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Tiger Woods of the United States reacts to his birdie on the seventh green during the third round of THE PLAYERS Championship on the Stadium Course at TPC Sawgrass.

Woods fired a third-round 65 — his career-low score at TPC Sawgrass’ Stadium Course — to vault into the top 10 by the time he finished. And for awhile, it looked like he was going to post something much better. By 

Tiger Woods barely made the cut on Friday afternoon as a handful of golfers slid from 2 under back to 1 under, but he made the most of that opportunity on Saturday as he scared the course record at TPC Sawgrass in the third round of the 2018 Players Championship. Woods eventually settled for a 7-under 65, but it looked for a while like it was going to be so much better than that. By

Call it a comeback. Call it a comeback within a comeback. Call it one of the more improbable comebacks in an improbable career.

Tiger Woods ended his Friday on the precipice of the cut line and ended his Saturday on the brink of the leaderboard at The Players Championship after a blistering 7-under 65. It was his best round ever at this tournament, which he has won twice, and it was good enough to vault him into a tie for ninth. By  Eric Adelson,Yahoo Sports

Whatever happens Sunday, it’s worth noting that Webb Simpson’s career has already changed once here at TPC Sawgrass. A year ago, he bumped into Tim Clark on the practice putting green. Two longtime anchorers forced to adopt a new method, Clark asked how Simpson was rolling it. By Ryan Lavner

 

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