The 10 most intimidating golfers to be paired with

Tiger Woods
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When it comes to, "most intimidating golfers to be paired with," Tiger Woods seems like a natural for the list.

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Tuesday, January 15, 2013 | 10:05 a.m.

People who enjoy golf are often asked, "Who would make up your dream foursome?"

Among that foursome, you're bound to find at least one well-known, or even legendary professional golfer. But, if you take a closer look, you might just see that a particular, high-profile professional might actually be the last person you want to be paired with.


Easy. It's the intimidation factor.

Mike Dudurich, a featured columnist for, takes a look at 10 of the most intimidating players to be paired with in golf history. It's a pretty cool list and Dudurich even provides a reason for what makes each of these entries so intimidating.

Of course, if any of them are in your dream foursome, chances are they'd be a little nicer. Perhaps flattered, but all the while knowing they don't have to worry about your game. They're going to crush you anyway!

Here's how Dudurich begins the list:

Intimidation can manifest itself in a number of ways, whether it’s a look or an action or an attitude.

Because of that, a list of the most intimidating golfers to be paired with might contain quite a variety of names.The intimidation of Tiger Woods is not necessarily the same sort that Hale Irwin used to have.

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