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Tigers_eye
February 25, 2008, 01:52 PM
He deserves his own thread.

With the world watching in the final of the Match play at Tuscon Arizona, he yet again brought his A game when it mattered the most. His stats are just amazing. This was his 63rd PGA tour victory. With this one he just crossed Arnold Parmer "the King". Next in line is Ben Hogan with 64. Then Jack "The golden bear" at 73 and legendary Sam Snead at 82. All will fall. one after another.

Tiger is in a 5 tournament winning steak. Geez!! It is hard enough to win one. stringing streaks are unheard of. I ask Tiger Woods fans (if any here) to post anything thing about him and his records, his already legacy etc. obviously his 13 majors and chase to 18 of Jacks are on. Hope to see his best in coming years.

cricman
February 26, 2008, 02:14 AM
People are talking about a Perfect Season, I think he'll have his best year as pro probably win 13-14 events but a perfect season? I wouldn't put it past him tho ... If he wins the masters than the Calender Grand slam is almost a Lock.

Sohel
February 26, 2008, 03:19 AM
A perfect season in the game of golf in general, and modern professional golf in particular is a virtual impossibility. But if anyone can do the impossible, it must be Tiger. I've come to believe he's not really human. Looking forward to him trying ... :)

Tigers_eye
February 26, 2008, 01:07 PM
lol, sohel bhai, Stuart Cink just echoed your comments. wanted to rip Tiger open just to see if he indeed had nuts and bolts inside. That man's mental strength is unbelievable and till date uncomparable. He is a machine in the golf course. As days go by the competition is suppose to be closer. Yet we see Tiger distancing himself further. How?

When MJ was in prime, his opponents also thought which planet he came from. Sally (one of the original members of bad boys Detroit pistons) once said Michael went up on the air for a layup from the side, he came in to take a charge, in mid-air he moved side ways and didn't touch Sally. No human can change direction in air (once they leave the ground. yet Michael did). I have a video, where he jumped to score and his opponents (plural) jumped to block,Then he jumped another notch in the mid air and the others fell he scored with ease. How can that be possible? But I have it in tape.

These athletes are almost super human. But every one of them had put in the practice to reach that level.

As for Tigers perfect season in this day and age, not possible. Even for Tiger 2.0. Those who played golf know that. You don't play against players (except matchplay). You play the course. Time to time one can not overcome what the course throws at the person. That is normal and universal.

Tigers_eye
March 3, 2008, 11:56 AM
Sohel bhai if you want to laugh out loud then read the following jai jai din article (cover story -sports section).
http://www.jaijaidin.com/details.php?nid=57696

Ek kothai "kothin" likhsey banglatey.

Sohel
March 8, 2008, 01:42 AM
Sohel bhai if you want to laugh out loud then read the following jai jai din article (cover story -sports section).
http://www.jaijaidin.com/details.php?nid=57696

Ek kothai "kothin" likhsey banglatey.

:lol:

Thanks for the link Mijan. Definitely had a good laugh.

Looks like the brother will be a pretty good writer of semi-incomprehensible primary school textbooks. Still, kudos to him for trying. BTW, the caddies are some of the best Bangladeshi golfers not surprisingly. Think ball boys and their tennis. We, the ruling class are good for nothing other than sulking and getting fat !

cricman
March 16, 2008, 04:52 PM
This guy is amazing, 35 ft Birdie putt from left to right to win it on the 18th and just sinks it.

BTW: he was 7 down entering Saturday

Sohel
March 16, 2008, 04:58 PM
This guy is amazing, 35 ft Birdie putt from left to right to win it on the 18th and just sinks it.

BTW: he was 7 down entering Saturday

Saw that live on Ten Sports bro ! Simply speechless, AGAIN !

Ishtylish cricketer
March 17, 2008, 08:23 AM
TW wins yet again. What else is new? He might be regaining his 2000 form again.

Tigers_eye
March 18, 2008, 11:56 AM
In yahoo sports there is a question asked. Which one is the most toughest record to break. I added a third to it.

1. Grand slam (no one has achieved it, many took two, Tiger managed 3 in a year)

2. Byron Nelson's 11 win in a row (as good as Tiger has been last six months he is not even half way through)

3. Jack's 18 major (Tiger with 13 has only a realistic chance to surpass him. However, one injury can finish all hope. The way he is buffing up, a back injury is not that far)

Tigers_eye
March 20, 2008, 01:36 PM
I was going to make my 10,000 post on this thread. But .....

Tiger is gunning for 6th straight PGA win this week. I wish Duval would give him some fits.

Ishtylish cricketer
March 20, 2008, 06:46 PM
Woods 2 behind leaders.

Tigers_eye
March 24, 2008, 10:12 AM
The streak is over. 7 was a good run. New streak begins with his next win!!

Sohel
March 24, 2008, 10:15 AM
Bummer.

MohammedC
July 10, 2008, 07:49 PM
In Pictures: Tiger's Road To A Billion (http://www.forbes.com/2008/07/09/tiger-woods-billionaires-biz-sports-cx_af_tvr_0709tigerbillie_slide_2.html?thisSpeed=1 5000)

http://images.forbes.com/media/2008/07/08/tiger_clk.jpg (http://www.forbes.com/sportsbusiness/2008/07/09/tiger-woods-billionaires-biz-sports-cx_af_tvr_0709tigerbillie_slide_2.html)
Woods is on track to pass $1 billion in career earnings by 2010. Becoming a billionaire--that is, having a net worth above $1 billion--will take slightly longer, since a sizable chunk of Woods' prize and endorsement money is eaten up by taxes and management fees--we estimated 45%. We also credited Woods with annualized investment returns of 8%.
From 1996 (the year Woods turned pro) to the present, we based his earnings on estimates from Forbes' Celebrity 100 list. In 2007, we estimate Woods earned $115 million, $65 million more than runner-up David Beckham.
Based on those criteria, we project Tiger Woods should join our list of the world's billionaires in 2011.

Read More (http://www.forbes.com/2008/07/09/tiger-woods-billionaires-biz-sports-cx_af_tvr_0709tigerbillie_slide_5.html?thisSpeed=1 5000)

Arnab
July 10, 2008, 08:48 PM
Tiger should respect his roots and donate half his money to Thailand and Africa.

Then he needs to spend the rest to get a skin transplant like Michael Jackson, a nosejob, a pair of blue contacts, and bleach his hair blond and become totally white. Because that's what he is inside. He looks horribly out of place on a golf course. He should be working as the head bouncer of the circuit, not a player. Different people have different occupations.

cricman
July 10, 2008, 11:08 PM
Tiger should respect his roots and donate half his money to Thailand and Africa.

Then he needs to spend the rest to get a skin transplant like Michael Jackson, a nosejob, a pair of blue contacts, and bleach his hair blond and become totally white. Because that's what he is inside. He looks horribly out of place on a golf course. He should be working as the head bouncer of the circuit, not a player. Different people have different occupations.

I guess Obama fits in the same Category ...

Arnab
July 10, 2008, 11:40 PM
I will take back all my harsh words on Tiger if he donates at least 5 million dollars to people in Bangladesh.

Tigers_eye
July 11, 2008, 08:32 AM
I will take back all my harsh words on Tiger if he donates at least 5 million dollars to people in Bangladesh.
Why Bangladesh? Do you pick yourself in the receiving end to distribute that donation?

sbsash
July 11, 2008, 04:27 PM
I think golf is boring.Do you?

BANFAN
July 12, 2008, 03:16 PM
No

I find it really interesting.

Arnab
July 15, 2008, 06:39 PM
Why Bangladesh?

Well, I am a Bangladeshi. And this country needs donations like that.

Do you pick yourself in the receiving end to distribute that donation?Not really. But there must be a few competent people here to handle that large an amount, I think.

Tiger Woods Foundation Bangladesh? It would make Tiger look like Mother Teresa. Plus good exposure for Bangladesh. He can come here and have parties with the Chakmas and Garos if he likes. :)

Beamer
July 17, 2008, 02:53 PM
Well, in the context of BD, the foundation takes on a new meaning, since our Tigers are endangered species ( not those playing kiriket, though some may disagree ) and Woods keep vanishing due to illegal logging by the encroaching ever increasing excess populace. It will be a perfect foundation for nature conservancy. Now, whats more important? Tree's or People? anyone want to debate? not as easy an answer as one might assume..

Tigers_eye
July 17, 2008, 03:06 PM
Well, I am a Bangladeshi. And this country needs donations like that.

Not really. But there must be a few competent people here to handle that large an amount, I think.

Tiger Woods Foundation Bangladesh? It would make Tiger look like Mother Teresa. Plus good exposure for Bangladesh. He can come here and have parties with the Chakmas and Garos if he likes. :)
Just wondering what would you do with 23 taka? Your share of the 5 million dollar.

+++
Beamer,
My answer is Tree. If we had an essay (rochona) competition that would have been fatastic. I memorised quiet a few essay during SSC. Had a common. :) Bangladesh'er jonoshonkha. Lekha ar shesh hotey chai na.

Beamer
July 18, 2008, 09:27 AM
T_E

I wasn't as lucky. My rochona was about a " nodir atto kahini " which I memorized before.

Yes. A debate on that topic would be very interesting..

Tigers_eye
February 20, 2009, 10:47 AM
Well he will be back at action after an 8 month layoff. Suddenly Golf has a lifeline (in this recesssion). Matchplay will be his first. His wife also had a son this month.

bujhee kom
February 21, 2009, 12:26 AM
tiger_wood is a BC member and a big fan of BD cricket....was his name woody?...now he is tiger_wood like our tigers_eye bhai.
dear mijan bhai, are you the proud owner/operator of the great famous tigers eye's dragon martial arts center in arkansas? you are a black belt in kung-fyu right?

BANFAN
February 22, 2009, 12:45 PM
Yes, Tiger is back. Tournaments will get more interesting and competitive. Like to see if he is as good after the surgery.

Tigers_eye
February 25, 2009, 12:30 PM
http://sports.yahoo.com/golf/pga/news;_ylt=Asg._cWZvurRrGWrWizeh1oyNbgF?slug=jp-tiger022409&prov=yhoo&type=lgns
From golfing point of view this is just scary:


“I didn’t think it would feel this good before the surgery or even just after the surgery because I hadn’t known what it’s like to feel this way,” Woods said. “It’s been so long. So to have it feel this healthy and this solid and secure, man, it’s a great feeling.”
Uh-oh.

“I feel a lot stronger in my left leg,” he said. “Both legs have been stronger than they ever have been. Stability is something I haven’t had in years. So it’s nice to make a swing and not have my – as I’ve said before – my bones move.”
Gulp.

“My short game has gotten a little bit better,” Woods said. “I’ve got more shots than I did before, just because I’ve spent so much time on it, chipping and all the different shots around the greens. Some of the shots I had forgotten that I had over the years, I kind of remembered how to hit them again, which was kind of nice.”

So just to recap: The greatest golfer the world has seen, who drives long and accurate, hits GPS-guided iron shots, putts with guile and skill and turns grown men into origami with his competitiveness, has done all this on a bad knee and with an inferior short game, both of which he shored up since we last saw him.
Well, then. At some point this becomes unfair, the chasm between Tiger and everyone else who dares to pick up a golf club. Though never will a golfer achieve perfection, Woods figures it can’t hurt to try.
“Tiger’s always trying to change,” said Hank Haney, his swing coach. “He’s always trying to make little improvements. He doesn’t want to stay the same.”
And there, perhaps, is the most impressive thing about Woods. His gift for golf is preternatural. Greatness called him. The question was whether he would answer, and he hasn’t just lifted the receiver and whimpered a hello. He asked where and when and why and how, and he keeps asking today, when the motivation could’ve faded long ago.
and this is just not plain ole funny any more after reading the previous comments:
Eventually it will stop. Tiger Woods (http://sports.yahoo.com/pga/players/147/;_ylt=Agi88uiwqZyREwPiJfof_WYyNbgF) cannot keep evolving into a better version of himself, like he’s some computer program working out its kinks. A new swing here. A new physique there. A new knee for good measure. And voila: The Six Billion Dollar Golfer.

Tigers_eye
February 25, 2009, 03:39 PM
After 8 month off 1st hole Birdie, 2nd hole eagle (inside four feet). This is just unfair. Ask anyone who plays golf how difficult it is to shut down clubs for even a month and come back.

http://www.pgatour.com/tournaments/r470/video/tiger_returns_yahoo.html/
PGA is tracking Tiger, lol every hole.

Six holes gone in the first matchplay and he is leading 2 up.

cricman
February 26, 2009, 01:02 AM
Eldrick is Back huh?

I Couldn't Notice

Tigers_eye
February 27, 2009, 10:27 AM
Tim Clark gets the better of Tiger.

Now he will prepare for the green jacket. Wish him all the best to the road to 19.

cricman
March 29, 2009, 11:09 PM
Greatness, I don't see anyone stopping him in 2 weeks

Tigers_eye
March 30, 2009, 07:59 AM
The roars put a fear in every dears heart even if they are in a different woods.

http://d.yimg.com/a/p/ap/20090330/capt.c24f41793a13464e8b276e520ebf8a6d.aptopix_bay_ hill_golf_fljr109.jpg?x=213&y=326&xc=1&yc=1&wc=268&hc=410&q=85&sig=5qm02S8Rv8_ek3kBR2VnCA-- (http://news.yahoo.com/nphotos/Tiger-Woods-celebrates-after-sinking-putt-win-Arnold-Palmer-Invitational/photo//090330/483/c24f41793a13464e8b276e520ebf8a6d//s:/ap/20090330/ap_on_sp_go_su/glf_bay_hill)<CITE class=caption>AP – Tiger Woods celebrates after sinking the putt to win the Arnold Palmer Invitational golf tournament at … </CITE>

BANFAN
March 30, 2009, 10:41 AM
Tiger really scared the leader :)

Tigers_eye
April 7, 2009, 10:57 AM
I am going to call him Tail Lights.

Rifat
April 8, 2009, 12:12 AM
in my PGA tour video game, this guy is "near impossible" to beat...i have defeated every single one of them except him ;)

BANFAN
April 8, 2009, 01:17 PM
in my PGA tour video game, this guy is "near impossible" to beat...i have defeated every single one of them except him ;)

That's what, all his real life competitors say as well. :)


T_E, Why 'Tail Light' ??

Tigers_eye
April 8, 2009, 02:32 PM
...
T_E, Why 'Tail Light' ??
This is a racing terminology :) . Cause once he is in front all you will is "Tail Lights". Impossible to catch him. 14-0 when leading or shares a lead in Majors.

Beamer
April 14, 2009, 10:23 AM
T_E..your Tiger mamu? what happened? how about lefty? ultimate choker in any major sports..

Tigers_eye
April 14, 2009, 10:33 AM
T_E..your Tiger mamu? what happened? how about lefty? ultimate choker in any major sports..
Ki ar hobay...
In the second round 17 he had a perfect Tee shot. From the middle of the fairway he overshot the green in to the crowds. That did it. He was -4 at that time. Made a boggie. That lingered and made another boggie at 18. So finished boggie boggie at even for the day. Saturday he finished -2 which totaled for -4. Then Sunday he made a charge and was -6 at one point equaling -10 overall for the competition. Had he just made pars on the second round the tournament was his.

Then he finished boggie boggie again. Three boggies and a par on 18. Two boggies and two pars on 17. That is +5 in last two holes. Terrible from Tiger.

For Hefty, I don't want to talk about him here.... the more he loses/chokes the better I feel.

"Canberra" did well to hang in there. Others faultered around him as suspected.

cricman
April 15, 2009, 05:21 PM
Even Masri Bowls Full Tosses in thr 50th Over of ODI's, Blew it on Thursday Missed some real easy opportunites. To his credit he made a game out of it on Sunday, he could have finished Par, Par and the rest would have folded.

He was aiming for 65 but got greedy going for a 63/64 finished with a 68.