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‘This one means the most’: a journey through Tiger Woods's travails | Scott Murray | Sport

Brexit, Trump, the hot priest in Fleabag, Israel, Messi, Ronaldo: there are plenty of hot-button topics guaranteed to spark friendly debate among the reasonable and well-meaning folk travelling together peacefully on the information superhighway. But few subjects have quite the polarising effect of Tiger Woods.On one side of this divide Woods is regarded as perhaps the greatest athlete of all time, a star whose genius and dedication redefined his sport and whose recovery from ill health and raging against the dying of the light is a redemption tale sure to resonate through the ages. On the other are bloviators who take disproportionate offence at indiscretions which are none of their goddamn business and would do well to dial back the pious indignation quicksmart. Not that you will catch me taking sides.Tiger Woods’s peers all agree his return to the top is great for golf Read more Happy to report, the readers of our live hole-by-hole Masters coverage were in lockstep behind the great man this week, as it slowly became apparent that the thing we once blithely assumed to be a taxes-and-death certainty, then gave up on as a pipe dream, might in fact be unfolding before our startled faces after all. Number 15 was a real live prospect.“Seeing Tiger up there, right in the mix, warms the cockles of my old, cynical heart,” oozed Matt Dony. “I’d love to see him win one more major. Just one more flash of absolute, mind-boggling genius. Go on, Tiger. One more time.”Simon McMahon channelled his inner Sid Waddell. “Could the greatest comeback since Lazarus really be on? Henry Cotton, Open champion in 1937 and 1948. Julius Boros, US Open champion in 1952 and 1963. Hale Irwin, likewise in 1979 and 1990. Ben Crenshaw, two Masters titles 11 years apart. Now, who last won a major in 2008? Seems like 11 could be the magic number.”Those 11 years since Tiger beat Rocco Mediate at the US Open on one paw were a slog, and not just for the man himself. It has been hard to follow Tiger during his barren spell, not least because much of the horror show could be viewed only through the fingers. Sign up to The Recap, our weekly email of editors’ picks. The nadir came in 2015. During the opening round of the US Open at Chambers Bay the 14-times major champion managed to miss a 115-yard-wide fairway, the most generous in the tournament’s 120-year history, by a good 20...

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