Instead of waiting for the off-season to make changes, Singh began his overhaul during the FedEx Cup playoffs, taking the club back more inside the target line and on a more upright plane. This year has seen other changes, with Singh breaking in a new caddie, a new trainer and, as of last week, a new putting stroke. (He went cross-handed with a short putter for the first time since 2004.) With so much of Singh's game in flux, it's hardly surprising that he couldn't hold it together at Bay Hill, but to his credit he kept fighting back. After finishing three strokes behind Woods, Singh was lamenting that it was a tournament that he should have won, but nonetheless he felt he had made further progress. "I'm satisfied with the way I'm hitting it," he said.
Then, in parting, Singh offered the thought that gives hope to the whole of the Tour: "There's always next week."
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