Tiger Woods recovered from a shanked tee shot that hit an ecstatic fan to produce an unforgettable third round – including a near albatross – as the 15-time major champion powered up the leaderboard at the Genesis Invitational.
In his first US PGA Tour event in seven months, Woods just snuck into the third round, making the halfway cut on the number – one-over par – after a three-over 74 in the second round.
But Woods hit back on Sunday morning (AEDT), making three birdies, an eagle and a bogey en route to a four-under 67 in Los Angeles.
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That eagle on the par-five first — his 10th hole of the day — was almost an albatross after the US golfing legend produced a remarkable approach that threatened the hole before coming to a stop three feet from the pin….