Spring is in the air for sure. How do we know? Well, let's see. More sunshine, warmer days, the MLB season started. And oh yeah, The Masters! Golf's first major, and arguably its most prestigious, of the year sets the stage for everyone to wonder about the current state of Tiger Woods' golf game. So, naturally, we went to our expert golf writers to see what they had to say. For all of our other chats from this week, check out our chat archive page.
How will Tiger's distance control come into play at Augusta? There's not too many holes you can miss short or long and still salvage a good number.
Michael Collins, golf writer
It'll play huge but Tiger knows the course so well he knows where to miss and he'll always err on the safe side. It's why he's finished 4th the last two years on one leg. Full transcript
If Tiger can post top 5's at Augusta the past 2 years with his golf game in shambles, I guess that means we should expect him to be right at the top of the leaderboard come the back 9 on Sunday?
Bog Harig, golf writer
It doesn't necessarily mean that. But it does suggest that his course knowledge is a big help and that if his game is in good shape he should be able to do even better. But we all know things happen even when guys are playing well. Full transcript
Aaron L. (Missouri)
If Tiger happens to win this week, how many tour wins do you think he earns this year?
Farrell Evans, golf writer
I said that TW would only win twice this year. If he wins this week, you have to believe he might really win five or six times again in one year. Full transcript