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Thursday, April 5, 2012
What's different since Tiger Woods won Masters?


From 1997-2005, Tiger Woods won the Masters four times. Even after Augusta was "Tiger proofed," it was common to see the guy in the red shirt slip on a green jacket. But Woods -- the favorite at this week's Masters -- hasn't won at Augusta in seven years, a span of more than 2,550 days, meaning kids in middle school are likely too young to remember his triumph in a playoff over Chris DiMarco, on April 10, 2005:

Woods, 29, who had just won his ninth major and seemed a lock to beat Jack Nicklaus' record of 18, knew then that beating Jack would be hard -- just not this hard. Said Woods that day in 2005: "There's a long way to go."