Tiger Woods has not had a championship showing at the Masters, but he entered the final round in the top 20 and playing some decent golf. Things went south on Sunday, and went off a cliff on the 12th hole. Woods was one over on the front nine, and made bogey on the always brutal 10th.
But things really fell apart on the 12th hole, where Eldrick put three in the water from three different spots. And he walked to 13 with a double-digit on his scorecard, as both he and his fellow competitors wrote down “10”. Yikes.
The winds are notorious for how they swirl at 12, so having the tee ball fail to stay on the green is understandable. But you’ve got to hit your drop past the hole! And if you put it in the bunker... hold the green!
Here’s video of all three shots that ended up in the drink, including the last one from the greenside bunker next to the azaelas.
Oh my Tiger dunks THREE in the water in route to a 10 on the 12th woof pic.twitter.com/pHEQqNglDR— Heavens! (@HeavensFX) November 15, 2020
Tiger Woods finds the water for the third time on No. 12.— CBS Sports (@CBSSports) November 15, 2020
He would go on to make a 10. pic.twitter.com/xNAdsu08Bt
Woods found Rae’s Creek three times, and it was the kind of round your regular Joe can have with some measure of regularity. He entered the hole sitting at -3, and walks away at +4. Here’s a look at how that series of shots went.
We knew this already, but Woods will is now assured of putting the green jacket on someone else in Butler Cabin this afternoon. But he is still Tiger Woods, and the resilience of one of the great champions of the sport is still there: He made birdie at 13, 15, 16, and 17 on the way in.