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Tiger Woods on winning 18 majors: 'It takes a career'

By Kyle Porter | Golf Writer

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Rachel Nichols sat down with Tiger Woods last week in Turkey to talk Lindsey Vonn, his kids, his future, and whether or not he's actually a dork.

Woods was more open than usual (though still fairly buttoned-up) and addressed his recent injury history.

"To finally come out on the other side where I feel more consistent."

He also said that mentally it's taken a while to get back to where he wants to be but that he's finally there.

"I didn't go to the range and say 'I have 10 thoughts I need to work on' it was just warm up, go play."

On why he's continuing to get better as a golfer.

"You start eliminating mistakes as you get older. You learn how to attack a golf course."

I thought the answer about being patient enough to get to 18 majors was really interesting.

"It takes a career. It takes a long time to win a lot of major championships. Since 2008 I've been there with a chance to win half of them."

His comment on how the Internet has affected sports is certainly true.

"The Internet has changed everything and how our sport is looked upon."

Finally he talked about Lindsey Vonn and the training she goes through to get ready for something like the Olympics and compared it to some of his peers.

"You look at some of the guys on tour, they have huge guts and can't breathe when they go up to tee boxes but they can still win golf tournaments."

Vonn recently called Woods "dorky-goofy" and Tiger didn't disagree.

"I do have that nerdy side of me, that's probably why I got into Stanford."

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