Woods pumped both fists and yelled, as jacked as you'll ever see him. But the crowd explosion drowned out whatever was coming out of his mouth. It was the closest golf has ever come to sounding like fourth-and-goal at LSU's Tiger Stadium on a Saturday night.— Pat Forde
Most Powerful Tiger Woods quotations
I like to think of the world's greatest athlete coming up to bat against me - Tiger Woods, Wayne Gretzky, I don't care who it is - and I'm looking at him thinking, you have no chance.
How can I intimidate Tiger Woods? I mean, the guy's got 75 or whatever PGA Tour wins, 14 majors. He's been the biggest thing ever in our sport. How could some little 23-year-old from Northern Ireland with a few wins come up and intimidate him.
Tiger Woods is like a piece of fine art that belongs in the Louvre, and so, too, is Scott Medlock's painting of Tiger Woods and Sergio Garcia...a true masterpiece!
You can't take up golf on a whim and find yourself competing against Tiger Woods in the Masters six months later.
What I like to do is to try to win as many tournaments and as many majors as I can, and with him [Tiger Woods] in the field, it just gives it more credibility, whatever it is I am able to accomplish.
I don't see a lot of guys that have done that [winning three times before age 24], besides Tiger Woods, of course, and, you know, the other legends of the game. It's just one of those things, I believe in myself and – especially with how hard I've worked – I'm one of the top five players in the world. I feel like I've proven myself.
The first time I ever saw Arnold Palmer, I said, There's a star.
The first time I saw Jack Nicklaus, I said, Superstar. I feel the same way about Tiger Woods.
Tiger Woods is the only sports star who's worth every penny he makes.
I see so many guys, really athletic guys, wearing pleats and I just shake my head. Like, Tiger Woods used to wear pleated pants! I'm like, 'C'mon, Tiger!'
Tiger Woods has been unlucky with his body.
I don't know whether some of it is self-induced or some of it is just unlucky. But we never know what happens with guys.
Obviously, everybody wants to see Tiger [Woods] come back, but I think it's in a really good place with how much talent is out there and the exciting finishes you have, week in, week out.
Three months later, on September 5, 2001, at a pro-am event preceding the Canadian Open at the Royal Montreal Golf Club, I was invited to play a round with Tiger Woods. Nothing in the game of politics had ever been as nerve-racking as that game of golf.
Tiger Woods, Larry Bird, Wayne Gretzky, a pitcher just before a game, I would imagine they all have nervous energy. But as you perform, the nervous energy dissipates and you start to relax and you start to do what you do best.
I know I was a great friend to Tiger Woods.
But when you have a relationship that's involves business and friendship - and the business part comes to an end - things always get a little blurry.
I think I've gotten more attention after the Olympics than any other U.
S. athlete, and it's really great that people are recognizing who I am and what I do. You look at Shaq and you see a basketball player. You look at Tiger Woods and you see a golfer. But people are responding to who I am.
If you got the game, you got the game.
That's why Tiger Woods is out there playing golf with Greg Norman.
You can't completely control the sport - Tiger Woods comes close.
The test is against yourself and nature's own way. I find golf a particularly good metaphor for this story.
I met Tiger Woods when he was younger.
He's amazing - obviously technically, but his mental approach, too. He's really something.
If Tiger Woods had played football, he would have been a quarterback.
Tiger Woods makes me a better athlete.
I'm not being used to create the trickle down effect in racquetball, unlike Tiger Woods being used to create such effect in golf. If you go to the IRT website, you don't know that I'm champion. I mean you'll see my image but you'll not know what I've done in the sport. Although, me being Canadian makes it difficult for them to embrace me as champion. I don't know, it feels like we take 10 steps forward and 8 back in racquetball.
I think Tiger Woods is a determined young man who really wants to play.
I suppose I get a lot of questions about Tiger.
But Tiger Woods is a tremendous talent. He plays well. He has a great work ethic. He's probably as talented of a golfer as anyone who's ever played.
Tiger Woods is stupid; not for cheating, but for having one cell phone. What type of player you know has one cell phone?
Tiger Woods is a billionaire. Do you know how much ass you can get with a billion dollars? I know guys with $20 and a pack of Newports who'd try to screw your whole neighborhood.
Tiger Woods apologized to the three women in America he never got around to sleeping with.
My favorite player is Tiger Woods. I think I can beat Tiger when I'm 20. It's a life goal.
If you look at the gifted sportsman, like Tiger Woods, or Ryan Giggs, you can see how they have been built up to be so much more than one person could ever be.
I now accept that it is looking increasingly likely that Tiger Woods is, in fact, straight.
Roger Federer and my boyfriend, Tiger Woods, inspire me.
It's incredible what they've done in their respective sports, especially Roger. He is the nicest and humblest guy. You would never know that he's the best tennis player of all time. And Tiger is so mentally tough. He can block everything completely out and stay in the moment.
With Tiger Woods, you know everyone is watching.
But I think interest in women's golf is getting better too.
Even if you finish the year at No. 1 in the world, and Tiger Woods has done this, you can still probably get better.
I met Tiger Woods, and I looked in his eyes - and I saw Derek Jeter.
They don't have to tell people they're good. They just prove it by the way they love the competition.
The ban doesn't have anything to do with Livestrong or my ability to work in [the cancer] community. Perhaps it speeds it up. I don't know the examples in Great Britain of athletes who have fallen. I know the examples in the United States - the Tiger Woods, the Michael Vicks, even the Bill Clintons - people who are still out there able to work.