Woods, Els fall short of Stenson
Woods entered the final round three strokes off the pace, but shot a 3-under 69 that left him two shots behind champion Henrik Stenson in a share of third place -- unbelievably, his first result outside of the top two worldwide since missing the cut at last year's U.S. Open.
For Tiger, it all went wrong after the turn. On the par-5 10th hole, he fatted his second shot from the rough, leaving it well short of the hole, then pitched on and three-putted for bogey. On 11, he left an approach just next to a greenside bunker, but an ill-advised chunked chip landed on the fringe and shockingly rolled back into the trap. We've seen a few shots from Woods recently that don't look like the stuff of a 12-time major champion -- the topped 5-wood from the fairway bunker on 18 in the second round of last week's Buick Invitational; the putt off the green and into the creek on 13 at the '05 Masters -- and this was among the worst of 'em, as it resulted in bogey.