Originally posted on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 6/1/13
A triple bogey from the middle of the fairway and Tiger Woods made the turn at the Memorial tournament on Saturday in 44 strokes. Forty. Four. A solid start if you're a Sunday morning hacker with a bad slice dreaming of cracking 90 for the first time. Not such a good number, however, when you're the world's best golfer and maybe the greatest of all time. Forty-four into G.O.A.T doesn't go. It was, needless to say, the worst nine holes of Woods' professional career, clipping the 43s he'd shot at the 1996 Tour Championship (after his father was hospitalized), '07 Bay Hill and in 2010 at Quail Hollow. It wasn't a round day for everyone. Matt Kuchar shot a 2-under 70 that gave him a two-shot lead going into the final round. I was going to ask Woods how old he was the last time he played seven holes in eight over par but Woods -- who finished with a seven over par 79, tying his career-worst score in the US -- wasn't in the mood to chat. But let's not dial 911 and call for an ambu...
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