Originally posted on FOX Sports  |  Last updated 1/27/13
Torrey Pines may be Tiger Woods' territory, but he hasn't won here since 2008. His performance for much of Sunday at the Farmers Insurance Open, though, was reminiscent of his play during those simpler years. Woods shot 3-under-par 69 to take a four-shot lead into the final round, which was to start Sunday after a short break and complete Monday. Woods was six strokes ahead until he reached the par-5 18th, which he bogeyed after finding a bunker off the tee and with his third shot. Brad Fritsch, a 35-year-old rookie off the Web.com Tour, was Woods' closest pursuer at the end of the third round. He birdied No. 18 to reach 10 under par. Fritsch is trying to extend this streak: A 2012 Web.com Tour graduate has finished first or second in each of the season's first two full-field events. Woods was victorious the last time he played on a Monday at Torrey Pines. That was in the 2008 US Open, where he needed 19 holes to dispatch of Rocco Mediate. This is Woods' largest 54-hole lead si...
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