Tiger Woods' Old Coach Gives Harsh Assessment Of His Comeback
Tiger Woods made his comeback to golf last weekend in the Hero World Challenge.
The event featured 20 of the world's finest players, and it was evident - at least according to Tiger's old swing coach - that he doesn't have what it takes to compete with the best right now.
Hank Haney explained that what made Tiger great "back in the day" was his ability to annihilate Par 5s. However,
considering his injury history and the game's evolution, Haney believes Tiger has a long way to go before he can be competitive again.
"Back in the day, and I understand back in the day is a long time ago, but back in the day if there was a tournament that Tiger Woods signed up for that had five par 5s,
I already would have penciled it in as a victory," Haney stated in an interview with Golf Week.
"'I didn't take care of the par 5s like I was supposed to,' he added, 'I would've been in the double digits.' Do you mean double digits? That would have resulted in a 10-point loss.
I get that he hasn't played in a while and that he's rusty, but back in the day, I could've shoulda-coulda-woulda for every event Tiger ever played and he would've won.
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