Tiger Woods may or may not be back -- whatever that means -- but throughout the longest of Sundays on the Southern California coast, he was once again the champion he used to be.
Woods played 25 holes at a soggy Torrey Pines in 6-under par and, with 11 holes left in his final round at the Farmers Insurance Open, takes a commanding six-shot lead into the Monday finish.
It's been a virtuoso, vintage performance by Woods, who will surely win for the eighth time on a course he's loved since he was a boy, and one that's served to quiet wagging tongues.
John Senden, a normally circumspect Australian with one Tour win, started Sunday four shots behind Woods, but didn't think the tournament was over.
"You really do never know what can happen," he said.
"At the end of the day, as comfortable as he is, he's still a golfer just like us so anything is possible."
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