Found November 10, 2011 on
Devil Ball Golf:
We talk about Tiger Woods a lot around these parts. Talk about his struggles. Talk about his personal life. Talk about his reckless ex-caddie. We discuss his sponsors, his money situation and what others think about his future. But these days, the one thing that it seems we hardly ever talk about is the guy's golf game.
That's still what he does, right? Plays pro golf? Because right now at the Australian Open, the guy is playing some golf, and as his birdie putt on his final hole, the par-3 9th, stopped dimples from going in, he was tied for the lead. At a big time event. For the first time since December of 2010.
And more than all of that, the guy's golf game looks good. Thursday's 68 was sharp, but Friday, when Tiger posted 67 to take the outright lead at 9-under, the guy looked dialed in. Putts were dropping. Irons were being twirled. His driver looked to be finding the short grass (and no, I don't meant the next tee box as Woods whirled it after another dis...
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It's early yet in the tournament, but the fact that Tiger was leading a tournament after two rounds causes one to wonder what it all means and if this is a sign he will once again become a force in pro golf.
Tiger Woods was, historically, never one for excuses.
If he stunk, he'd look into the cameras and say he stunk.
Maybe he could afford to be frank because he so rarely played poorly. Nevertheless, when he did, he took his lumps.
Lately, though, Woods has taken to hiding behind a convenient revisionism.
Every time he's asked to explain his slide from No. 1 to 58 in the...
The buzz around Tiger evaporated quickly Saturday at the Australian Open, but don't expect Woods to wallow in his third-round 75, writes ESPN.com's Bob Harig.
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Tiger Woods watched three birdie putts lip out early in his opening round at the Australian Open on Thursday and was even par after six holes.
Tiger Woods bogeyed his first three holes Saturday and it didn’t get much better. He wound up with a 3-over 75, going from a one-shot lead to six shots behind John Senden.
Tiger Woods started out Saturday in the lead at the Australian Open.
Nolan/Getty Images Tiger Woods held the lead after the second round but wasn’t able to hold on during the third round. Tiger Woods dropped from the top of the leaderboard at the Emirates Australian Open after shooting a 3-over 75 in the third round and now sits in a tie for eighth. John Senden holds [...]
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Tiger Woods shot a 4-under 68 on Thursday night in the Australian Open, leaving him three shots behind first-round leader Jarrod Lyle