Tiger Woods – Back On Top For Tour Championship

It doesn’t take much for most of us to jump on the Tiger Woods bandwagon. A first round 66 will easily do.

Woods, tied for the lead in the Tour Championship, is now the 7-4 favorite to win the tournament and the FedEx Championship.

Tiger Woods tournament

Here are the updated odds by the Las Vegas Hotel (via covers.com) along with first round scores:

7-4: Woods (66)

13-2: Rory McIlroy (69)

10-1: Justin Rose (66)

12-1: Adam Scott (68)

15-1: Phil Mickelson (69); Steve Stricker (67)

20-1: Bo Van Pelt (67); Matt Kuchar (67) Continue reading

What We Learned about Golf at the 2013 Masters

Tiger Woods’ 2013 Masters similar to ones Greg Norman used to have

AUGUSTA – Australia celebrated. Tiger Woods Nation fretted.

The 2013 Masters, in some mind a lock for Woods to claim as his 15th major championship, had slipped away and when a dreary Sunday had passed, the story that mattered was a feel-good one, of Adam Scott finally breaking through in a tournament where his inspiration, the ill-fated Greg Norman, had found heartbreak so many times.

Now it’s Tiger who is feeling some of the Shark’s old pain.

Woods has now played a golf course’s worth of majors – 18 – since he last won one. And while his great play this year had sparked new optimism that he can catch the great Jack Nicklaus, this one will go down as a huge disappointment. Continue reading