Golf – What the new Woods do differently – Sport

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  • For the first time since the Masters triumph, Tiger Woods again.
  • At the PGA Championship, he goes hunting for the 16th major title relaxed.
  • The 43-year-old could become the oldest number one in the world.

The Privacy came two weeks ago, as a sort of vanguard, to dock for the Lord and Master. And so she lay there, the yacht, at the Oyster Bay Marine Center on Long Island, swaying gently on the waves, as all the beautiful paparazzi pictures that have been shot since then showed. The good piece allegedly cost the owner 18 million dollars, which was christened Privacy. Five cabins, ten rooms, three water scooters, two Vespas, all kinds of researches, whether that's right, is another question. For the master and master never speaks about his luxury goods. He prefers to speak golf facts for himself.

When he showed up himself, the excitement was correspondingly large, which can only be seen from the variety of topics before this second (and now preferred in the calendar) Major tournament of the season. In the US media, there's Tiger Woods being analyzed, Woods, Woods, and finally Woods. Alas, defending champion Brooks Koepka, who won three of the past eight majors, is also a good golfer, slipped by as a message. And that Justin Thomas, number five in the world, is missing injured, was in the fine print. This is the situation in front of the PGA Championship on the Bethpage Black Course at Bethpage State Park, which is so hard to deal with with its many bunkers and the high rough along the lanes that a sign specifically points out and warns you: play on your very own Danger!

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Basically, this is still surprisingly public and thus accessible to everyone course a star among the East Coast squares. But also this fame overlays Woods by his. Upper stings sub.

One of the biggest comebacks

Tiger Woods, 43, has always been an exception in golf, in global sport as well, his life, riddled with records and then physical and personal up and down, attracted and mesmerized many. In April, with the Masters winning, 22 years after his first appearance at this sacred site in Augusta, he achieved what not only the industry considered one of the biggest comebacks. With 15 major victories Woods has arrived, the 14th was eleven years back, much was not expected after the fourth spinal surgery.

Well, before the first round of this Thursday, which denies Woods with Koepka and the Italian Francesco Molinari, he is the favorite, even among the bookmakers on the not quite impoverished peninsula east of New York. Whether that puts him under pressure? When Woods appeared in front of the media on Wednesday, he smiled a lot and seemed so relaxed, according to reports and photos, as if the privacy had made him love to sleep.

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