Sport What Tiger Woods said after disappointing finish at Memorial

23:40  03 june  2018
23:40  03 june  2018 Source:   golfweek.com

Tiger Woods paired with Rose, Dufner for Memorial Tournament

  Tiger Woods paired with Rose, Dufner for Memorial Tournament Tiger Woods will be paired with the defending tournament champion and the PGA Tour's hottest player when he tees off in the Memorial Tournament on Thursday. A five-time Memorial champion heading back to Muirfield Village in Dublin, Ohio, for the first time since 2015, Woods will play the opening two rounds with Jason Dufner and England's Justin Rose.Dufner posted a three-shot win last year in the Memorial, while Rose is coming off a dominant victory Sunday in the Fort Worth (Texas) Invitational at Colonial Country Club.Woods was the Memorial champion in 1999, 2000, 2001, 2009 and 2012.

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Tiger Woods began the final round of the Memorial Tournament just five shots off the lead. He finished with a disappointing even-par 72 to fall out of the top 20 at 9 under for the week.

Despite a rock solid performance tee-to-green, it was statistically one of the worst putting weeks of Woods' career.

Here's what Woods had to say about after Round 4 of the Memorial Tournament, his final tune-up ahead of the U.S. Open at Shinnecock Hills.

On his overall assessment …

"Well, I just need to hit better putts. This week I didn't really have, didn't feel comfortable with my lines and my feel was a little bit off. Consequently I missed a bunch of putts. But I hit it really good this week, so that's a positive going into Shinnecock, where ball striking is going to be a must. Obviously way different golf shots around the greens, lots of bump and runs and putters or spinners. It will be a very different golf course, but overall if I hit the ball like this, I'll be pleased in two weeks."

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On the Memorial preparing him for the U.S. Open …

"It's a ballstriker's golf course. You have to hit the golf ball well here. You cannot fake it around this place. Shinnecock, the way it's set up with the rough and the fescue and the 7500, par 70, I mean it's a big, big ballpark. This week, being as soft as it was this week, it's a big ballpark. You had to carry the ball a long way, you weren't going to chase it out there. Shinnecock could dry out by the time we play it, you never know. But if it doesn't, it will be similar to this."

On his level of satisfaction to be back competing …

"Well it's incredible to be able to play golf again at this level. Not to have any worries about being able to walk again, like I was. I was struggling there for a while and now I'm on the other end of the spectrum. I don't have the pain, which is incredible, and I'm able to do this again, something I love and something that I've been doing for a very long time. Golf's been a part of my life ever since I can remember, and I didn't know if I could ever be a part of the game again. As I said, there was a point in time where I couldn't walk and this is part of the game. And so I'm able to do this now at this level and go hit the shots I'm hitting and compete and I've had a chance to win a few times so far this year."

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DUBLIN, Ohio — One day after Tiger Woods boasted about how, regardless of how poorly a The 85 at Memorial in 2015 left Woods playing by himself in the first group of the final round, during which he shot 74 and finished last by eight shots. Even after a disappointing tie for 32nd at the Masters

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Tiger Woods fires 67 in promising but strange Friday at Memorial .
Tiger Woods put on a clinic tee to green for much of Friday at Muirfield Village, firing a 5-under 67 in the second round of the Memorial Tournament. The 42-year-old hit 14 of 18 greens, with two of those four misses involving balls that ended up on the fringe, as he jumped 23 spots to a tie for 24th. Woods is four off the clubhouse lead, and is currently six back of overall leader Kyle Stanley, who is still completing his second round.Woods opened his day inauspiciously when he rammed a 33-footer some four feet by and missed that comebacker to come out with a three-putt bogey.

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