Our Favorite Tigerisms
August 09, 2011
The insider analysis
"My start lines were good. They were nice and tight."
The fallback cliche
"It is what it is."
The insider analysis that digs at a former coach
"My swing was more of a wipey swing, just kind of wiping it out there, so I wasn't getting a full transfer of energy, so now I'm swinging easier."
More insider analysis that digs at a former coach
"I'm hitting it so much more flush."
The indifferent course critique
"It's right there in front of you."
The insider analysis that most golfers can't relate to
"If I can't control my 'traj' I can't hit the ball the right distance."
The vague prediction
"It all depends on the pins."
The fill-in caddie
The former caddie
The loyal buddy
The chronic swing flaw
The fallback explanation of a mediocre round
"It's all part of the process."
The immodest assessment
"I hit a lot of beautiful putts."
The I'm-not-here-to-make-friends throwdown
"I figure there is no point in going to a tournament if you don't think you can win."
The justification for tape delays