Tiger's trip cut in half at Turnberry
TURNBERRY, Scotland -- According to the Rolex clock located on the huge Pittsburgh Steelers-yellow scoreboard just to the side of the 18th green, Tiger Woods' 2009 Open Championship ended at exactly 7:15 p.m. local time Friday. That's when his birdie chip from just beyond the back of the green decided it had better things to do than roll into the cup.
Instead, it came to a stop 3 feet short of the pin and, just like that, Woods' Open was history. Or, if Chicago White Sox announcer ...
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138th OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP
Stewart Cink might seem the villain after foiling Tom Watson's run at a sixth Claret Jug at the British Open. In time, though, the six-time PGA Tour winner will receive his due. Bob Harig
When: Thursday-Sunday, July 16-19
Where: Turnberry's Ailsa Course, Scotland
Yardage/Par: 7,204 yards; par 70
2009 champion: Stewart Cink