Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 11/15/14
Putts are falling, fists are pumping, rivals melting. Golf is going back to the future. Somehow, a Saturday at Bay Hill that began rather gloomily for Tiger Woods ended with such familiarity. Woods has the lead at the Arnold Palmer Invitational, a tournament he's won seven times. He made five big par saves in his first 10 holes of the third round, but with Justin Rose 4-under through his opening five holes, Woods fell six shots off the Englishman's lead. He was losing touch, but then Woods did what he does: picked up his pace and, coincidentally or not, Rose started to wobble -- literally, as he'd later admit to feeling his legs go out from under him in the closing stretch. Rose played the back nine in three strokes over par. Carried by an exquisite eagle -- his third of the tournament -- on the par-5 16th, Woods didn't wait to be invited to the top of the leaderboard. After an impressive 6-under 66, Woods now takes a two-shot lead into Sunday's final round, looking to win t...
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