Golf is coming off a terrific season. Exciting major championships, a thrilling Ryder Cup, talented young players eager to take their place in the game and a restructured schedule for 2013 that will change the way players get the opportunity to play on the PGA Tour.
The game is in good shape, and there’s great anticipation that the kind of great rivalry long missing at the top of the game might be on the verge of emerging.
Rory McIlroy, the young Northern Irishman who has taken ownership of the game, and Tiger Woods, the man who unwillingly gave up that ownership in 2009, are at the top of the heap and appear ready to duel as to who is the best.
Here are seven things Woods must do to create that epic rivalry.