Tiger Woods ‘expected’ to win again, says agent Mark Steinberg

For 20 years, Mark Steinberg has had a front row seat for one of the greatest sports careers of all time. Having managed Tiger Woods since 1998, Steinberg has been at his side for the incredible highs and the debilitating lows.From ruling the golf world to personal crises, multiple surgeries and a descent to 1,199th … Continue reading “Tiger Woods ‘expected’ to win again, says agent Mark Steinberg”

For 20 years, Mark Steinberg has had a front row seat for one of the greatest sports careers of all time.

Having managed Tiger Woods since 1998, Steinberg has been at his side for the incredible highs and the debilitating lows.From ruling the golf world to personal crises, multiple surgeries and a descent to 1,199th in the world rankings.

    The last 12 months have seen Woods mount an astonishing comeback, culminating in a first PGA Tour win in over five years at September’s Tour Championship. And while many thought the American’s days at the top of the leaderboard were over, Steinberg insists the man himself never doubted he’d be back.Read More”Well it was obviously great for golf,” Steinberg told CNN Living Golf’s Shane O’Donoghue of Woods’ win at Atlanta’s East Lake Golf Club.”It was exciting but Tiger expected that to happen.”‘Did it happen sooner than anticipated?” added Steinberg, “maybe, but he had a plan, he had a vision, he stuck to it. “Most importantly he stayed healthy and he played more golf than he thought he would play, more consecutive weeks than he thought he would play.”

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        “Business is pretty strong right now and we’re fortunate that we’re in the position where we’re assessing opportunities rather than chasing them. Interest in appearances around the world is booming once again,” he said. ”We’re certainly going to be a bit more sensitive and careful on long-haul trips. For the past 20 years Tiger has been one of the true global travelers for golf but I think he’s just going to be more cognizant of his body, what makes sense for his schedule and just to make sure that he’s healthy.”

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