Sports Illustrated released its 100 Greatest Moments in Sports History on Tuesday, and seven of golf's biggest moments made it.
Tiger Woods' record-breaking victory at the 1997 Masters came in at No. 7, and it was the only golf moment to make the top 10. Woods' first major win was ranked ahead of Hank Aaron's 715th home run (No. 10), Joe Namath's guarantee (9) and Bill Mazeroski's Game 7 walk-off home run in the 1960 World Series (8).
Rounding out the list at No. 6 was Michael Phelps' eight gold medals at the 2008 Olympics, followed by the Thrilla in Manila, the Colts vs. Giants 1958 NFL title game, Jesse Owens' four gold medals at the 1936 Summer Olympics, Jackie Robinson breaking the color barrier and the Miracle on Ice.
The other golf moments on SI's list were the Duel in the Sun (No. 97), Bobby Jones' Grand Slam season (69), Arnold Palmer's comeback at the 1960 U.S. Open (57), Woods' 15-shot win at the 2000 U.S. Open (43), Babe Didrikson Zaharias' win at the 1954 U.S. Women's Open (42) and Jack Nicklaus' sixth Masters victory in 1986 (17).
While it is hard to argue with any of the moments listed above, there were a few notable golf moments that could have easily made the list, including Francis Ouimet's win at the 1913 U.S. Open, Byron Nelson's 11 straight victories in 1945, Ben Hogan's win at the 1950 U.S. Open after a bus accident, Nicklaus' first major win over Palmer at the 1962 U.S. Open, the 1999 Ryder Cup, and Woods completing the "Tiger Slam" at the 2001 Masters.