On the brink: Woods electrifies in 2nd-place finish at PGA

Brooks Koepka

Brooks Koepka is bidding to become the first player to claim a US Open and US PGA double since 2000

Okay, we didn't see every single important shot on Sunday but that happens with Sky too and there was a noticeable delay between the market and the action but again, that's the same every week on Sky with the PGA Tour events (far less so with European Tour events).

Woods carded a second consecutive round of 66 to move him just four behind overnight clubhouse leader Brooks Koepka with Sunday's final round looming.

It wasn't as if I wasn't looking for alternatives to those picked out before the off but as highlighted in the In-Play Blog, I thought Brooks looked the value at halfway and I thought it was damn near impossible to pick an alternative with so many just behind him with a round to go. So it's great to see him playing well.

'But Tiger serves that objective as a vice-captain or a player and I'm looking forward to having his help'.

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Koepka, 28, won the Wanamaker Trophy for his second major championship of the year, following his victory in June at the 2018 U.S. Open in NY.

"I had to kind of figure this out on my own, and it's been really hard, it's a lot harder than people think", Woods said after the event, according to ESPN. We'll have to wait until Tiger wins that elusive 15th major to know for sure. "Pandemonium is breaking out with Tiger Woods, then you look at Brooks Koepka, who was just totally unfazed, wasn't going to be rattled".

"I played hard", Woods said after finishing his final round with a six-under 64 - his best final round at a major. "Bit of a struggle with my game". Players from all over the world said the enthusiastic crowds have been making it fun for them to play-despite the heat, storms and weather delay. He needed a grand total of 10 putts to make the turn in 3-under 32 and stay within two shots. "I've got to be competing at something".

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He's also not on the Ryder Cup team, but shot up to 11th in the standings there and will be a lock as a captain's pick.

The 42-year-old American underwent spinal fusion last year but showed glimpses of the sublime form that has earned him 14 majors.

Already he has a stellar line up of eight automatic qualifiers among whom Rickie Fowler is the only player not to have won a major.

The impact was dramatic for rivals as well.

Schauffele missed out on his third major top-10 of the season at Bellerive after a disappointing final-round 72, but he would fit nicely into Furyk's line-up alongside fellow youngsters Jordan Spieth and Justin Thomas.

"This is motivation to kick on, make the most of the rest of this year and go into next year's [majors] season full of confidence".

Koepka's position at the top of the leaderboard came under threat as they turned for the back nine, as Tiger's charge was coupled with pressure from playing partner Adam Scott.

Scott, the 2013 Masters champion, missed a short birdie putt at the par-5 17th and made bogey 18 to finish third but was pleased with his overall effort. "I didn't play the last two holes very well".

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