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Cantlay vs Woods: Best High School golfer from OC?

Posted: Wed Jun 27, 2012 12:06 pm
by rvoltes5
First off I want to say that I have no clue about the sport of golf. I was reading this article in OCVarsity and it said that Cantlay was the best high school golfer in Orange County's history. Now, we all know about Tiger Woods. Has Cantlay surpassed Tiger in that regard?

Thoughts

(read the caption on slide 9)
http://www.ocvarsity.com/sections/artic ... 1&id=32490

Re: Cantlay vs Woods: Best High School golfer from OC?

Posted: Wed Jun 27, 2012 12:27 pm
by FallStar
He didn't receive as many awards and accolades as Woods, but the quality of competition Cantlay faced is much greater today than it was twenty years ago. Also, Tiger woods is a complete jerk.

Re: Cantlay vs Woods: Best High School golfer from OC?

Posted: Wed Jun 27, 2012 2:51 pm
by SoMelo
But Tiger wasn't a complete jerk 20 years ago so Cantlay has a lot of time to catch up

Re: Cantlay vs Woods: Best High School golfer from OC?

Posted: Wed Jun 27, 2012 3:08 pm
by FallStar
SoMelo wrote:But Tiger wasn't a complete jerk 20 years ago so Cantlay has a lot of time to catch up
He's always been a club-throwing crybaby. The guy can play some golf, but he's a POS human being.

Re: Cantlay vs Woods: Best High School golfer from OC?

Posted: Wed Jun 27, 2012 3:13 pm
by number9
FallStar wrote:
He's always been a club-throwing crybaby. The guy can play some golf, but he's a POS human being.

He was way nicer to me when we played against him then every private school country club kid was. He might nit be the best human now but he was a really nice high school kid.

Re: Cantlay vs Woods: Best High School golfer from OC?

Posted: Wed Jun 27, 2012 3:15 pm
by FallStar
number9 wrote:

He was way nicer to me when we played against him then every private school country club kid was. He might nit be the best human now but he was a really nice high school kid.
Stanford changed him for the worse. That's the only explanation.

Re: Cantlay vs Woods: Best High School golfer from OC?

Posted: Wed Jun 27, 2012 3:17 pm
by Ramon
FallStar wrote:
Stanford changed him for the worse. That's the only explanation.
I was lead to believe when Tiger's dad was around he was an amazing person...Once he passed Tiger descended into the depravity that was his downfall...No?

Re: Cantlay vs Woods: Best High School golfer from OC?

Posted: Wed Jun 27, 2012 3:29 pm
by FallStar
Ramon wrote: I was lead to believe when Tiger's dad was around he was an amazing person...Once he passed Tiger descended into the depravity that was his downfall...No?
Maybe. He always seemed like a poor sport and a crybaby to me. If things weren't going his way, he had a fit.

Re: Cantlay vs Woods: Best High School golfer from OC?

Posted: Wed Jun 27, 2012 3:51 pm
by MDDad
rvoltes5 wrote:I was reading this article in OCVarsity and it said that Cantlay was the best high school golfer in Orange County's history. Now, we all know about Tiger Woods. Has Cantlay surpassed Tiger in that regard?

Thoughts
Patrick Cantlay was a truly exceptional golfer as a high school kid. However, after what Beau Hossler did at the U.S. Open, I'm not even sure Cantlay is the best county golfer of the last four years.

Re: Cantlay vs Woods: Best High School golfer from OC?

Posted: Wed Jun 27, 2012 4:12 pm
by FallStar
MDDad wrote: Patrick Cantlay was a truly exceptional golfer as a high school kid. However, after what Beau Hossler did at the U.S. Open, I'm not even sure Cantlay is the best county golfer of the last four years.
An impressive performance, no doubt, but he has a pretty long way to go to surpass Cantlay.

Re: Cantlay vs Woods: Best High School golfer from OC?

Posted: Wed Jun 27, 2012 4:21 pm
by THETRUTH
Ramon wrote: I was lead to believe when Tiger's dad was around he was an amazing person...Once he passed Tiger descended into the depravity that was his downfall...No?

God no, there was some deep issues that Tiger had to grow up with. They are family issues and are really not our business. I am sure many of us wouldn't want certain things that have gone on in our lives public fuel for public discussion. This whole question is kind of lame if you ask me.

Re: Cantlay vs Woods: Best High School golfer from OC?

Posted: Wed Jun 27, 2012 4:35 pm
by Ramon
THETRUTH wrote:

God no, there was some deep issues that Tiger had to grow up with. They are family issues and are really not our business. I am sure many of us wouldn't want certain things that have gone on in our lives public fuel for public discussion. This whole question is kind of lame if you ask me.
I agree...

Re: Cantlay vs Woods: Best High School golfer from OC?

Posted: Wed Jun 27, 2012 6:12 pm
by ocfootballfan
rvoltes5 wrote:First off I want to say that I have no clue about the sport of golf. I was reading this article in OCVarsity and it said that Cantlay was the best high school golfer in Orange County's history. Now, we all know about Tiger Woods. Has Cantlay surpassed Tiger in that regard?

Thoughts

(read the caption on slide 9)
http://www.ocvarsity.com/sections/artic ... 1&id=32490
Patrick is a good player(obviously) but to suggest he is better than Tiger was(in high school) is utter non-sense. Where do people get off even suggesting this crap?

Re: Cantlay vs Woods: Best High School golfer from OC?

Posted: Wed Jun 27, 2012 7:19 pm
by SoMelo
ocfootballfan wrote:
Patrick is a good player(obviously) but to suggest he is better than Tiger was(in high school) is utter non-sense. Where do people get off even suggesting this crap?
--:-- stats??

Re: Cantlay vs Woods: Best High School golfer from OC?

Posted: Wed Jun 27, 2012 7:33 pm
by ND7
See Melo, we do agree sometimes. We're practically married. :D

Re: Cantlay vs Woods: Best High School golfer from OC?

Posted: Wed Jun 27, 2012 7:42 pm
by crayegg
ND7, my brother. Long time no type. What up Dude? PM me.

Re: Cantlay vs Woods: Best High School golfer from OC?

Posted: Wed Jun 27, 2012 9:45 pm
by FallStar
ocfootballfan wrote:
Patrick is a good player(obviously) but to suggest he is better than Tiger was(in high school) is utter non-sense. Where do people get off even suggesting this crap?
Competition level and evolution of the game.

Only four or five golfers in history have even shot a better single-round score than Cantlay, who holds the all-time amateur record. That is, if you don't count Kim Jong Il's score of 38 under par.

Re: Cantlay vs Woods: Best High School golfer from OC?

Posted: Wed Jun 27, 2012 10:39 pm
by ocexport
Wiki states Tiger won back to back to back, while Cantley is winless in the US Amatuer.

Re: Cantlay vs Woods: Best High School golfer from OC?

Posted: Wed Jun 27, 2012 11:24 pm
by FallStar
ocexport wrote:Wiki states Tiger won back to back to back, while Cantley is winless in the US Amatuer.
He was at Stanford when he won all three of those. Cantlay might be more decorated as a collegiate athlete, though. He won just about every player of the year award there is and holds the record for longest run being ranked as the #1 amateur in the world.

Re: Cantlay vs Woods: Best High School golfer from OC?

Posted: Thu Jul 05, 2012 4:31 pm
by THETRUTH
rvoltes5 wrote:First off I want to say that I have no clue about the sport of golf. I was reading this article in OCVarsity and it said that Cantlay was the best high school golfer in Orange County's history. Now, we all know about Tiger Woods. Has Cantlay surpassed Tiger in that regard?

Thoughts

(read the caption on slide 9)
http://www.ocvarsity.com/sections/artic ... 1&id=32490

Interesting, they both had football coaches as high school golf coaches and came from Northwest Orange County(Cypress and Los Al). I think the big difference when you compare them is what were there real goals Cantalay most likely wanted to win state do really well in college and turn pro. Tiger wanted to win 18 plus majors and all the tournaments he could along the way. His high school schedule took a back seat to those goals, although remember, he was OC golfer of the year as a freshman in high school He was the youngest US Junior Ametuer champ at the time and only player to win 3 of them, he 15 when he played in his first PGA event and several golfing publications named him the top junior in the world while in high school!

Cantalay is doing fine, was great in high school, but really, it is not even close guys!

BTW, how big of a horrible AD can you be when Tigers HS coach tells you to shove it because you tried to screw him and athletics over at Rosary? You think Servite took a big step or not when they got rid of of Ickes!