Friday, June 19, 2009
Tiger Woods Speaks on First Round
This will be a shocker -- after his first round 74 at the U.S. Open, Tiger Woods was interviewed and said he didn't think he hit the ball that bad. Wh
"I was even par with four to go, it's not like I was hitting it all over the place. I hit a lot of good shots I just didn't finish the round like I needed to."
I'll tell you this about watching Tiger for two days -- he is missing it both ways, and that is always a bad sign for Woods. Normally when he's on his game, he misses it right and right only (the block that gets stuck behind him). Tiger's first round had drives go both ways and that is uh-oh time for El Tigre.
It was sloppy, and the 74 was basically what he deserved.
Ian Poulter, who some picked to win this thing, finished up with an even-par round of 70, and Phil Mickelson is currently under par at Bethpage early in his round. Keep sticking around and follow my Twitter for up-to-the-ehh, few minute updates.
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