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Tiger's Torrey Pines Win Proves ... Not Much

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The mystery that Tiger Woods' career has become remains unsolved, the enigma burnished by a quizzical performance even on a course where the outcome seems never in doubt.

Woods won the Farmers Insurance Open by four, an impressive margin were it not for the fact that he led by eight and inexplicably (inexcusably?) began spraying the ball to all fields, one of them unplayable. He shot 39 on the back nine Monday, a scattershot finish that extended a trend of them in recent months, even years.

 

Yes, he won for the 75th time in his PGA Tour career, second only to Sam Snead's 82, and he now has four victories in his last 10 months. But each of them has come on a course with which he is comfortable and has been successful.

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