Tiger Woods looks invincible, but lets hope there's PGA Championship drama this weekend anyway
Tiger Woods has looked nearly invincible the last two weeks. So much so, in fact, that when he makes a bogey, you can’t hardly believe it.
When Tiger does look beatable, there’s seems to be some sort of chink. Usually, it’s his driver or tee shots, but none of that is evident during the first two rounds of the PGA Championship at Hazeltine National Golf Club, where he leads by four at 7-under-par.
And yes, his record in majors as after leading the first two rounds is a perfect. No surprise there, and I expect it will probably be 6-0 after this week. But as they say, golf is a four-letter word for a reason, and even the great Tiger Woods can get a bad bounce or stop making putts. And that might give one of the contenders a chance.
If not, it could be a very boring weekend indeed. And while Tiger has a large contingent of fans that like to see him blow away the field, I’m not one of them. I don’t like blowout baseball or football games, and I generally don’t like to see that in golf.
I gotta admit, though, sometimes Tiger’s blowouts have been entertaining. What he did at Pebble Beach, for example in 2000, was amazing. To win a U.S. Open by a dozen shots when nobody else could even break par ? yeah, that’s worth watching.
But that was then. To see him win by a half-dozen shots without serious contention this weekend – well, that might be pretty ho-hum.
Here’s hoping somebody steps up.
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