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Tiger Woods gets new putting coach

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04:11 PM ET 03.09 | After watching Tiger Woods struggle with his putter at The Honda Classic last week, Steve Stricker offered the world's number two golfer a putting tip earlier in the week that seems to have done the trick. Woods rolled in nine birdies on Thursday at The WGC-Cadillac to shoot a -6 under, 66 which was good for a share of the first round lead. Earlier in the week, Steve Stricker was working with Woods on the shaft angle of Woods' putter to better align it with his ball position at address. It must have helped, because nine birdies is just one shy of his record of 10 birdies, which he made twice, at the 2005 Buick Invitational at Torrey Pines' North Course and at the 2003 Bay Hill Invitational.

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March 9, 2013  11:33 PM ET

Whatever, bottom line it for us, is he gonna win another Major or not?

March 9, 2013  11:58 PM ET

He had a good day today.

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March 11, 2013  09:50 AM ET

Good show, Tiger.

March 11, 2013  10:26 AM ET
QUOTE(#5):

Good show, Tiger.

CBS showed some crazy stat, outta Tigers last 67 holes played, 42 of them were 1 putts!

March 11, 2013  11:55 AM ET
QUOTE(#1):

Whatever, bottom line it for us, is he gonna win another Major or not?

He will if he putts like that. If his confidence is good come the Masters he could win a couple this year. However, if he gets in contention at Augusta and falls back, I'm betting on another Major-less year for el gato.

March 11, 2013  12:14 PM ET

I could careless about tiger woods.When they start talking about tiger I mute or just change the station because I am so sick of hearing about woods.This is way I quite watching golf because the only thing they talk about is tiger woods.

March 11, 2013  01:29 PM ET
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CBS showed some crazy stat, outta Tigers last 67 holes played, 42 of them were 1 putts!

I thought I heard that for the tournament he only missed 3 putts inside of 10 feet.

March 11, 2013  11:35 PM ET
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I could careless about tiger woods.When they start talking about tiger I mute or just change the station because I am so sick of hearing about woods.This is way I quite watching golf because the only thing they talk about is tiger woods.

Any particular reason?

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March 13, 2013  12:10 PM ET
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Even the very best putters in the history of the game have not been able to do what Eldrick did last weekend on a regular basis. As amazing as his putter was working for him, I'm more amazed that he only won by a few strokes.

Yup, that was a clinic. No coincidence that Strick came in second. Stricker should see if he can give Phil some putting tips too.

March 13, 2013  01:35 PM ET
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Any particular reason?

I have had him ram down my throat for years,just like the dallas cowboys and the yankees.Woods is a great golfer but I am sick of hearing about him.

March 13, 2013  06:59 PM ET

O.K. I feel your pain. I am a long time Cowboy Hater but I like the Yankees and Tiger. I can understand your comment now. His ex wife is involved with her neighbor now. Very wealthy guy with a yacht in the 140 foot range.

 
March 18, 2013  10:34 AM ET
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O.K. I feel your pain. I am a long time Cowboy Hater but I like the Yankees and Tiger. I can understand your comment now. His ex wife is involved with her neighbor now. Very wealthy guy with a yacht in the 140 foot range.

Tell her new Fella to wear a helmet and full face mask at all times

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