by Ken Pomeroy on Wednesday, June 15, 2011
When Tiger Woods announced he was not competing in this week’s U.S. Open, a collective nation wrote the obit on Tiger’s career. All of a sudden, the notion that Woods will challenge Nicklaus’s record of winning 18 majors is the contrarian point of view.
The piece by the AP national sports columnist Tim Dahlberg seemed to get the most visibility and the gist of his column was this:
The golden era of Tiger Woods is over, done in by both scandal and injury. He’s not going to win five more majors, might not even win five more tournaments.
I’m no Will Carroll and there’s not a lot of precedence for a golfer with a bad knee. Most golfers are struck down by neck, back, shoulder, or arm injuries, so who knows if Tiger will be healthy enough to…