Originally posted on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 7/21/13
Tiger Woods has four victories in 2013, yet his season is being scrutinized for its three losses - the Masters, the US Open and now the Open Championship. Woods has always defined his success by major championship victories, aiming for Jack Nicklaus' record of 18 since he was a young boy staring at a poster of Nicklaus in his room. Yet, after a 3-over 74 that never really saw him in contention Sunday at Muirfield, he is stuck on 14 major titles. He's been there since 2008, when he won the US Open at Torrey Pines. Many expected that Woods would have surpassed Nicklaus by now, but that hasn't happened. And it seems to come down to three simple numbers: 17: For a man who wins more than 20 percent of his career starts, going 0-for-17 is like Ted Williams going 0-for-100 - it isn't supposed to happen. Yet, after finishing five shots behind Phil Mickelson in Scotland, that's where Woods is at. His next chance will come at Oak Hill in Rochester, N.Y., on Aug. 8. 83: From 2005-11, Wo...
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