Four weeks ago in this particular slice of cyberspace, after Tiger Woods gave the field a wedgie at Torrey Pines, I offered the notion that golf is far too fickle a mistress for The Chosen One to win the Grand Slam this year.
After pumping that baby O.B., can I get a mulligan?
And after witnessing six matches of scientific approach shots, chip shots executed with the deftness of a locksmith and bloodless putt after bloodless putt after bloodless putt – in the middle of this sentence, he just made another 15-footer, center cut – it's time for us to go Barack Obama on Tiger and the Slam:
Yes, he can.
On the morning after the Oscars, let's give Tiger the Irving G. Thalberg Lifetime Achievement Award for always making us re-define our expectations and achieve new parameters on our enjoyment of his glory, from the three down after 13 win over J.B. Holmes in the first round, to Sunday's 8 and 7 win over Stewart Cink in the Match Play final. Cink was last seen getting scraped off the ArizonaRead More »from Yes he can!