He isn't on the Players Championship leaderboard. His two-day total puts him behind 29 other players. But at least Tiger Woods is still here, which is more than you can say for world No. 1 Rory McIlroy or for Eldrick, circa 2011.
A year ago, Woods was already long gone, thanks to his nine-hole, first-round Limp Off. And a year before that, he withdrew during his final round of The Players. He beat the TPC Sawgrass crowds out of town, but that was about it for victories.
Woods is still a semi-long shot to win this thing. He's tied for 30th, and six strokes off the lead held by Zach Johnson, Matt Kuchar and the human rain delay, Kevin Na. Plus, this course and Woods have had their share of fistfights.
But unlike McIlroy, who is 3-for-3 on Friday trunk slamming at The Players, Woods is sticking around. He shot a 4-under-par 68 on Friday, a half-dozen...