WATCH: When Tiger Woods Revealed His Mount Rushmore of Men’s Golf

Published 12/26/2021, 8:00 AM EST
Dec 19, 2021; Orlando, Florida, USA; Tiger Woods smiling as he walks off the 17th green during the final round of the PNC Championship golf tournament at Grande Lakes Orlando Course. Mandatory Credit: Jeremy Reper-USA TODAY Sports/Reuters


Tiger Woods is once again making the headlines as he made an incredible comeback at the 2021 PNC Championship. He competed in the family event alongside his son, Charlie Woods. Moreover, they finished runners-up for the event as team Daly won the event with a score of -27. 

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At PNC Championship, Tiger Woods looked in brilliant touch, especially on the final day. He was hitting darts with his irons and even made a few clutch putts. However, Tiger has made it clear that he still needs a bit of time before competing on the PGA Tour, as walking 72 holes is still a strenuous task for him. 

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Tiger Woods names his Mount Rushmore from men’s golf

Since golf is currently in the off-season, the social media handles in the golfing world are posting throwback videos or interviews. And recently, team USA’s Ryder Cup social media handle posted a video where Tiger Woods has revealed his Mount Rushmore from men’s golf. So let us have a look at it. 

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Tiger said, My ultimate Mount Rushmore of golf will probably be (Sam) Snead, (Bobby) Jones, (Jack) Nicklaus, me. Surprisingly, Tiger included none other than himself as the last entity. 

All the players that Tiger mentioned are legendary names in the golfing world. Sam Snead and Tiger Woods hold the record for most PGA Tour wins with 82 trophies. Moreover, Bobby Jones has 13 major victories and is the only golfer to win all four majors in a single year. Finally, Jack Nicklaus holds the record for most major championship wins with 18 victories. 

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Hence, all these four names deserve to be on Mount Rushmore, and Tiger has selected these names accurately.

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Woods had chosen these names during the 2018 Ryder Cup. And the social media handle of Ryder Cup USA shared it once again to relive that moment. The 15-time major championship winner is currently eyeing a comeback on the PGA Tour. However, the only thing that is restricting him is his inability to walk 72 holes thru four days. But he is trying his best to gain strength in his legs and come back soon on the tour. 

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Amey Kulkarni

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Amey Kulkarni is a Golf writer at EssentiallySports. He is currently pursuing his Bachelor’s degree in mass media from HR College, Mumbai. Before joining EssentiallySports he used to write articles on Golf and Cricket on his personal blog cricgolf.

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