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By Stephanie Wei under Tiger Woods

Thank you, thank you -- no presents, please!

Tiger Woods blows out 36 candles today — Friday, December 30th — so we’re sending him our best wishes and hope he has a wonderful day celebrating in top form.

Thirty-six. That’s actually quite young in golfer years, but Tiger’s an old 36.  Well, depends on how you see it, but naturally, the hot topic of discussion is whether or not he has time to beat Jack Nicklaus’ major championship record.

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By Merf under Tiger Woods

I based my column in this week’s Monterey County Herald on something SI.com’s Joe Posnanski wrote Sunday night about Tiger Woods. Posnanski is my favorite sports writer on any topic. He can even made NASCAR palatable for me. But Posnanski especially hits home when he hones in on Woods. After watching Woods finish an irrelevant 23rd at the British Open, Posnanski ponders the question why we still expect so much out of the world’s No. 1 player. Why are we afraid to say that he can’t win?

History suggests that we have reached the end of the Woods era.

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