Already people are questioning who will be Tiger's heir apparent to the golf throne and the simplest answer should be "nobody and everybody".
It appears that Tiger Woods will not be in this year's Masters Tournament due to surgery on a pinched nerve in his back. What this really means is that he will not have to endure the embarrassment of missing out on another opportunity to win a major.
For some reason, many amateur golfers refuse to understand that golf clubs are like clothes - they look (perform) best when they are "tailored" for the person.
This course should automatically become number one in Viet Nam and Top 10 in Asia. I would even go so far as to predict it could land in the Top 100 of the world.
I am pretty sure my original opinion will hold up after this visit and the full 18 holes, but we will see. After all, I wouldn't want Ben Styles to get complacent.
No unnatural movements which can easily result in injury. The human body is capable of producing amazing power and speed - providing you allow the body to function correctly.
A few people diehard fans of Le Tigre claim I have been drinking "Haterade" because I don't think Tiger Woods will achieve his goal of eclipsing Jack Nicklaus's record for major tournament wins, but it has nothing to do with hating, disliking or anything else.
The major differences are that, in stroke play, you can goad your opponent into doing something he normally wouldn't do, like take a chance.
For me, you say Valentine's Day and the first thing that comes to mind is Al Capone and the St Valentine's Day Massacre in Chicago back in the shoot 'em up days. Yes, my mind works in strange ways most times.
With the Year of the Horse entering at full gallop, we need to think about setting reasonable, yet achievable goals for the coming year.
To me, the best thing about Tet is that everything quiets down and I can collect my thoughts. It's a good time to assess the past year and reassess goals for the coming year. It's also a good time to play golf because most of the courses are a lot quieter.
Maids welcome end to discrimination
After more than 10 years as a full-time housemaid with a Vietnamese family in Ha Noi, Dao Thi Thom, 29, has never been offered health insurance or social insurance like other workers. This is because, despite the fact she has a contract, most Vietnamese, including authorities, have never viewed a maid's job as actual work.
Pho versus KFC: Food for serious thought
A series of global fast food restaurants recently made their foray across the main roads of large cities, such as Ha Noi and HCM City.
"Have you ever visited the 'royal gardens' in Quang Ba near the West Lake?" Truong Kim Trang, a young student in Ha Noi, asked her classmates.
Youth turn away from serious literature
Viet Nam officially celebrates Book Day on April 21, but many believe this is a small step to rouse people's interest in books and cannot immediately alter their reading habits.
Online reports should not invade privacy
"There are no ugly women in the world, only lazy ones", said beauty expert Helena Rubinstein. She was right. Women have the right to dress themselves well and make themselves more beautiful.
I felt as though I was the central character of the movie Confessions of a Shopaholic, the perfect exemple of how credit card is the cornerstone of America's consumerism.
Most civil servants who drink appear to enjoy their tipple a bit too much, leaving a negative impact on their work at state agencies in Viet Nam.
Everyone knows that in the media, speed is what counts and the quicker a story spreads, the more popular it becomes. The web has clear advantages in spreading the news. However, with so many competing sources, accuracy is often the price that is paid.
Fake celeb Facebook pages cause a stir
Famous Vietnamese pop singer Thai Thuy Linh expressed shock upon discovering the seemingly endless number of Facebook pages falsely claiming to represent her on the Internet.
Young students lack standard English programme
The Ministry of Education and Training has ordered kindergartens across the country to stop offering English programmes in any form, including extra-curricula activities.
Hoang Van Anh, a deputy director at a company in Ha Noi, earns an impressive monthly salary. But her husband's lack of willingness to share the work of the household has put their marriage "at the edge of divorce".


Mekong summit calls for greater riparian co-operation Mekong summit calls for greater riparian co-operation

Mekong River riparian countries have improved co-operation since the first Mekong River Commission (MRC) summit held in Thailand four years ago, a senior Vietnamese official has said.

Viet Nam attempts to hold back deadly measles strain Viet Nam attempts to hold back deadly measles strain

The head of Viet Nam's General Department of Preventive Medicine, Tran Dac Phu, announced on Tuesday that the department would work to contain the outbreak of measles over the coming months.

Da Nang plans a greener future Da Nang plans a greener future

The central city of Da Nang will have a face-lift as it becomes a green city following the Prime Minister's decision on the city's adjusted master urban plan for 2030 and 2050.

Delta households face water shortage Delta households face water shortage

More than 377,000 people in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta face a fresh water shortage because of saline water intrusion in the area, according to the National Centre for Rural Clean Water Supply and Environmental Sanitation.

Ha Noi to host National Shooting Cup 1    Ha Noi to host National Shooting Cup

The National Shooting Cup is scheduled to take place in the Ha Noi-based National Sports Training Centre from April 16 to 24.