Tiger "struggles" to CA victory
March, 25, 2007
By Jason Sobel
If you stuck around and watched TV coverage of the WGC-CA Championship for three hours and 45 minutes on Sunday afternoon, you were handsomely rewarded by 6:45 p.m. ET. That's about the time Tiger Woods, who started the day with a four-stroke lead and extended it to seven at one point, started to sweat ever so slightly. Laying up with an iron off the tee on the par-4 18th hole -- and again with his second shot that he knocked down the fairway -- Tiger watched playing partner Brett Wetterich, three shots behind, strike an approach to within a few feet of the pin. Woods countered by hitting his third shot to the back right of the green, which just happened to be the same spot from which Mark Calcavecchia putted INTO THE WATER just a few hours earlier. All of a sudden, those of you taking a nap in front of the TV (or even -- gasp! -- watching that little basketball tournament on another network), could sit up and take notice, on the edge of your seat as the plot thickened at Doral.