Tiger Woods' partner literally couldn't believe what he was seeing

Lawrence Kim
July 22, 2018

Kevin Kisner found that out with one swing that erased his two-shot lead Friday in the British Open and left him tied with housemate Zach Johnson. "We saw today how a strong wind can make that tee shot at the 460-yard 17th very, very awkward, and the 18th is precisely the same".

Woods answered with a pair of birdies, and it was give-and-take the rest of the way. I didn't want to drop that last shot.

The 18th hole has rough, bunkers, out of bounds and a burn named Barry that weaves its way through the hole like a drunken soccer fan.

"The game's just hard for me right now, " Mickelson said.

Tiger Woods is back on top of the leaderboard at a major championship.

"I played a little bit better yesterday", Woods said of his matching scores for the opening two rounds.

"It's insane. Absolutely crazy to think so many people can follow a person", he said. "I wasn't sort of saying to myself, 'Geez, I wish I was on the other side of the draw.' I just sort of got on with it".

Feeding off the electrifying atmosphere, Woods sent a laser-guided second shot to the 10th that left him a tap-in birdie, then at the 11th he rolled a 95-foot eagle putt to five feet and tapped home to gain another shot.

Rory McIlroy has the word "NASTY" written on the soles of his golf shoes and he's talking about "going out swinging" in a bid to end his four-year drought in the majors. He followed that up with a pair of birdies on back-to-back holes, but dropped down the leaderboard by shooting a double bogey on the par-5 sixth hole and was 2-over on the front nine.

Jacklin thinks three-times major victor Spieth is probably the biggest danger to Fleetwood.

Jacklin, who together with Shelby Yastrow has written a fictional book entitled Bad Lies, which is available on Amazon, said the victor would be decided by who best handles the treacherous four closing holes at the fearsome par-71 Carnoustie layout, on the east coast of Scotland. He will try to become the first player since Padraig Harrington in 2008 to win golf's oldest championship in consecutive years.

His move started with a sudden decision. We will be watching the final day to see what happens'.

Greller told him no. Play short and it's a wedge to a front pin, easy birdie chance.

"I felt good about the range session. And he's like, 'I put my chips behind anything you decide, always.' And that kind of gave me that little extra boost", Spieth said.

Woods bogeyed the second and third holes, but then managed birdies on the next two holes to get himself back to even on the day and on the week.

But at least he's still playing. And it's the first time he has had to look over his shoulder at Woods.

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