Tiger Woods talks undefeated season possibility at World Match Play: And he's done it before
MARANA, Ariz. (Feb. 19, 2007) - A lot of you scoffed when WorldGolf.com’s new-age Kreskin William K. Wolfrum predicted that Tiger Woods would go undefeated in 2008. Many more chuckled when I shamelessly became the first to jump headfirst onto Wolfrum’s bandwagon.
Well, it’s Tiger’s third tournament of the 08 season and he is being asked in press conferences about the possibility of having a perfect season.
The query came today at the World Match Play Championship at The Gallery Golf Club at Dove Mountain. Now, I know what you’re thinking. But no, the question didn’t come from me. I planned to ask it, but someone beat me to it. That’s how crazy this perfect season momentum is getting already (all started but Wolfrum).
Tiger didn’t laugh at the question either. Though he did claim he hasn’t thought about it (which you know means he’s spent a lot of time not only thinking about it but plotting its possibility).
“No,” Woods said on having visions of winning every tournament he plays in 08. “I had one perfect season, but it’s been a while.”
Yes, Tiger Woods has already gone undefeated for a complete calendar year. It happened when he was 11. He went 36-0, dominating junior golf in unprecedented fashion. Tiger revealed that his mom still has a number of his scorecards from that year.
Still think a perfect season doesn’t register on Tiger’s radar? The one when he was 11 still sounds like one of his favorite golf highlights.
Oh sure, Tiger cracked a joke too. “I peaked at 11,” he laughed.
But look beyond the little laugh to those saved scorecards. This is something Tiger Woods wants and what Tiger Woods wants, he usually …
Remember to go to the front of WorldGolf.com tomorrow for complete coverage of the Match Play, including a breakdown of the first round.
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