Originally posted on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 8/8/13
Oak Hill was there for the taking. Tiger Woods gave away too many chances. Woods had everything he needed to start the final major championship of the year on a good note. The conditions were soft, still and ideal for scoring. He was one shot out of the lead Thursday morning in the PGA Championship when he made the turn, and there was nothing to suggest he would stray too far away. Instead, he staggered off the course with double bogey on his last hole for a 1-over 71. That's not bad on a course where there typically is a premium on par. It just looked ordinary compared with the 28 rounds at par or better from other early starters in the opening round. A wasted opportunity? ''A little bit,'' Woods said. That was a phrase he mentioned three times when going over a round that featured four tough putts for par, but a round that should have been in red numbers. Oddly enough, it was his best stretch of golf that stalled his round. After making the turn at 2 under with a simple bun...
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