The last one eluding Mickelson is the U.S. Open, a championship where he’s been the runner-up six times — most recently last month at Merion.
The last time Woods led a major after 54 holes was the 2009 PGA Championship, which turned out to be the first time he ever lost a major.
Whoever wins this one will have to earn it. “It will be a fun weekend,” Woods said. “This golf course is going to be difficult.”
Yes, Tiger is over-scrutinized. But you would be too if you had Tiger’s game and career.
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.
Ernie Els won the British Open Championship in sensational fashion, following Adam Scott’s collapse.