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#1 Shilgy

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Posted 16 October 2017 - 06:45 PM

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Posted 16 October 2017 - 06:56 PM

Nice.   Hopefully that doesn't mean he rushes back for the Hero.  Save it for April, Eldrick.
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Posted 16 October 2017 - 06:57 PM

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Posted 16 October 2017 - 07:19 PM

Question for back surgeons or experts.  How much will that fusion surgery impact how fast he can swing?
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Posted 16 October 2017 - 07:20 PM

The Masters is going to be great again next year...


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Posted 16 October 2017 - 07:25 PM

Have we all not seen this story play out like 5 times in recent history.  Get everyone all riled up and <poof> the back goes out on some random swing in one of his first tourney's back.

Screw it, I'm still fired up though!!!!  Go Tiger!
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Posted 16 October 2017 - 07:26 PM

View Postmosesgolf, on 16 October 2017 - 07:19 PM, said:

Question for back surgeons or experts.  How much will that fusion surgery impact how fast he can swing?

Limits rotation a bit but minimal, speed won't be affected much when strength is fully back, but other lumbar discs will be under more stress.

Unfortunately if the cause of his injuries isn't corrected, he will injure the other discs eventually, but he may have a run hopefully.

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Posted 16 October 2017 - 07:26 PM

I just want to see him play golf again
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Posted 16 October 2017 - 07:29 PM

Hope he has some self control and protects his back.  Hasn't been his strong suit.

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Posted 16 October 2017 - 07:40 PM

View PostTheMoneyShot, on 16 October 2017 - 07:20 PM, said:

The Masters is going to be great again next year...

It's always great with or without tiger.

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Posted 16 October 2017 - 07:43 PM

Nice looking swing.  But, it's not his smooth driving range swing that gets him in trouble.  It's the one he lashes at out on the course.

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Posted 16 October 2017 - 07:45 PM

Where's Frankie considering this is a TW is back thread?

Edited by DavePelz4, 16 October 2017 - 07:46 PM.


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Posted 16 October 2017 - 07:48 PM

Not a Tiger fan but I wish him the best, hope he can regain his great game.  Would be nice to see him finish his career on a strong run.  Welcome back when you're ready.

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Posted 16 October 2017 - 07:52 PM

"Hes told me hes going to take it very, very slowly.

TW already like,



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Posted 16 October 2017 - 08:00 PM

Told you it was coming !  Hoof beats are faint. But they are there. You just have to put your ear to the ground and believe.

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Posted 16 October 2017 - 08:05 PM

View Postbladehunter, on 16 October 2017 - 08:00 PM, said:

Told you it was coming !  Hoof beats are faint. But they are there. You just have to put your ear to the ground and believe.

We'll need Whitney AND Mariah for this one.


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Posted 16 October 2017 - 08:05 PM

View PostMountainGoat, on 16 October 2017 - 07:43 PM, said:

Nice looking swing.  But, it's not his smooth driving range swing that gets him in trouble.  It's the one he lashes at out on the course.

I agree. He needs to protect his body and not swing out of shoes on the tee box.

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Posted 16 October 2017 - 08:21 PM

I know we've seen this all before, but perhaps this is the time he finally realizes he needs to swing smooth and hit fairways.  I was never a Tiger fan although I admired his game as it was likely the greatest we've ever seen.  If he were to make a comeback, it could really help draw people back to the game.  For that alone I'd like to see another run.
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Posted 16 October 2017 - 08:21 PM

Not for nothing but IMHO the back situation is actually the least of the concerns fans should have for a full return. One has but to read the tox report and the back ailment(s) really pale in comparison. I truly hope he got the help he needed for that issue because, in my experience, those sorts of problems are FAR more difficult to treat and "cure". They tend to creep back in, are easily masked and hidden and the #1 thing those afflicted do is deny and pretend.

I am NOT being harsh here - I have said many times a Tiger return would be good, no great, for the game. But only if that return isn't obscured by more embarrassment. I, for one, would love to see him win another major. Would cause a real uproar in the game and the announcement booths. (Not to mention here!)
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Posted 16 October 2017 - 08:34 PM

S**t...does this mean I have to actually start working again soon?

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Posted 16 October 2017 - 08:39 PM

View PostChewey85, on 16 October 2017 - 08:05 PM, said:

View PostMountainGoat, on 16 October 2017 - 07:43 PM, said:

Nice looking swing.  But, it's not his smooth driving range swing that gets him in trouble.  It's the one he lashes at out on the course.

He needs to protect his body and not swing out of shoes on the tee box.

Body agrees. Ego doesn't.

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Posted 16 October 2017 - 08:48 PM

Tigerrrrr!

Go to range. Hit

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Posted 16 October 2017 - 09:03 PM

Well, Hank said that is a swing he can win with. So there ya go. 😀



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Posted 16 October 2017 - 09:07 PM

One more run.  That's all I want.  One more run.
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Posted 16 October 2017 - 09:45 PM

View PostMarco, on 16 October 2017 - 07:26 PM, said:

View Postmosesgolf, on 16 October 2017 - 07:19 PM, said:

Question for back surgeons or experts.  How much will that fusion surgery impact how fast he can swing?

Limits rotation a bit but minimal, speed won't be affected much when strength is fully back, but other lumbar discs will be under more stress.

Unfortunately if the cause of his injuries isn't corrected, he will injure the other discs eventually, but he may have a run hopefully.

So here is a question, it seems like all the pain and problems he was having were in the area that has now been fused. Those problems seemed to come about from the foley swing which he is no longer doing. Hypothetically speaking he should be good to go now right?

We're not here for a long time,
just a good time.

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Posted 16 October 2017 - 09:54 PM

View PostTheMoneyShot, on 16 October 2017 - 07:20 PM, said:

The Masters is going to be great again next year...

Make Augusta Great Again!

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Posted 16 October 2017 - 10:40 PM

Hoping he lays low until Torrey and strengthens the back even more.

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Posted 16 October 2017 - 11:58 PM

View Postbladehunter, on 16 October 2017 - 08:00 PM, said:

Told you it was coming !  Hoof beats are faint. But they are there. You just have to put your ear to the ground and believe.

Lol, take a cold shower! ;)

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Posted 17 October 2017 - 01:55 AM

He's gonna start too early and break that back again, thats my prediction

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Posted 17 October 2017 - 04:33 AM

I stand by my statement that he will never finish another 72 hole event.


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