Watson made three birdies on his opening nine holes and was ahead by four shots, but bogeys on 13, 15 and 17 brought him back to the field.
Tiger Woods had two double bogeys and a triple bogey on the back nine for a 44, and he did that without a penalty shot.
Woods was the overwhelming favorite coming into the tournament, and that didn’t change after he opened with a 70.
The resurgence and fine play of Tiger Woods may dominate the headlines leading up to Thursday’s start of the Masters, but it was defending Masters champ Bubba Watson who stole the show during his press conference on Tuesday morning.
Woods believes that this is his tournament to win. However, the competition is formidable and the task is intimidating. The spectacle and the theater should be dramatic this weekend.
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The hunt for his 15th Major Championship begins in two weeks at The Masters. And for the first time in a long time, all seems right in the world for Woods.
Did the Americans choke away the 2012 Ryder Cup?
While there are many other great and popular players on the American team — including Phil Mickelson, Bubba Watson, Steve Stricker and Jim Furyk — it is up to Woods to become the leader.
Tiger Woods, David Toms and Jim Furyk share a three-way lead going into round three at the 2012 U.S. Open.
The anticipation surrounding who would shine in the Tiger-Phil-Bubba marquee threesome sizzled early as Tiger Woods completely out-played Phil Mickelson and Bubba Watson on Thursday.
Small, undulating greens, tight fairways, fairways that slope opposite of the hole contours, severe elevation and lengthened holes, make The Olympic Club’s Lake Course a brutal test for the golfers.
Let’s give some love to LeBron James, Union Rags, Maria Sharapova, Rafael Nadal, the Seawolves and to a Chinese woman named Shanshan Feng.
Everybody knows that when it comes to golf ratings, Tiger Woods is the big draw.
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