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Tiger Woods: I'm not that far from winning golf tournaments

Tiger Woods: I'm not that far from winning golf tournaments

Tiger Woods believes he is "not that far off from winning golf tournaments" after a fine weekend at the Players Championship. "I knew I was close to winning golf tournaments".

Thank-you notes also are in order for the USGA and the R&A. - Webb Simpson isn't aware of the records he has tied or broken at The Players Championship.

Simpson struggled somewhat in playing the 14th through the 16th in one-over.

Thats no longer the case.

Tommy Fleetwood's 68 and 12 under could and should have been better but for a series of missed putts. He ranked 174th in putting on the PGA Tour in 2015 and 177th in 2016.

"He's clearly playing some really good golf", fellow golfer Jason Day said.

Former Masters champion Adam Scott, who was also affected by the ban, joked: "I hope he doesn't putt too well with that thing up his arm or they'll ban that, too". This marked an emotional scene for Simpson, whose father died at the end of previous year.

He recalls the moment in the vehicle park at the Northern Trust Open two years ago when after missing another cut, an honest debrief with caddie Paul Tesori led to his putting epiphany.

Instead, he took a drastic measure.

Simpson's seven-stroke lead after 54 holes was more than useful but the 32-year-old is due vast credit for his nerveless approach to Sunday.

In both cases, Woods hit a sand wedge approach, but he said he did not misplay either shot.

But it wasnt smooth sailing.

Sure, Simpson was last in distance with the big stick, but he was first in driving accuracy. Once he went conventional, he fell to No. 174.

The low point was 2016 at the start of the FedEx Cup playoffs, when he started to get short with his caddie, and they sat in the auto in the parking lot at Bethpage Black talking about how to move forward.

"The lowest point ended up being the turning point".

"I played a lot of good shots out there today and it was nice to see a few putts go in". “Talking to great putters helped.

Here are the rest of our grades for the 2018 Players Championship. Finding a method that works for him has been crucial and key to his win at Sawgrass.

On the momentum building, Spieth said, Yeah, especially with the putter.

The weakness became a strength.

Simpson, who is now $1.98m richer, can eye a Ryder Cup return - he represented the U.S. in 2012 and 2014 - plus the belated fulfilling of promise that was obvious when he prevailed at the US Open six years ago. Sundays victory moved him back to No. 20.

But as the clamor grew in the galleries and the golf world drew breath, it wasn't to be. His outlook, always positive, is stronger than ever.

"He'll win sometime soon enough", Spieth was quoted as saying by ESPN. I think I was ideal inside of 10 to 15 feet today and anywhere inside, which was probably the first time this year.

So Pete Dye's wicked layout embracing doubt-inducing water, smart bunkering and obtrusive tree planting gave The Players Championship a victor who was last in driving distance but first in driving accuracy. I never doubted myself.

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