David Leadbetter: No way Tiger Woods is breaking Jack Nicklaus’ record!

Boredom Spieth
Boredom Spieth
Boredom Spieth
Contributor

David Leadbetter is in India, living that international life of privilege that comes with being a (supposedly) top golf instructor.

This week, the reptilian Jos. A. Bank pitchman took a break from peddling his latest pageturner, The A Swing, to open a David Leadbetter Golf Academy at the Oxford Golf Resort for the good people of Pune. Leadbetter, now fired by his former top pupil, Lydia Ko, has taken a page out of Hank Haney’s book to remain relevant (no, not the odious Big Miss): Talking about Tiger Woods. Hopefully responding to a question about the 14-time major winner, Leadbetter commented

“Everybody asks will we see the old Tiger. Well you won’t.”

Burn!

Leadbetter went further:

“Personally, I don’t think he is going to break Jack Nicklaus’s record. If he wins one more Major, it will be a tremendous feat.”

So there you have it, mark the massacrer of the swings of Michelle Wie and Lydia Ko down for one more major for Woods…maybe, but nowhere near 18.

Start the discussion

to comment