Tiger Woods sends a "message" to Justin Thomas

Alex Myers discusses Tiger's progress and the "message" he sent to Justin Thomas (and the rest of the PGA Tour).

Released on 2/26/2018

Transcript

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So Tiger Woods didn't quite back
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into the Winner's Circle at the Honda Classic.
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In fact, he didn't even quite back into the top 10.
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But you gotta admit, it was still fun watching
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Big Cat strutting around in a red shirt
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late on a Sunday afternoon again.
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I know I didn't move from my couch for six hours.
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Well, other than that quick run to the store
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for more chips and guac.
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Watching tiger is fun, but it also causes me
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to stress eat a lot.
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You should sea the damage I did
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to a Costco bag of Hershey Kisses.
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I'm guessing Justin Thomas did some good eating
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at Tiger's nearby restaurant after picking up the win.
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That is, if Tiger lets him back in the joint.
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Following his latest victor, JT told reporters
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his older buddy slash mentor usually texts him
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with words of encouragement when he's in the hunt
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entering the final day, but this Saturday night
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with Woods in contention, crickets.
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Yup, Tiger Woods is back to being the game's
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ultimate competitor, at least.
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A week before, Woods was asked if he was worried
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how the younger golfers he's built friendships with
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in recent years would react to him giving them
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the cold shoulder down the stretch of tournaments.
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I don't care how they react, he said.
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It's winning time.
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Nice.
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And if anyone knows about winning time, it's Woods.
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To put his remarkable record in better perspective,
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consider that Thomas has won seven of his past 31 starts
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on the PGA tour, good for an impressive 23% clip.
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But Tiger?
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He has a winning percentage of 24 for his entire career.
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So to sum off, Tiger is hitting more good shots
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and talking less to his friends.
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It's winning time, folks, and for golf fans,
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when Woods is playing, the weekends
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are once again Tiger time
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so plan your schedules accordingly.
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