Tiger's Last Gasp?

Our staff discusses Tiger Woods' chances at the PGA Championship, and if he'll win again.

Released on 8/7/2015

Credits

Executive Producer: Harris Levinson

Transcript

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00:07
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00:12
I absolutely think we'll see Tiger win again.
00:15
I don't think it'll be this year (laughing).
00:17
What we've seen so far in 2015 is pretty disheartening.
00:20
I'm not one who is gonna easily and readily
00:23
dismiss greatness.
00:25
If it's there once, it can happen again.
00:27
Just because it's dormant, doesn't mean it's dead.
00:29
We know he's like totally lost.
00:31
He's the most unknowable quantity in the game
00:34
at this point.
00:35
The scar tissue in Tiger Woods
00:37
is not physical anymore.
00:39
It's all internal.
00:40
It's all spiritual, mental, psychological.
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You hear a lot about people saying
00:44
you have to learn how to win.
00:46
Well I think Tiger needs to relearn how to win again.
00:49
It's a very sweeping generalization to say
00:51
that it's all mental with him right now at this point.
00:54
When he was at the top of his game
00:55
it wasn't just his mental fortitude that kept him in.
00:58
He was the best putter.
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He was the best driver.
01:00
He was very good at kind of getting up and down
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with really sticky situations.
01:03
We'll see Tiger Woods teed up on Thursday and Friday.
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If he makes it to Saturday,
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it will be a pleasant surprise.
01:09
This will be his last major before he turns 40,
01:12
which is stunning to think about.
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Still we see golfers playing well into their 40s.
01:18
Does Tiger really want to be a great player anymore?
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Is he so broken mentally or quite honestly
01:25
disinterested in starting again?
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