Transcript for Tiger Woods discusses his new memoir ‘The 1997 Masters: My Story’
1997 masters my story all about his unforgettable run when he grew to become the youngest masters winner ever. Welcome. Thanks a lot. 20 years in the past. Arduous to imagine. Arduous to imagine as a result of I used to be there. I used to be there. And have you learnt for if you look again at that inexperienced jacket, a 21-year-old what goes via your thoughts. My garments did not match. So saggy. It was a unique period but it surely was arduous to imagine that, you realize, I used to be in a position to pull that off and there is a lot nice tales and nice recollections from that week, that I share with everybody within the e-book. Not solely pull it off you gained a 12 stroke, exceptional. We’ve got an awesome image of you after the match if you fell asleep. Yeah, present this image of when tiger fell asleep. Take a look at you, man. That is not about falling asleep. I celebrated. I like that. You place your self to sleep in a sure means. I used to be studying a e-book yesterday. One factor I beloved in regards to the e-book it is a lot about your father and lots of the teachings he taught you and jogs my memory in regards to the relationship with my father. For you all of the issues your father taught you what are a few of the most memorable? I believe that nicely care and share, you gout of what you set into it. There’s so many issues he taught me through the years. I truly nonetheless go on to my youngsters and being current with my youngsters. My dad would all the time be certain that once we talked he’d by no means sat above me. All the time made certain he was eye degree and all the time talked to me, not right down to me and I all the time did the identical factor, kneel down and ensure we’re the identical degree it is wonderful the bond you possibly can construct that and my dad that with me and I am attempting to do it with my youngsters. Little small issues like that. Talking of youngsters if you had been — you had been on “The Mike Douglas” present if you had been a tiny tot hitting golf balls. I imply, take a look at this. What do you consider that swing? What about that hair? It was in regards to the hair. Critical hair. Did you assume you had recreation again then. I did not know. I am 2. So I do not know something however solely factor I bear in mind from that present was the quantity of meals within the again room. I’ve by no means seen that a lot meals in my life and it was eye opening. And I do know you battled some accidents just lately and you’ve got needed to pull out of some excursions. Do you assume you may play and get an opportunity to play within the masters. God, I hope so. I am attempting all the pieces to get again and attempt to play. I like that occasion. It is meant a lot to me, the primary main I ever performed again in ’95 and so — As a school pupil. As a school pupil so it has a lot historical past and that means to me that I like to get again. You have had so many challenges however you assume bodily or mentally you are in a position to get again to the purpose the place you possibly can compete on a constant foundation. I have to get again bodily. I do know that the thoughts is sharp. I simply have to get the physique keen to do it. That is the arduous half is getting the prep time in and I have not been in a position to get as a lot prep time in. Hadn’t been Vrabel to coach like I used to, apply like I used to so it has been tougher and, you realize, my priorities have modified so much. My youngsters now dominate nye life and, you realize, I believe that is a superb factor. I believe all people is hoping and wishing you may compete within the masters as a result of it makes it that significantly better. Actually does. And — Thanks. You write about your secret weapon, the cocoon of focus. What’s that? I simply get into my very own little zone, my very own little world and there actually is nothing that’s outdoors of that. I get so dialed into what I am doing that it seems like time slows down and I really feel very snug in that second. It is loopy to sort of I suppose be in that place however — it seems like — whether or not it is a zobrist otherwise you understand it other ways. It might be taking place fast however is occurring slowly and it is neat. Sluggish for you and quick for everyone else. You higher get into that as a result of I wish to problem you to a placing contest. Come on, buddy. Let’s go do that. We acquired our judges right here. Okay. This can be a little bit one for you. I simply want one membership. 30 seconds on the membership. Six balls. What was that? Nothing. Sara and Jesse, you are our judges. Regardless of having lots of expertise on the golf course we’re offering coloration commentary and discuss in our golf whispers. Do we now have to whisper. Putters, prepare. Do not screw this up, Michael. Stress. Putt. All proper. Straight away. Michael Strahan. Oh my gosh. Not so arduous, Michael. Much less, much less, woe. You understand. Do not sound so disenchanted in me. You are tied proper now. Intention for the opening now. Placing with a 5 iron. Ooh. Michael. That is three for Michael. Tiger oh. Time is up. And it’s a — wait, wait.
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