x Abu Dhabi, UAESaturday 22 July 2017

Is golf better without Tiger Woods?

Tiger Woods is unlikely to defend his Dubai Desert Classic title in January. Is the sport better off without his dominance?

Tiger Woods is unlikely to defend his Dubai Desert Classic title in January, according to Mark O'Meara. Is the sport better off without his dominance? The world number one has been unstoppable at times and has claimed 14 majors in 11 years, with the last one being the US Open crown in June. He has not swung a club since then and the game has been less predictable and more open. Tour event wins have been shared by more players and even a European has won a major. Has Tiger's injury benefited the game? Or does the sport miss arguably the best golfer ever to pick up a club? Have your say.