Golf needs a Tiger Woods victory

Majors, like this week's Open Championship, would be better off if world No. 1 won

Updated: July 18, 2013, 11:12 AM ET
By Ian O'Connor | ESPN.com

GULLANE, Scotland -- Gary Player was racewalking out of Muirfield, home of his first of three Open Championship titles, when he started a spirited debate with himself around the best sports bar question in golf.

Tiger or Jack?

"Tiger Woods is the most talented man that ever played golf," Player declared.

More talented than Nicklaus, fellow big-three titan?

Player stopped for a reporter on his way to his idling car to ponder the question.

"Well, I'd say yes," ...

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