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.
Phil Mickelson is looking to end years of frustration at the U.S. Open and has a chance to win his first-ever U.S. Open title on Sunday.
Tigers Woods is 10 strokes behind third-round leader Phil Mickelson, the only player under par at the short but devilishly tough Merion Golf Club.
Let’s see who, if any, of the 73 players who made the cut, can shoot under par in the third round.
There will be a premium on accuracy, staying out of what looks like impossible rough and navigating the tricky greens which will roll around 13-13 1/2 on the Stimpmeter.
It was the first time they have seen each other since Garcia jokingly said at an awards dinner in England that he would have Woods over for dinner during the U.S. Open and “we will serve fried chicken.”
Yes, Tiger is over-scrutinized. But you would be too if you had Tiger’s game and career.
Kuchar rolled in one last birdie to win the Memorial by two shots and join Tiger Woods as the only multiple winners on the PGA this year.
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.
Nicklaus only has to look at some of the clashes on the PGA Tour in recent months to see how far golf has come since he was in his prime. That’s not necessarily a good thing.
Woods responded Wednesday on Twitter, saying the remark was “wrong, hurtful and clearly inappropriate.”
Keegan Bradley overcame two early bogeys and maintained his lead at the Byron Nelson Championship with 2-under 68 in the third round Saturday.
Tied with Garcia with two holes to play, Woods won by finding land on the last two holes for par to close with a 2-under 70.
Swedish rookie David Lingmerth emerged from the storm clouds to take the lead Saturday in The Players Championship.
Woods is very much in the mix for a fifth Green Jacket and fifteenth major championship. He shouldn’t be.