Found April 09, 2013 on NESN.com:
During Tiger Woods‘ absence from golf’s winner’s circle, young Irishman Rory McIlroy thoroughly arrived on the scene, capturing a couple majors and establishing himself as the sport’s next big thing. Now, with Woods back in form and McIlroy coming off a second-place finish at last week’s Texas Open, many are hoping that this week’s Masters tournament sets the stage for a rivalry years in the making. However, to hear McIlroy talk about it, he doesn’t think he and Woods are much of rivals, pointing to Woods’ impressive career accomplishments. “I don’t see myself a rival to Tiger or to anyone,” said McIlroy on Tuesday before a practice round at Augusta. “When you speak of rivals, you tend to put rivals who have had similar success. He’s got 77 PGA Tour events. I’ve got six. He’s got 14 majors. I’ve got two. “If I saw myself a rival to Tiger, I wouldn’t really be doing him much justice.” However, Woods himself seems to have a different opinion. Taking the opportunity to list
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