The questions have already started to swirl. I saw them on Twitter last night while Johnny Miller and crew talked about it on air during the final day of the Presidents Cup. Is Tiger Woods back? I even wrote about it last week during the Australian Open after Tiger Woods fired a 5-under 67 to take the second round lead.
In the final day of the 2011 Presidents Cup at Royal Melbourne, Tiger Woods closed out Aaron Baddeley 4 and 3 to clinch the cup for the American team in what seemed to be a perfect end after all the criticism Tiger and Captain Couples received leading up to the event. Woods played well all day long and finally started making putts on the final day which was really the difference all week.
The next time we will see Tiger Woods is his tournament in California is a couple weeks. I think a lot of people will not be surprised to see him win the Chevron World Challenge starting on December 1. A lot of the same guys who played this week in Australia will be showing up to play in Tiger’s event, and I think most of them will tell you he is on the verge of greatness again.
There is no doubt Tiger Woods has been playing some good golf over the last two weeks in Australia. Did anyone really think he would never get back to winning tournaments and competing in majors? Sure it’s too early to say I told you so right now, but I think this week shows on the biggest stage he looks to be making the right strides to getting back to #1 in the world.
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