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Tiger Woods (above), with father Earl in 2001, and with son Charlie in 2021.
ST ANDREWS, SCOTLAND | Are today’s young players missing something in their quest to be the next Tiger? Do some of them – and their parents in many instances – see a diet of nonstop golf as the path to an Aladdin’s cave of riches?
Jack Nicklaus said at the start of the week here at the Old Course, site of the 150th Open Championship, that golf never had been in a better place, and that Tiger Woods had taught the latest generation to play at a new level. That much is true. However, that extra whatever-it-is that sets the few and the very few apart would seem to be down to rather more than beating golf balls.
Though most people think that Woods’ 15 major championships were all down to a golf-crazed father in the late Earl Woods, Global Golf Post had a question for arguably the greatest player who has ever lived. How much di...
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