For more than a year now, the golf world has been waiting.
We have been waiting for the Tiger Woods that stands alone at the top of golf world to reclaim his position.
With each passing week, the question has changed from when to if it will ever happen.
It’s strange to watch golf and not see Tiger’s name at the top of the leaderboard. It’s strange to watch analysts pick other golfers to win tournaments when Tiger is in the field. It’s strange to watch Tiger Woods play ordinary golf.
But this is the world in which we live.
Looking ahead, Tiger only has one more goal left unchecked: 18.
Jack Nicklaus' major championship record.
With four majors separating Tiger from Jack, is this still an achievable goal?
I will admit, I went back and forth on this one more than a few times while preparing this piece. I still think Tiger can do it, but I no longer believe it to be an eventuality.
If he doesn’t break the record, here are five things that will likely have stood in his way: