It was over on Thursday, as Tiger gave a clinic in all phases of the game, quashed any doubts about his swing changes and moved to double digits in major wins.
The embattled Scot put up a good fight at the Old Course and had his best finish (second) at the British. Is he still the best player never to have won a major?
This time the pounds put on Jack. The retiring champ became only the third living person to appear on Scottish currency, and the only nonroyal.
The home team fared well, with Monty coming in second and Lloyd Saltman, a native of Craigielaw, finishing 15th and taking the prize for low amateur.
Mr. Grip It and Rip It blew off the champions dinner, saying, "You can't get a jacket and tie on this fat boy," then went out and shot an impressive five under.
Greg Norman, Tom Watson
The two seniors were super, with Watson guiding Nicklaus home, then sticking around to finish one under, while Norman, who'll make his senior debut this week, finished at one over.
The Old Course
The sea; the links; the quirky, strategic course; and that guy with the weird voice who reads the introductions made for a great week of golf.