Originally written April 11, 2013 on Rumors and Rants:
Tiger Woods still thinks he can grab the title of greatest golfer ever from Jack Nicklaus, even at age 37 and nearly five years removed from his most recent major win (the 2008 U.S. Open). It has also been several years since his 2009 life/career meltdown, so some golf fans aren’t old enough to remember just how great and dominant Tiger Woods once was. There really was a time when Woods ran the golf world, and Augusta National was his house. Woods is a four-time champion at Augusta, and spent a chunk of the last decade making history nearly every time he showed up for The Masters. And since he is finally a favorite to win The Masters once again this year, we have created a list of Tiger’s five greatest moments at Augusta National and The Masters. 5. The Tiger Slam (2001) It’s a little shocking how long it has actually been since 2001, but there really was a time when Tiger Woods was the most dominant competitor in any sport in the world. But in 2001, Tiger did something that would ...
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