Michelle Wies quest suddenly feels wrong, an exercise meant to satisfy her heavily invested sponsors more than one designed to ensure her growth as a person and a player.
Tigers five-win, two-major rampage further diminishes the stature of all who repeatedly fail to match him; sad and stunning at the same time, because 68 on Sunday, when leading by three, should be absolutely bullet proof.
Annika sneaked in a winning Sunday 62 to quietly remind the world that shes the only current player who compares to Tiger.
Tigers what, the major leaguer with a .420 lifetime average? The 72 Dolphins repeating the unbeaten feat three, four times?
Wies camp need not temper the dreams of a 16-year-old, but they do need to filter her eye-ball rolling pronouncement that shed like to someday play the Ryder Cup. It only foments the backlash that screams for her to win on the LPGA first, make a Solheim Cup team second, and then move to that uncharted territory that holds her fascination.
If Tigers trolling the high seas on his yacht during his off week, he neednt worry about bait and tackle. Figure the fish to just jump on deck and roll over.
In the eyebrow-raising department, Wies lofty aspirations are matched only by her short skirts.
Of course, demure presentations have gone the way of the brassie and the wooden racket. Maria Sharapova grunted her way through a U.S. Open match in a black cocktail dress.
Golfs the only pro sport whose fan base continues to play the game well into adulthood, so we can all relate to Tiger when he makes two eagles in the first seven holes.