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Old 04-05-2015, 08:18 AM
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So, what will it be ? Poor play and suffer another injury then withdraw?

Fail to make the cut?

Whichever, the announcers and cameras will be all Tiger even if he is back in the pack. I have been looking forward to this tournament but with him in it, I don't think it will be fun to watch.


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Old 04-05-2015, 08:40 AM
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Love him or hate him he's changed the game of golf forever. I know the tv stations will love him no telling how many more people will be tuning in just because he's in the field. Honestly I'm not a huge fan of him but don't get me wrong I like to watch him play. Hell I like watching all the guys when they're on the top of their game. I'd bet tiger misses the cut.
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Love him or hate him he's changed the game of golf forever. ...
How?
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I really enjoyed watching JB, the Mustache (no longer) and the kid fight it out yesterday...

Tiger and his arrogance is but a thing of the past for me.

Tiger was juiced up on growth hormones. Once the big flap occured and his relationship with the Canadian doctor Galea and his assistant became known, he had a hell of a withdrawl from the crap he was taking and his body paid for it.

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His mind is so screwed up from all the swing changes he is trying to remember I doubt if he will ever win another major.

I have no idea at what point in Tigers career that he ever thought he needed performance enhancing drugs?

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How?
A man of color can make it to the top in a "white mans" game
People just love to say that I guess
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How?
Ratings, attendance, prize money and golf related THT threads for starters.
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Suffice to say that Tiger impacted the business of golf.

The question was how has he impacted the game of golf.

For example...one can say that TV has impacted sports via the introduction of TV timeouts in football and basketball or the designated hitter or the change in the mound elevation in baseball. Simple examples. The games' rules and governance were changed to accommodate TV.


Kareem Abdul Jabbar impacted college basketball, as many suggest it was he that caused the dunk to be banned (but reinstated as we all know).

What has Tiger done to change golf?
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Originally Posted by chrispnet View Post
Suffice to say that Tiger impacted the business of golf.

The question was how has he impacted the game of golf.

For example...one can say that TV has impacted sports via the introduction of TV timeouts in football and basketball or the designated hitter or the change in the mound elevation in baseball. Simple examples. The games' rules and governance were changed to accommodate TV.


Kareem Abdul Jabbar impacted college basketball, as many suggest it was he that caused the dunk to be banned (but reinstated as we all know).

What has Tiger done to change golf?
The average yardage of golf courses has increased dramatically since he came along. He was turning par fours into threes.
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Originally Posted by chrispnet View Post
Suffice to say that Tiger impacted the business of golf.

The question was how has he impacted the game of golf.

For example...one can say that TV has impacted sports via the introduction of TV timeouts in football and basketball or the designated hitter or the change in the mound elevation in baseball. Simple examples. The games' rules and governance were changed to accommodate TV.


Kareem Abdul Jabbar impacted college basketball, as many suggest it was he that caused the dunk to be banned (but reinstated as we all know).

What has Tiger done to change golf?
For one thing, many courses were lengthened due to Tigers driving length. Even the Augusta lengthened/ redesigned holes to make it "Tigerproof".
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Good example of what I am driving at.

FWIW...I think the yardage chage is true for certain PGA destinations, but not true for the 99.9% remaining golf courses.
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I think tigers legacy will do more harm then good to the game, just my opinion. He epitomizes all that is wrong with professional sports...hell...most all sports for that matter.
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Tiger's done. He'll finish behind Jordan, Bubba, Rickie, and probably Fred.

I'd like to see Sergio win, that guy has as much physical talent as anyone who's ever played. If he were allowed to play while under the influence of a mind numbing drug he'd never lose.
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Watching golf on TV without Tiger in the hunt is like watching paint dry...he had (and still might have) an incredible positive impact on the game of and market for golf...the PGA is terrified he might not return to his earlier game that brought amazing competition, drama on the course, and a 50% increase in the viewing crowd...
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How?
Is this a serious question?
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I'd like to see Tiger start playing well again, but it's time to step aside and make way for the young guns. Watch out for Jordan Spieth and Rickie Fowler
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Why should Tiger step aside? If he has qualified to play in a tournament he should be allowed to play. If the other golfers mentioned play better and have lower scores than Tiger they will finish better than him. He shouldn't be stepping aside. You must qualify for PGA tournaments unless you get a sponsors exemption.
If you are calling for him to retire that is different. But, if Tiger qualifies for a tournament there shouldn't be anything stopping him from playing in it.
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I dispise watching a game of golf with Tigger in it, he can be in last place and the announcers stay so far up his butt it is pathetic, they make it sound like everybody else is second fiddle, I turn the TV off, I've seen enough of his ranting and raving to do me. What the sponsors should do is base his pay off being in the top 5, if he isn't he should pay them, then he'd drop out for good and we could enjoy watching all the other guys.
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I'd love to see him revert back to his old self. It was good for the game as it brought in way more viewers than there is now. I'm not the oldest guy around here, but watching a major where Tiger & Phil were in contention for all 72 holes was awesome to watch. Could be compared to watching Jack & Arnie battle it out.
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I think if Tiger does not finish in the top 10 at the Masters he will never win another tournament again. I am a huge Tiger fan and hope he plays well and can get back to the top. I don't watch as much golf when he is not in the field but these young guys are starting to turn my thinking around. I think Tigers biggest problem is mental and if he cant figure it out he is done. I will be rooting for him this week and my wife will hope he fails because he is a wife cheater.
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