It was one of those days for Tiger Woods. — Getty ImagesNo matter what Tiger Woods does on Sunday afternoon at the Memorial -- he fired a 1-over 73 on Saturday and sits four shots behind leader Spencer Levin -- he can take away a lot of positives from this week.
After watching Woods struggle for a month with his swing, through three rounds at Muirfield Village, he's put together one of the best ball-striking weeks we've seen from him in some time.
We're talking five-shot victory at the Arnold Palmer Invitational good. Woods is hitting fairways and greens (he's currently leading the Memorial field in GIR) with regularity, and with the exception of the occasional loose swing seems to have tightened things since missing the cut at the Players Championship. There's no question this is the kind of tee-to-green performance he was looking for ahead of the U.S. Open.
Now if he could just get his short game to cooperate as well. In the on-going search to find his swing again, Woods is still missing his touch around the greens. This isn'tRead More »from Tiger Woods’ shaky short game negates another solid ball-striking round