Tiger shoots 61, leads by 7 strokes

Updated: August 3, 2013, 8:11 AM ET
By Bob Harig | ESPN.com

AKRON, Ohio -- Tiger Woods flirted with history on Friday at Firestone Country Club, settling for a 9-under-par 61 that matched his career-best score and gave him a commanding seven-stroke lead at the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational.

Woods birdied the first four holes on the back side but couldn't make another birdie coming in, although he made a 26-footer for par on the 18th after a poor tee shot to tie his career low, shot three previous times.

"Am I disappointed?" Woods said ...

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