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Block: Tiger’s comeback complete

Unlike many of the young kids who watched Tiger Woods win a a golf tournament on Sunday,  I’m old enough to remember when Tiger was the most dominant athlete in the world. I’m also old enough to remember his fall from grace. The magazine covers, the news reports, the endless series of setbacks—personal, physical, and professional—it seemed impossible that he would ever make it back to the top of the golfing world.

Naidu: Just one fist pump

Records aside, Tiger Woods is the most talented golfer the world has seen. He won 14 major championships in 11 years. He was rocked by scandal and suffered major injuries in the prime of his career a decade ago. If Woods’ body had held up and he had been able to be as steadily competitive as he was in the first half of his career, he’d have upwards of 20 major championships – well past Jack Nicklaus’ record of 18.

Every leaderboard has a story

May 5, 2016: “Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri takes early lead with 66 at the Wells Fargo Championship at Quail Hollow.” It seemed almost unprecedented to read something of this sort. For a country where a single sport – cricket – is not just a norm but almost as preached as religion, this headline seems quite…

Wilson, men’s golf reign supreme at Western Intercollegiate

Led by tournament winner Cameron Wilson and runner-up Patrick Rodgers, the Cardinal won the Western Intercollegiate by sixteen strokes for its third team victory in five spring events. Stanford was near the top of the team leaderboard throughout the weekend, never falling lower than a tie for second. That type of consistency of play over multiple rounds and days is sure to benefit the Card at their upcoming conference tournament.