There's no shock that Tiger Woods -- at more than $117 million in 2008 -- tops Golf Digest's list of top 50 earners in golf. But a couple of the names in the top 5 haven't won a PGA Tour event in more than a decade, writes GolfWorld's Ron Sirak.
Even though Tiger's father, Earl, passed away a few years ago, the elder Woods still has a major impact in shaping his son's game. That became evident again throughout Tiger's remarkable victory at the U.S. Open, writes Golf World's Ron Sirak.
Tiger Woods isn't even in the tournament, yet the salient question surrounding the Players Championship is clear: Who has the moxie and drive to make the case he is clearly the second-best player in the world?
With the Tiger Woods show on hiatus until Thursday's Arnold Palmer Invitational, GolfWorld's Ron Sirak shares many of the things he doesn't "get" about golf -- including how anyone wouldn't enjoy the pure genius of the game's No. 1 player.
With a commanding lead halfway through the Buick Invitational, it's apparent that Tiger Woods will win this week. And yet, writes Ron Sirak, the lack of suspense doesn't mean it will be any less entertaining.