Paul Azinger, in an appearance on ESPN television said Tiger Woods has gone from “Hello, world” to “Hello, 39-year-old body.”
Azinger, sporting a beard and a hangdog expression, found no silver lining in Woods’s performance at the Phoenix Open. He bemoaned the fact that Woods would chat with Patrick Reed walking down the fairway, saying it went against Woods’s past strategy of trying to intimidate playing partners. Based on his comments in this interview, Azinger clearly feels Woods has lost his competitive drive.
Azinger also spoke of how the back surgery was no minor development, and that it was a career-threatening situation.
Is the media finally capitulating? Can we expect more balanced golf coverage going forward? I mean, even Paris Hilton has faded away for the most part.