"In the game's professional era, simply entertaining the thought of achieving a Grand Slam would have been considered preposterous before Tiger," said Scotland's Colin Montgomerie recently. "He's completely redefined the parameters of possibility. Count me among those who think we'll never again see his equal."
"Winged Foot, that was the one that I really should have done better on the report card," said Montgomerie, momentarily wistful yesterday before moving back to the present. "But never mind, there you go. Now we're a year later, and we'll see how we do here."