3. Tiger won the Bridgestone in vintage fashion, flirting with 59 on Friday and lapping the field before he even teed off in the final round. What is your favorite Tiger win and why?
Shipnuck: '97 Masters. Golf changed forever that week.
Van Sickle: Tiger's Canadian Open win in 2000 was one of his most amazing because he won it by hitting a shot that no one else could've done-- a 6-iron from a fairway bunker with a 210-yard carry over a lake. That showed how much stronger and better he was than mere mortals. That was mind-boggling.
Ritter: The 2000 U.S. Open is my favorite Tiger win. I had just graduated from college, and I remember watching it with a group of friends at a bar and my buddy Shaun saying in between beers, "He's not that good." It remains one of the worst sports predictions in recorded history.
Morfit: I liked his comeback to blow the doors off Matt Gogel at Pebble, which was notable for its audacious show of firepower, and the 15-shot U.S. Open win at Pebble the same year, for the same reason.
Godich: It has to be the 15-shot victory at the 2000 U.S. Open. Not only did he lap the field, but he was the only player to finish under par. It was golf played at its finest, and Tiger never took his foot off the gas pedal.
Passov: The greatest tournament golf ever played was likely Tiger's crushing dominance at the 2000 U.S. Open at Pebble Beach, where he won by 15, even with a triple-bogey, but my favorite Tiger win was his first professional major, the 1997 Masters. After opening with a 40 on the front, the 21-year-old with the weight and expectation as golf's "future" smashed every scoring mark and broke a few racial barriers in the process. It was electric being on the grounds that week.
4. What will you remember most about this year's Women's British Open: Stacy Lewis' birdie-birdie finish for the win or Inbee Park's Grand Slam hopes being blown away in the wind?
Morfit: The latter.
Godich: Let's give credit where credit is due: Much like Phil's finish at Muirfield, Lewis birdied three of the last five holes at St. Andrews to rally to victory. That's all the more impressive when you consider she did it on a windswept day when she had to play 36 holes.
Shipnuck: Stacy's brilliance, for sure. Her victory was the second best possible outcome for the LPGA.
Ritter: History will probably remember Inbee, but I'll remember Lewis' impressive birdie-birdie finish ... and the way St. Andrews shined in HD.
Van Sickle: It's gotta be Stacy's finish. Inbee Park's run was pretty much over after two rounds. What didn't happen is never as big as what did happen.
Passov: By the time I got around to watching it on Sunday, Park had long been a non-factor, and with it, my interest in the tournament. Kudos to Lewis, but seeing Pressel, Pettersen and especially Choi do nothing down the stretch didn't help matters. Still, with that cool breeze and blue sky dotted with billowing white clouds, the Old Course was a treat to watch. That's what I'll remember -- how much I enjoy seeing great players compete at St. Andrews.
Lynch: Lewis won it and that's what the week should be remembered for. Who birdies the Road Hole? That was quality.