Tiger Woods emerged victorious from an epic final-round duel with the unheralded Bob May at the PGA Championship at Valhalla in 2000.
Entering the fourth major of the 2000 season, Tiger Woods was in the midst of one of the best stretches of play in golf history. Now, 14 years later, a very different Woods is poised to again tee it up in a PGA Championship at Valhalla.
Woods' 18-under winning tally is tied for the lowest in relation to par since 2000. Thus, the winner at Valhalla this year will likely need to make a lot of birdies. Any time a ton of tweeters are necessary, driving distance and putting from inside 20 feet are key metrics.
Is Woods still ideally suited to win at the home of the gods?
Who else should contend in the final major of the year?
Keep reading to see.
All stats via PGATOUR.com.