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NEWTOWN SQUARE, PA - MAY 10: Tiger Woods addresses the media at the AT&T National Media Day at Aronimink Golf Club on May 10, 2010 in Newtown Square, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Hunter Martin/Getty Images)
Tiger Woods, intimidated? "You could see out there today, he's definitely not intimidated by me," Rory McIlroy said Thursday. Playing alongside the world No. 1, Woods shot a smooth 4-under 66 to tie for the lead at the FedEx Cup finale, the Tour Championship at East Lake. McIlroy, meanwhile, looked rusty from the outset, pulling an iron and stubbing a chip on the first to make the softest of bogeys and set the tone for the day. He needed to hole some big putts to shoot 69, leaving him in a tie for 12th in the 30-man field. Despite Greg Norman's assertion to me that Woods is intimidated by McIlroy, the fact is that he's now beaten the young Northern Irishman in six of their eight rounds together this year. "I enjoy playing with Rory," Woods said. "He's a great kid. Over the years there are certain pairings for me that I've enjoyed, and Rory is one of them." McIlroy said much the same thing about playing again with Woods, but he knows he's going to need to find the juggernaut wh...
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