given his resurgence to the top of the leaderboard, he will likely exceed this feat in the next year or two. However, I was wondering if his continued winning ways garners the status as Superstar as it once did? Does Tiger Woods outshine the young stars or professional golf?Continue reading
A long awaited head to head match between Rory McIlroy vs Tiger Woods happened yesterday at the Dell Technologies Match Play event at the Austin Country Club. Each made it out of their respective pools, but Rory was the more dominate of the players. His strong play has this season indicated that he was the favorite, but he was playing Tiger Woods. Therefore, nothing was certain or predictable in the lose a go home rounds.
It was a 60/40 split, but Tiger Woods is still a huge draw for professional golf. It seems that no matter what is going on, he either on TV or being talked about. Well at least until the end of the tournament and the media has to focus on the leaders. I have to say that I am not surprised because much of the success of modern day golf can be attributed to Tiger Woods.Continue reading