The night before Rory McIlroy and Victor Hovland were ready to tee-off at 150 in Sunday’s final groupth Open Championship, NBC Sports on-course reporter and former PGA Tour caddy John Wood couldn’t help but wonder how Tiger Woods, winner of three claret jugs among 15 major titles, will make it to the final round in the shoes of the leaders.
So he messaged her.
Woods responded as if it was him, not McIlroy or Howland, who would take a four-shot lead at St Andrews on Sunday.
“If I scored a 19 under par, which would tie the lowest score in a par in all four majors, I would win,” Woods told Wood via text. “How do I do it? No bunkers, no three-putts, take care of observable par 4 and take care of par 5. Maybe sneak in one or two more [birdies], Look, score around 68 without doing anything special.