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We might have blamed Fred Couples for his Presidents Cup pick of Tiger Woods over some of the younger players that had a great year, but if Friday was any indication of what we could see from Tiger, Couples might come off like a genius.
According to Tim Rosaforte, Tiger broke the course record at The Medalist, a Greg Norman design in Florida, on Friday, shooting a 62 to best the previous record by two shots. How did he do it? By posting a back-nine 29 that included seven birdies, not bad for a man that has broke 70 only once on tour since returning from injury in August.
What does this tell us about Tiger's game? Well, not a lot really, because it wasn't really a competition of sorts, but at least he's producing scores on tough golf courses. I've heard from a couple LPGA friends of mine that Tiger has been asking just about anyone with a staff bag to tee it up in hopes of sharpening his game, and if ...