It has been a tumultuous two years for Watson who dealt with an undisclosed illness various family issues and a ball change that seemingly did him no favors. He ranked No. 7 in the Official World Golf Ranking when he was left off the 2016 U.S. Ryder Cup team and served as a vice-captain that week to Davis Love III but entered this week at No. 117 after his worst season in the FedEx Cup era. “It was the lowest point I’ve ever been at in the game” he said.
(Yes seriously. “People following him in there with a camera it’s ridiculous” his caddie Joe LaCava told the .) You need to be able to post the moment to Instagram or Snapchat or text it to your friends.
“I don’t know” Woods said. “That’s been the frustrating part.” Is this an act of desperation? Has Woods at age 42 lost his putting touch the way many past champions including Tom Watson have in the latter stages of his career?