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Tiger Woods 5th Masters Win, Where Does He Go From Here?

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    I'm stunned, after 14 years Tiger Woods battled back through so much to capture yet another Masters win. We have another thread going on about this but I wanted to start a somewhat different conversation now. Where does Tiger go from here?

    He won it all in 1997, 2001, 2002 and 2005. And now he has won the Masters more times than any other golfer besides Jack Nicklaus who got 6.

    Jack Nickalus still has the most major wins of any golfer ever at 18. 6 at the Masters, 4 US Open wins, 3 Brit Open wins and 5 PGA Champ wins.

    Tiger is again second on the list with 15 total -- 5 now at the Masters, 3 at the US Open, 3 at the Brit Open and 4 at the PGA Championship.

    Tiger Woods is 43 years old and at one point not that long ago he was ranked in the high 100's for best golfer in the world. As of today he will clearly be back in the top 10. Perhaps top 5, maybe even 1-3. Can he find it in himself to vie for more major wins to seriously challenge Jack's 18? He is only 3 away. Though winning even one is so hard with the competition of today.

    I figured Tiger was done, like most. But he proved every single doubter wrong and now he is basically the living embodiment of one of if not the best come back stories in sports history. I have to think now he has at least 3-5 more years of competitive play left, judging by the fact that Phil Mickelson is 48 and still competing at a high level.

    Where does Tiger go from here? Do you think this was a one-off or is Tiger, the Tiger of old, back and in full force?

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    Dallasite Wrote: Where does Tiger go from here? Do you think this was a one-off or is Tiger, the Tiger of old, back and in full force?

    I honestly don't care if it's a one-off or not because I never thought I'd witness him winning another major ever again, let alone The Masters tournament!

    But I do have a strong feeling that we haven't seen the last of Tiger yet. He looked like his "old self" all weekend and especially so during the final round. It might be time to bring back the discussion that we dropped years ago - can he win three more major's to tie Jack Nicklaus or four to claim the most outright? After this weekend, I think we just might have to.

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    Nike was on the ball, seemingly just waiting until he sank the last shot to post this one:

    Huge story. I'm a big Tiger fan. This cements him as the best golfer in history to me. Great for the sport that he is back on top.

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    I'm not sure where he goes from here, but I think its worth Tiger fans watching this video. He might not get a better moment than this in the rest of his career and that's fine --

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    It's really awesome to see him show up and actually play the way we all expect him to play. Its definitely not fair to put that kind of pressure on him every single tournament, but he battled through it and came out on top.

    I bet he's feeling like a king right now, and he deserves it.

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    PowerPlay Wrote:

    It's really awesome to see him show up and actually play the way we all expect him to play. Its definitely not fair to put that kind of pressure on him every single tournament, but he battled through it and came out on top.

    I bet he's feeling like a king right now, and he deserves it.

    Very true. It's unbelievable how much pressure he has had in the last decade to 'come back'. From his personal crisis moments to his severe back problems and everything he has gone through, its amazing he ever even got back on a golf course at all. Let alone win a major a few years later.

    He has to be feeling very humbled and relieved right now. No one will ever be able to question him ever again. Not with any real seriousness because he won again. And he didn't just win a cake tournament where the competition was easy or didn't show up. He won the best major in golf and did it against the best golfers in the world who all played really really well.