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Tiger Woods' winless streak in the majors has officially moved into its sixth calendar year, and this one got ugly during the weekend.
Over his final 36 holes, Woods carded 11 bogeys and a triple-bogey against only four birdies, spiraling out of contention on a layout that he thought he would fairway metal to death.
But it was his putter that truly let him down. Woods picked up 128 putts on the week -- an average of 32 per round. The putting woes came as Woods performed better than the field average in fairways hit at 70 percent (vs. field at 62.28 percent) and in greens in regulation at 65 percent (field at 58.56 percent).
"I struggled with the speed all week. These greens are grainy. It's one of the older bent grasses, creeping bent," Woods said. "So it's a little bit grainy. I struggled with the speed, especially right around the hole, putts were breaking a lot more. I gave it a little more break, and then it would hang. That's kind of the way it...
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(Eds: Adds AP Photos.) By JIM LITKE AP Sports Columnist ''Hello, Merion Golf Club. May I help you?''
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