World's Former Top Golfer Still Chasing Nicklaus Despite 7-Year Major Drought

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (CBSNewYork/AP) — Tiger Woods is still gunning for Jack Nicklaus’ record.

Despite a slump that has sent him plummeting to No. 241 in the world golf rankings, Woods remains confident that he can win at least four more majors in his career.

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“I know some of you guys think I’m buried and done, but I’m still right here in front of you,” he told reporters on Tuesday.

Woods comes into the British Open with 14 major titles on his resume, but his last victory in one of golf’s biggest events came at the 2008 U.S. Open. Nicklaus holds the record with 18 major championships.

Woods laughed off a question about how long he has left in the game.

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“Retirement? Well, I don’t have my AARP card yet,” he said.

Woods pointed out he doesn’t turn 40 until December.

“My body has healed from the surgery last year and I’ve changed the swing at the same time,” Woods said. “So I’ve had to fight both these things at the same time.”

Woods is a three-time British Open winner, capturing two of his titles at the Old Course.

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