Found March 09, 2013 on Fox Sports:
The day before the clocks go forward, Tiger Woods wound them back. For the third straight round on the Trump Doral Blue Monster, he played like it was 2000 again. After an impressive Saturday 67 stretched Woods' midway two-shot lead at the WGC-Cadillac Championship to four shots, I asked him if he felt his game now was as good as it was in the glory years. "I don't want it to be as good," he said. "That was never the intent." It wasn't hard to divine what he'd say next -- that he wants to be better than he ever was. "Exactly," he said. That might be a tall order, given he re-wrote record books and won seven of 11 majors in that stretch, but he's certainly looking as dominant as he has in years. Through three rounds here, Woods has made a jaw-dropping 24 birdies -- at one point on Saturday, he'd carded 19 birdies in 38 holes -- and needed just 74 putts, both personal records in his PGA Tour career. Bullseye putting, of cou...
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