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Star(tling) Failures
Ivan Maisel
June 25, 2001
Tiger Woods sounded like a broken record as he repeated the reasons for his so-so play: Swing was a little off...the putts weren't dropping...didn't get the breaks...can't win 'em all. He could just as easily have added the Lennon-McCartney lyric, "Number 9...number 9...number 9...number 9." The players thought to be Woods's top challengers, however, failed to take advantage of his absence from the leader board. Here's where (from left) Phil Mickelson, Sergio Garc�a and David Duval went wrong.
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June 25, 2001

Star(tling) Failures

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Tiger Woods sounded like a broken record as he repeated the reasons for his so-so play: Swing was a little off...the putts weren't dropping...didn't get the breaks...can't win 'em all. He could just as easily have added the Lennon-McCartney lyric, "Number 9...number 9...number 9...number 9." The players thought to be Woods's top challengers, however, failed to take advantage of his absence from the leader board. Here's where (from left) Phil Mickelson, Sergio Garc�a and David Duval went wrong.

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