TIGER WOODS confirmed he’s as soon as once more a drive in golf – maybe THE drive in golf – together with his greatest end in virtually three years as England’s Paul Casey stormed to victory.
The American, forty two, ended up one shot shy of Casey’s ten beneath par complete after firing a last spherical one beneath 70 at the Valspar Championship in Florida.
It might and maybe ought to have been higher for the 14-time Main champion.
His imperious lengthy recreation over the first three days left him when he wanted it most.
But the trusty putter with which he has gained thirteen of his Majors jolted him back into life when he sunk a 45ft birdie putt on the seventeenth to place him one behind enjoying the final.
Woods’ 39ft birdie attempt on 18 got here up short, robbing him of his eightieth PGA Tour title.
It’s his greatest end since the Wyndham Championship in 2015.
And astonishingly he’s already 10-1 to win a fifth inexperienced jacket at subsequent month’s Masters.
Casey's victory was his first since 2011 as he was rewarded for being the solely man to complete in double digits underneath par after Patrick Reed imploded on the remaining inexperienced.
Reed wanted two putts to tie Casey but noticed his first putt roll back to his ft earlier than almost holing his second effort.
TIGER WOODS confirmed he’s as soon as once more a pressure in golf – maybe THE drive in golf – together with his greatest end in virtually three years as England’s Paul Casey stormed to victory.