The great ones ignore their critics and let their talent do the talking. Woods has done this many times, and he has to rally and do it once again if he is to get the last laugh.
Before putting on the 12th hole — the par-3 third on the North Course at Torrey Pines — Woods had caddie Joe LaCava pick up the ball. He was 2 over through 11 holes.
This week Tiger is back at Torrey Pines, where he has won eight times. But he’ll start Thursday’s first round ranked 56th in the world.
CBS Sports golf analyst Ian Baker-Finch discusses the chances of the old guard and the seemingly ever-increasing number of talented young guns at this week’s Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines.
Mickelson, regarded as the “People’s Choice” for his connection with fans, put his popularity on the line with comments about how much he has to pay in state and federal taxes.
Woods finished a forgettable week at the Farmers Insurance Open on Sunday by closing with a 3-over 75, ending his five-tournament winning streak at Torrey Pines and finishing in the middle of the pack.