Tiger Woods Unbowed After Missing Elusive Win: Tiger Woods came up short once again in their attempt to end a championship drought of two years by placing third place behind Australia, twice Open champion Greg Chalmers in Los Lagos in the number Sunday.The an ancient world, whose barren run has left him outside the top 50 ranking for the first time in 15 years, was put in a winning position for the first time since the Masters last April.But despite an eagle three on the 14 and a birdie at 17 could not revise the ranking 215th of Chalmers, who beat compatriot John Senden by Woods hit with another blow away.
The 14-time winner of large, last won at the Masters in Australia 2009, ended with 67, five under for a total of four rounds of 11-under 277.Woods, which will play a formidable U.S. teamagainst international event next week’s Presidents Cup team at Royal Melbourne, was encouraged in only his fifth tournament since the Masters after left knee ligament injuries and Achilles tendon. “I had the lead at Augusta on Sunday, which was the last time I’ve been there so much time,” said Woods. “Unfortunately, I have not played many tournaments in the middle, but it was great to be there and I had the opportunity.”
I kept telling myself I needed after 13 or 14 years to get there and see what happened, but unfortunately have not been published in the number I needed. “Woods, whose power of attraction was again indicative of the total crowd of 67,000 during the four days of the Australia Open, is enjoying feeling fit again as he works to rebuild their game. “I felt good. It’s good to feel healthy again, finally, has been such a long time. I felt I made some nice changes yesterday, “said.Woods was halfway on Friday and appeared to have finally recovered form.But winner put in his worst round of the tournament with three over 75 on Saturday to be six shots behind leader ahead of the final round on Sunday. “We did a job last night and I felt I was close to finding yesterday, but I was not there,” Woods said. “I did a little work in the range (driving ), but actually worked on the green for a while and found my career, found some keys and rolled it into a good day today.
“It was very simple easy solutions, but if you play in this much wind, it is easy to start off and unfortunately I did and I had to restart my game yesterday.” Former world number one set a target of 13 or Sunday 14 years to win, but fell a couple of putts. “I just had to shoot at least 31 on the back nine to give myself a chance and I thought that 13 or 14 would be the number that had to come, but unfortunately I made a mistake on the 13th hole,” which said.
Woods finished with an eagle and birdied five years, but returned two bogeys in the final round.