Sydney, Nov.15: Greg Norman has vowed to turn the heat up on Tiger Woods at this week’s Presidents Cup.
“I asked Adam if it worked out that way, did he have a problem with it? He said, ‘Not at all. I’ll play him and win a point for you.’
“That is the sort of attitude I want and Tiger is very much that way when he walks on there. He kind of says, ‘I’m here to beat you’.”
Woods’ best performance for two years – third at last weekend’s Australian Open – lifted him eight places to 50th in the new world rankings.
But he will still be under huge pressure to deliver at Royal Melbourne, as a controversial wild card for the 12-man USA team that squares up to Norman’s Internationals.
There are still 18 Americans ahead of him on the world list, including USPGA champion Keegan Bradley, who rocketed to 26th in his rookie season on the US Tour.
Internationals skipper Norman admits he would relish watching Woods take on Adam Scott and his ex-caddie Steve Williams, who caused a stir over racist remarks last week. Aussie legend Norman said: “If Adam against Tiger happens, it happens. (ANI)