Originally posted on FOX Sports  |  Last updated 7/23/13
Tiger Woods doesn't really believe he "played well" in finishing in a tie for sixth at the Open Championship. For whatever reason -- perhaps because it protects his brand and is the easiest way to deal with disappointment -- he feels the urge to act like he's "right there." "I'm very pleased with the way I'm playing, there's no doubt," Woods said after shooting 74 at Muirfield on Sunday. "I'm right there and I hit a ton of good shots this week, and the only thing that I would look back on this week is I just never got the speed (of the greens) after the first day, because it progressively got slower." So we are to believe the man many think of as the greatest ever is happy to finish sixth because he can't adjust to the speed of greens in three days? We are to believe that he's "right there" when he's shot 25 over on the weekends at majors since the start of 2012 (after being eight under on Thursdays and Fridays)? I leave the Scottish shores with two enduring images of Woods' l...
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