Tiger Woods charged into contention for a record-setting 83rd all-time US PGA title on Saturday, shooting a three-under par 69 as he chases a ninth career victory at Torrey Pines. Woods began the third round of the Farmers Insurance Open six strokes adrift of leader Ryan Palmer, but stood on seven-under 209 after 54 holes, five back of leader Jon Rahm with the third-ranked Spaniard having two holes yet to finish. "I'm going to have to shoot a pretty good round tomorrow," Woods said.
After hitting his approach shot to 25 feet at the par-four hole, Woods shockingly four-putted for a double-bogey -- the 13th four-putt of his PGA Tour career. While many players would have been left deflated, Woods muttered an expletive, got the anger out of his system, and fought back to card a respectable one-under-par 71 that left him six strokes behind halfway leader Ryan Palmer. After stroking his first putt up to barely two feet from the cup, Woods rammed his second putt so hard it not only missed the hole but rolled five feet past.
Ryan Palmer's birdie blitz vaulted him into a two-stroke lead while Tiger Woods recovered from a terrible start in the second round of the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines on Friday. The sizzling Palmer had 11 birdies with his only blemish being a bogey on his final hole to shoot a 10-under
Tiger Woods began Friday's second round of the Farmers Insurance Open with a four-putt double bogey at Torrey South.
Reigning Masters champion Tiger Woods, seeking an unprecedented 83rd career US PGA Tour victory, fired a three-under par 69 in Thursday's opening round of the Farmers Insurance Open, three adrift of Danish clubhouse leader Sebastian Cappelen. At the famed Torrey Pines tract where the 44-year-old American has previously captured eight titles, Woods closed with a five-foot birdie putt on the ninth hole of the San Diego layout's North Course, with golfers also competing on the harder-playing South Course. Sixth-ranked Woods matched US legend Sam Snead for the all-time US PGA title record on 82 by winning last October's Zozo Championship in Japan and this is his first opportunity to claim...