Putter saves Woods at crunch-time

Updated: August 18, 2002, 12:42 AM ET
By David Kraft | ESPN.com

CHASKA, Minn. -- Tiger Woods makes highlight reels with eagles and birdies.

He wins major championships with pars.

Four times on a brutally difficult Saturday at Hazeltine National -- at the ninth, 10th, 12th and 16th holes -- Woods saved himself from disaster by "puring," as he likes to call them, crucial par putts.

One of them even brought the inspiration of Payne Stewart to his mind.

And thanks to Stewart, steel nerves and his trusty Scotty Cameron, Woods -- ...

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