Tiger Woods jetted into Britain yesterday to start a three-pronged assault on tournaments staged within the UK & Eire, and he was more than pleased to lend his weight to the present debate doing the rounds in places of work and pubs all around the nation as to which man is essentially the most dominant sportsman on this planet. The selection appears to have been narrowed down to 3: Woods, who’s having fun with unprecedented domination over his rivals in golf; Swiss tennis star Roger Federer (pictured with Woods and the US Open tennis trophy), who on Sunday secured his ninth grand slam title on the comparatively tender age of 25; or German Components One celebrity Michael Schumacher, who’s chasing his eighth world title and introduced his impending retirement from the game on Sunday. “I have to vote for Michael because of his consistency over a long period of time,” stated Woods. “He has performed year-in, year-out under immense pressure in a global sport. It’s hard to seperate yourself in any sport, but it’s much easier to do so in an individual sport. There’s nobody else to rely on and if you perform well you’re going to win. What you are seeing at the moment with myself, Roger and Michael is that we have been consistent over the years. You have to bring it each and every time you compete.” Woods additionally had a lot to say about his new-found friendship with Federer. Woods was within the crowd at Flushing Meadow in New York as Federer defeated the American Andy Roddick to win his third consecutive US Open.
“It’s neat to have a person to talk to,” he stated. “The things he is dealing with and I am going through are very similar.We have a lot in common and I think we are going to be friends for a long time.” The three tournaments that Woods is taking in on his go to to the UK and Eire are this week’s HSBC World Matchplay Championship at Wentworth, the Ryder Cup on the Ok Membership in Eire and the WGC American Categorical Championship at The Grove. He identified that he was trying ahead to all three occasions and cited the HSBC World Matchplay as preferrred preparation for subsequent week’s Ryder Cup conflict with Europe. “I want to win all three events I play in, no doubt about that,” he stated. “They are three great weeks right in a row. The HSBC World Matchplay Championship is a very historic event that I’ve yet to win and the format will be ideal preparation for the Ryder Cup.”