Friday at the WGC, Tiger was more like the Tiger Woods of the early 2000’s. Being an avid Tiger Woods fan, it was incredible to see him tie the course record shooting a 61 at Firestone GC during the 2nd round of the WGC Bridgestone Invitational.
After shooting a (-4) 66 in the 1st round, he was already in good position. Now he is -13 and 6 shots ahead! 7 birdies, 1 eagle, 10 pars, and no bogeys. Tiger only needed 22 putts on the 18 holes to complete his round. This was vintage Tiger, and frankly when he plays like this, you might as well call it. The fact that Tiger has won this tournament 7 times, and closing in on his 8th win is remarkable.
With 36 holes still left to play, anything can happen but I can’t see Tiger letting this lead slip. He owns this golf course and when his putter is hot, he is practically unbeatable. Major #15, which has so far alluded Tiger Woods, since his last major victory in 2008, might it finally be Tiger’s time again?
‘Glory’s Last Shot’ is the slogan that goes with the golf’s last major starting next week, the PGA Championship, and Tiger Woods seems to be in a great state right now with his golf game and finally might be ready to win major #15.