SportsPulse: USA TODAY Sports activities’ Steve DiMeglio discusses the conceivable head-to-head showdown that Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson are lately making plans.
Will Tiger Woods in the end win his 15th occupation primary name? Let’s simply say he has a possibility on the PGA Championship.
Woods, who shot a 66 within the 0.33 spherical, will start his ultimate spherical Eight-under for the event and tied for 6th, 4 photographs in the back of chief Brooks Koepka.
The 42-year-old tees off within the ultimate spherical of the 100th version of the PGA Championship at Bellerive Nation Membership within the third-to-last workforce at 2:35 p.m. ET along Gary Forest, who held the lead heading into the weekend.
Observe alongside shot-by-shot to look how Woods fares.
Hollow four – Par four
First time pulling driving force right here for Tiger, and it is within the bunker to the suitable of the golf green. Each and every different a part of his recreation has been dialed on this week, except for for the large stick, and he is nonetheless simply two photographs again of the chief in sole 2d position. He performs this one to the golf green, 64 yards from the cup. CLUB TWIRL. He throws every other dart on the inexperienced, touchdown this one just a little lengthy, however it spins again to only some toes. Par. 2-under through four (10-under for the event).
Leaderboard replace: Brooks Koepka is the only real chief at 13-under, adopted via Justin Thomas and Tiger who’re T2 at 10-under.
Hollow three – Par three
Whoa. The gallery erupted with “GET IN THE HOLE” yells and he with regards to aced No. three. You’ll be able to see his ball mark simply inches from the cup. That is a gimme putt with your mates, however Tiger has to stroll up and end this one off. Chirp-chirp! Again-to-back birdies (must be 3 in a row). 2-under through three (10-under for the event).
Hollow 2 – Par four
Some other iron for TW and this one is taking place the left aspect of the golf green and flirting with the water, however he remains dry. Would possibly have a clumsy stance right here, however he is protected. Awkward stance? No downside. Tiger remains to be dialed in together with his way photographs like the day gone by, with a equivalent glance right here on No. 2 that he had on No. 1. He drops the putt and the gallery shall we out a large Tiger roar. Birdie. 1-under through 2 (Nine-under for the event).
Hollow 1 – Par four
Showtime. Iron off the tee on No. 1 and oh boy, he is within the bunker. Now not an ideal get started seeing as how cast he used to be the day gone by teeing off together with his riding iron, however it isn’t an excessive amount of hassle. He went pin-seeking from the bunker and it is a great shot. He is just a bit above the opening, inside of 10 toes. I take that again, it used to be an ideal shot with a birdie probability to start the day. He clips the threshold and identical to his whole back-nine the day gone by, faucets in for par. Even through 1 (Eight-under for the event).