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TV Ratings For Tiger Woods’ Final Round Are Ridiculous

TV Ratings For Tiger Woods’ Final Round Are Ridiculous

Woods has seven top-12 finishes this year, including two runner-up finishes and a t-6 at the Open Championship.

Brooks Koepka has defeated fellow American Tiger Woods to win the US PGA Championship and claim his third major championship title.

Koepka is proving to be the prototype player for his generation and beyond - a 28-year-old workout nut who splits time between the weight room and the driving range.

When Woods withdrew after the opening round of the Dubai Desert Classic in February 2017, he had fallen all the way to No.674.

"I'm proud to be the United States captain, but Patrick Reed has been Captain America on the last two Ryder Cup teams", he said with a laugh. I didn't know when I was going to start and how many tournaments I was going to play, how well I was going to play. "Everybody on the golf course cheers for him".

"I played hard, it was a bit of a struggle with my game, I was just hanging in", Woods said after his lowest final-round score in a major championship.

Woodland, who has made great strides in his smooth, powerful swing working with Butch Harmon, has time to become that hot player.

"We want the players who are going to help us be successful", Furyk said.

On Sunday, at Bellerive Country Club, there was nothing but edge-of-your-seat, what-will happen-next drama from the moment the final groups stuck a tee in the ground at the first hole.




Gary Woodland, who played with Woods in the final round, saw it up close.

Woods has earned five top-10 finishes in the 14 events he's played in 2018. "You want the very best players that you have the trust in as well".

Tiger Woods had performed poorly on the back-nine all week long but when he rolled this birdie putt in on 13th yesterday he was matched at a low of [4.9] and golf fans across the globe were starting to get giddy. Sir Nick Faldo was in Missouri providing analysis for CBS and as the network reported its biggest audience figures for a US PGA since Woods was last in contention nine years ago - when he was beaten by YE Yang - it was smiles all round. Furyk will choose three captain's picks next month after the second FedEx Cup playoff event, with the last pick September 10 after the third playoff.

Koepka held off final-round challenges from Woods and Scott and now sits at No. 3 in the FedExCup standings behind Dustin Johnson and Thomas.

"If we put McIlroy as the elder statesman of the post-Tiger generation so you have the likes of Spieth, who has three majors as well, think how much we talk about Spieth - he's level with Spieth".

"What's important is how well Tiger has played", Furyk said. "Every leaderboard change no matter what hole you were on, you knew what Tiger did". Because no one's ever had a fused spine hitting it like I'm hitting it. "He is an absolute lock for the Ryder Cup - a 100 per cent lock". "But Tiger serves that goal as a vice captain or a player and [we're] looking forward to having his help".

The Ryder Cup follows immediately afterwards.

"I'm just very pleased at what I've done so far ... going from where I've come from, to now over the past year, it's been pretty cool".