Question: Which would be the more remarkable achievement at this week’s US Open — Tiger Woods winning again, five years after his last win and 10 years after his last major, or Phil Mickelson completing the career Grand Slam at age 47?
“You’re comparing Cadillacs there, you know?’’ Justin Thomas said Tuesday. “Both would be unbelievable achievements. It’s hard to compare and say one would be better than the other. I think you just would have to recognize greatness if either one of them happened.’’
Curtis Strange, the last player to win back-to-back US Opens and a FOX Sports analyst who will be the on-course reporter for Woods’ group in Thursday’s opening round at Shinnecock Hills, was tongue-tied when presented the question.
“I like the question, but it’s a hard question,’’ he said. “Because how do you measure that? A comeback like that [by Woods] would be really,…