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15-04-2019, 00:50   #61
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I think golf is far more difficult to master than any of those sports. But that’s just my opinion.
No its not. You can play top level Golf for 20/25 years.

Tennis players are lucky to get 10, Federer changed all that and won 20 majors obliterating Sampras record, not surpassed, smashed it. And he's not even finished yet.
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He is 43 now. This may not be his last but 'many more' would surely be a stretch.
I genuinely would love to see him surpass Jack nicklaus, just to witness it and for the kids to see it would be amazing. I really think he can be the greatest golfer of all time.
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I really think he can be the greatest golfer of all time.
You can make the argument that he already is, and likely he will break Snead's PGA wins record. I think his 2000-01 was likely the peak of any Golfer.

I just think there will always be an argument for Nicklaus so long as he holds that record, and I don't like the way boisterous Woods fans dismiss him as if his accomplishments mean nothing in favor of their God.
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its amazing the moment he wins something, his hound dog ways are forgotten.
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You can make the argument that he already is, and likely he will break Snead's PGA wins record. I think his 2000-01 was likely the peak of any Golfer.

I just think there will always be an argument for Nicklaus so long as he holds that record, and I don't like the way boisterous Woods fans dismiss him as if his accomplishments mean nothing in favor of their God.
Every major tiger has played has has the top 50 in the world. In the 60’s the British open would do well to have the top 10.
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Cyber Tiger on the ps1 was great.

I suggest feather touch. You have entered "power drive".

Fun times.
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Jordan Speith looked for a short while there that he was going to outdo Woods. Equaled Woods' record score at from the 1997 US Masters in 2015, had won his 3rd major at 6 months younger than Woods was when he won his 3rd. But he has relatively vanished for the last 18 months or so. I see he finished joint 21st at the Masters today (same score as Rory). But he'll be back and is about 18 years younger than Woods (even though he looks about the same age)!
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No its not. You can play top level Golf for 20/25 years.

Tennis players are lucky to get 10, Federer changed all that and won 20 majors obliterating Sampras record, not surpassed, smashed it. And he's not even finished yet.
I love federer too. Genuinely mentioned him tonight. But the fact is, Tiger changed the game of golf. Brought it from old fart in cardigans to the ripped lads you see today.

When I starting playing 25 years ago none of my mates played. Tiger came along and now they all play.

I’ve growing up playing both tennis & golf. Golf is so much harder.
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Delighted for him. The bloke’s an all-time great.
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Comparing the skill levels in sports is a nonsense with regards to soccer, tennis, golf, boxing etc.

Everyone is subjective and chooses their own sport.

Let's just enjoy Tiger's comeback in golf without comparisons with Ali, Federer, Maradona etc. All were/are amazing practitioners of their sport. It's impossible to compare Tiger's drive on the 16th today with a top goal of Ronaldo's (Brazil or Portugal!). Apples and oranges.
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Jordan Speith looked for a short while there that he was going to outdo Woods. Equaled Woods' record score at from the 1997 US Masters in 2015, had won his 3rd major at 6 months younger than Woods was when he won his 3rd. But he has relatively vanished for the last 18 months or so. I see he finished joint 21st at the Masters today (same score as Rory). But he'll be back and is about 18 years younger than Woods (even though he looks about the same age)!
& Dustin Johnson looked amazing 1 year ago. None of the lads today have tigers consistency. 9 years at no 1 was he?

They do incredible well to do 1 year now.
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Federer's the greatest tennis player ever, and there's lot less uncertainty that he's the GOAT of the sport. He also passed Sampras's record unlike Woods who has not as of yet to pass Nicklaus.

Pele, Maradona, Messi in football.

Ali in boxing.

Various olympians.

Tom Brady in American football.

Don Bradman/Sachin Tendulkar in Cricket

Michael Jordan in Basketball

Wayne Gretzky in Ice Hockey

Come on there are plenty who are a match for Woods.
ali wasnt the greatest boxer
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ali wasnt the greatest boxer
Probably meant greatest heavyweight.
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ali wasnt the greatest boxer
I've heard others say that, but like a lot this its up for debate.

Its certainly not Floyd Mayweather though.
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& Dustin Johnson looked amazing 1 year ago. None of the lads today have tigers consistency. 9 years at no 1 was he?

They do incredible well to do 1 year now.
But Woods doesn't even have the consistency of Woods.

Peak Woods was what winning 8 tournaments a year?

He'll chip away at 1 or 2 tournament wins over the next few years (maybe). But I'm not sure he'll dominate.
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