Tiger Woods may have to battle a bit harder for his next major victory but a 15th title is “not out of the realms of possibility,” according to one of his best friends Notah Begay.
The former world No. 1 ended the 2018 season on a high with victory in the Tour Championship at East Lake for his first win in five years after overcoming four back surgeries.
Woods, who will turn 43 on December 26, took his tally of PGA Tour wins to 80, two behind the all-time record of Sam Snead, but it is Jack Nicklaus’ record of 18 major titles that he has long coveted.
Many thought his multiple back injuries had put paid to that, but Begay, Woods’ college roommate at Stanford, says the pursuit of Nicklaus is back on the agenda.
“I think now the first win is out of the way he is focused on getting off 14 [major wins] and on to 15,” four-time PGA Tour winner Begay told CNN Sport. Read more