Going into Friday’s matches on the WGC-Match Play, Tiger Woods’s probabilities of advancing by round-robin play didn’t look nice. When he went two right down to Patrick Cantlay by eight holes, his probabilities seemed even worse. But when all you noticed was Woods on No. 13, massively fist pumping after he gap a wedge shot to go two up, you’d get a far totally different image.
On the brief par-Four 13th, Woods layed again off the tee with an iron, leaving himself 82 yards from the outlet. In contrast, it appeared like Cantlay was the one giving himself the eagle strive; he pulled driver and took a daring line on the pin, ending up greenside.
You already know what occurred subsequent. Woods tossed up a wedge that landed simply lengthy and proper of the pin and zipped again, trickling completely into the aspect of the cup. As he unleashed a large fist-pump in celebration, Cantlay may solely sit by and watch.
TIGER. WOODS. #LiveUnderPar 🦅 pic.twitter.com/SfxpoBROoe
— PGA TOUR (@PGATOUR) March 29, 2019
Followers of Woods thought they’d already seen the very best shot of his week — and maybe his whole 12 months — when he’d made a ridiculous up-and-down on Thursday. That iteration of Tiger Magic featured a left-handed, kneeling Woods slashing away at his ball from beneath a bush.
good grief pic.twitter.com/RFgMH4MTHU
— Dylan Dethier (@dylan_dethier) March 28, 2019
Which shot was higher? Be happy to resolve for your self. However there was one necessary distinction: Regardless of his Thursday heroics, Woods fell to Brandt Snedeker. Friday, his hole-out was integral to taking down Cantlay of their match. When Aaron Sensible took down Snedeker, that meant Woods was assured a visit to the following spherical.