Originally posted on NESN.com  |  Last updated 6/14/12

NEWTOWN SQUARE, PA - MAY 10: Tiger Woods addresses the media at the AT&T National Media Day at Aronimink Golf Club on May 10, 2010 in Newtown Square, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Hunter Martin/Getty Images)
With the U.S. Open getting underway on Thursday at the Olympic Club in San Francisco, all eyes are again on Tiger Woods as he continues his quest to break Jack Nicklaus' record for major victories. Woods carded a one-under-par 69 in the first round on Thursday, but these days it's looking less and less likely that Woods will ever surpass Nicklaus' 18 majors. A decline in play from Woods and the emergence of several young stars on the PGA Tour mean that Woods has a very tough task ahead of him if he ever wants to break Nicklaus' prestigious record....

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