5 majors is the move mark to turn out to be a “legend of the sport” in accordance with Aussie Adam Scott who has made that his goal in a world the place Tiger Woods not makes gamers really feel inferior.
Scott, who rocketed again in to the world high 10 final yr on the again of his greatest season since 2016, this week returns to the scene of his maiden PGA Tour breakthrough in Boston in 2003.
The one Aussie to win the US Masters, Scott stated he managed early profession success regardless of taking part in within the shadow of Woods, whose dominance in the course of the early 2000s impacted each participant.
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“I used to be form of on that stand up as being a younger professional, however then when you form of get close to the Prime-10 on the planet, it’s an actual totally different degree to take care of and push all the best way up there,” Scott stated on Tuesday in Boston.
“And I feel, you recognize, trying again on it now, it‘s arduous to recollect precisely the affect and a spotlight and intimidation that Tiger drew to golf tournaments, nevertheless it was vital to each participant that was out right here.
“I feel if anybody was taking part in at the moment they usually have been being trustworthy, there’s little question he made an enormous distinction.
“(Trying again) I feel I’d have instructed myself to form of give you a method to dam out precisely what Tiger was doing in making us all really feel barely inferior to him.”
Woods can be taking part in simply his fifth occasion of the yr because the FedEx Cup playoffs start with the Northern Belief Open this week.
Scott not feels inferior to the 15-time main winner, having compiled 29 worldwide wins himself together with greater than $75 million in prize cash.
The Aussie additionally collected his lone main, the 2013 Masters, and reiterated that, regardless of now being 40, his goal was to win extra majors to have the ability to put down his golf equipment absolutely happy along with his profession.
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“I all the time felt like an actual legend of the sport form of was a five-time main champion and I nonetheless really feel that‘s related,” Scott stated.
“That‘s to not take something away from gamers who’ve received a number of majors and had unimaginable careers, however you recognize, there can solely be so many legends of the sport.
“It’s a must to draw the road someplace and that‘s what I take into consideration in my head and my objectives, and I really feel like I wish to win a number of majors.
“You recognize, yeah, 5 nonetheless appears fairly clear to me. That’s a fairly powerful objective. I solely have a couple of years to do it however I nonetheless suppose one thing like that may be incredible.”
Initially printed as Scott’s move mark for golf legend standing