|Tiger Woods in 2000.|
Tiger didn't play much golf in 2014, but that didn't stop the media mill from churning out copious material on the greatest golfer of this era. I've lost track of the comebacks from injuries, the swing coaches (four?), the controversies, the rumors, the uncomfortable press conferences and the "is what it is's."
But Golf.com reminded me of the kid who picked up a golf club when he first started walking around in Cypress, California. Their photo gallery shows a Tiger that I can barely remember. He was young. He was skinny. And he had a big smile on his face much of the time.
Remember those days?
Since turning pro Tiger has been on the cover of Sports Illustrated 22 times. As the above SI cover said, he was "one cool cat."
Why kind of cat will he be at 39?
View the Golf.com photo gallery of Tiger Woods in younger days.