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Golf: Tiger opens 2014 mindful of time in chasing Nicklaus

Published on Jan 23, 2014 6:34 AM
 
Tiger Woods hits out of the bunker during the Zurich ProAm the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines Golf Course on Jan 22, 2014 in La Jolla, California. Woods says he still feels in the prime of his career, but admits time is vanishing in his chase of the record 18 majors won by Jack Nicklaus. -- PHOTO: AFP

LA JOLLA, United States (AFP) - Top-ranked Tiger Woods says he still feels in the prime of his career, but admits time is vanishing in his chase of the record 18 majors won by Jack Nicklaus.

Woods, a 14-time major winner, makes his 2014 debut on Thursday seeking his ninth career triumph at Torrey Pines and his eighth victory at the $6.1 million PGA Farmers Insurance Open.

The 38-year-old superstar comes off a 2013 season in which he won five times but came no closer to his dream since childhood of surpassing Nicklaus.

"I'm not done with my career," Woods said on Wednesday. "I'm still in, I feel, my peak years. I'm still playing well.

 
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