Tiger Woods won't have to wait until he's 50 to enter the World Golf Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame on Tuesday announced changes to the criteria and the selection process, starting with the age limit being reduced from 50 to 45. "We believe these changes will enhance the Hall of Fame in many
The expectations seem to get higher even as Tiger Woods gets older. Of course, it doesn't quell expectations when Woods is the Masters champion. Just the image of that red shirt under a green jacket was enough to believe he could win at least three more majors to catch Jack Nicklaus.
Tiger Woods says he is not thinking about breaking the record for PGA Tour victories as he prepares to tee off his 2020 campaign at the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines on Thursday. "That number, just trying to get to 83, I really don't think about it," Woods told a press conference. Woods is similarly unmoved by the possibility of matching or bettering Jack Nicklaus's haul of 18 Majors.
As Tiger Woods makes his first attempt this week at surpassing Sam Snead for the most all-time PGA Tour victories, the man largely responsible for pegging Snead's number at 82 has weighed in with his thoughts on how the two greats compare. Many of 'Slammin' Sammy's' victories - achieved from 1936 to 1965 - came before the tour existed in its current form, back in an era when there were was a looser affiliation of events, rather than today's highly structured circuit. Indeed, in 1987, then-PGA Tour Commissioner Deane Beman set up a panel of golf historians to sift through Snead's victories with a fine tooth comb, deciding which to include in the official tally and which to discard.
There's more at stake this week at Torrey Pines than just a chance for Tiger Woods to set the all-time PGA Tour wins record.