Tiger Woods shoots 66, surges up leaderboard at BMW Championship
Tiger Woods played well on Saturday but it might not be enough for another title because of a two-stroke penalty on Friday.
Tiger Woods shot one of the rounds of the day on Saturday with a 5-under 66 to shoot up the BMW Championship leaderboard on a day when the leaders did not run away with the tournament.
Woods' 66 was actually something of an anomaly for him this season as it tied his lowest weekend round of the 2013 season.
Tiger Woods' 66 today ties his lowest weekend round on @PGATOUR in 2013 (also shot 66 in 3rd round at Bay Hill).— Justin Ray (@JRayESPNGolf) September 14, 2013
Woods currently stands at 9 under and will likely be four or five strokes back of the lead going to the final round which means it will likely take something better than Saturday's 66 for him to take home his sixth win of the season.
Tiger, playing with Sergio Garcia for the first time since their dustup earlier this season, shot a 33 on both sides of the course and had seven birdies to go with just two bogeys. Per the usual he was 2 under on the three par-5 holes.
Here's a look at his card:
If not for a strange two-stroke penalty on Friday Woods would be within even more reasonable striking distance. Woods was called for having his ball move after moving some debris -- a videographer alerter rules officials after seeing Woods' ball move.
Woods said after his round on Saturday he was frustrated but proud of himself for how he made up for the two strokes on Saturday.
"Yesterday I didn't feel like I did anything. I felt like the ball oscillated. Evidently that wasn't enough. When situations like that happen you have to fight. I fought my tail off and I'm proud of the way I played today."
He'll need to be even prouder on Sunday if he wants to hoist another trophy.
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