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Men’s golf continues on road to NCAA Championship with two victories

Clutch play from junior David Snyder and freshman Daulet Tuleubayev helped Stanford men’s golf punch its ticket to the NCAA Championship Final, which will be held on Tuesday at Blessings Golf Club in Fayetteville, Arkansas. The sixth-seeded Cardinal took down No. 3 Wake Forest and No. 2 Vanderbilt in the quarterfinals and semifinals, respectively. Stanford will match up against No. 5 Texas in the final looking for its ninth national title and first since 2007.

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.