Jack and Tiger, Tiger and Jack. As with so many of golf’s greatest-of-all-time discussions, the “Who is the best putter ever?” question generally comes down to two names: Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods.
As Jim Nantz, anchor for CBS Sports put it, “It’s Jack, and it’s Tiger. The two of them go hand in hand.”READ MORE: After 43 Days On The Run, The Woman Accused Of Killing An Elite San Francisco Cyclist Was Captured In Costa Rica
The order is up for debate though, and Tiger may still further distinguish himself as his career continues.READ MORE: Getting Answers: What Do Increased Releases From Folsom Dam Mean For Region's Water Levels?
Both players routinely made the putts they had to in high-pressure situations, though their approaches on the green were different. Jack often aimed to avoid that dreaded three-putt. Tiger tended to be more aggressive, holing more of his longer putts. But both put in the practice out of the spotlight to master the craft.
We asked CBS Sports golf analysts and personalities Amanda Balionis, Dottie Pepper, Gary McCord, Ian Baker-Finch, Jim Nantz, and Peter Kostis who they think the best putter ever is. Check out the video above for their answers.MORE NEWS: 'This Isn't Going To Hold Us Back': Drag Event In Woodland Stopped Over Alleged Threats Of Violence
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