Can Tiger recover from his Buster Douglas moment?

August 12, 2010

One happened in Tokyo in 1990, the other in Minnesota in 2009. One marked the beginning of the end for Tiger Woods reacts after a missed green on the 18th hole during the third round of the WGC Bridgestone Invitational golf tournament at Firestone Country Club in Akron, Ohio, August 7, 2010. REUTERS/Mike Munden (the predominate athlete of his sport, the question now is, did the other also mark the end of dominance for Tiger Woods.

Liberty greens halt the talented Mr Woods

August 31, 2009

Tiger Woods putts on the second hole during the final round of The Barclays golf tournament at Liberty National Golf Course in Jersey City Tiger Woods charged and the lesser lights at the top of the leaderboard faded during the final round of the Barclays Classic on Sunday.

Has Yang diminished Tiger’s aura?

August 19, 2009

Yang celebrates his victory after sinking a putt on the 18th hole as Woods looks away in ChaskaSouth Korean Yang Yong-eun turned the golfing world on its head with his astonishing three-shot victory over Tiger Woods at the PGA Championship, sparking immediate speculation about the world number one’s apparently diminished aura of invincibility.

Tiger still the inspiration despite Yang’s major success

August 18, 2009


Yang Yong-eun’s shock win at the PGA Championship ended an embarrassing drought in major championships for the male of the species in staunchly patriarchal South Korea, where men are men and the women — well, the women play golf.