Tiger a victim of match-play format
CARLSBAD, Calif. -- Match play is a crazy animal.
On Wednesday, poor Stephen Ames shot a 3-over 39 on the front nine at La Costa that included six pars and three bogeys. Certainly not a stretch to write home about, but were this a stroke-play tournament he'd have plenty of time left to get his game in gear and make a run at the title. After all, players have won major championships after being 3-over through the front nine.
Instead, Ames trailed Tiger Woods, 9-down, at the turn ...
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