Last week, Tiger won the Buick Invitational for the 4th straight times by an 8 shot margin. This week, after a horrendous 3rd round to trail by 4 strokes going into the final day, he birdied 5 of his last 7 holes to win his 2nd straight tournament in 2008, 5th straight (including the unofficial Target event) and 6 of the last 7 dating back to 2007. Amazing!
Tiger Wins Dubai in Dramatic Fashion
Posted: 2008-02-03 09:20:31
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (Feb. 3) – Tiger Woods birdied his last two holes Sunday to rally from a four-shot deficit and win the Dubai Desert Classic, starting his season with two victories that looked nothing alike.
One week after winning the Buick Invitational by eight shots, Woods had to birdie five of his last seven holes for a 7-under 65, then wait to see if Ernie Els could catch him. Els needed a birdie on the par-5 18th to force a playoff, but a wayward tee shot led to bogey.”To go 2-for-2, it’s a pretty good start, isn’t it?” said Woods, who hit nine birdies in the final round – including six on the back nine.
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