Tiger Tracker: Shot-by-shot recap of Tiger Woods' Sunday 73 at Firestone

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Tiger Tracker: Shot-by-shot recap of Tiger Woods' Sunday 73 at Firestone

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Tiger Tracker: Shot-by-shot recap of Tiger Woods' Sunday 73 at Firestone

Tiger Woods made it another 73 on Sunday at Firestone, as he had a dismal weekend.

In the final WGC-Bridgestone Invitational at Firestone’s South Course, Woods will almost certainly finish outside the top 25 despite sitting T-10 through 36 holes. A weekend to forget for sure.

We still chronicled his final round, shot by shot. Catch up with what you may’ve missed below…

Hole No. 18: Par 4, 464 yards

OFF THE TEE (3:01 p.m. ET): A monster driver down the right side of the fairway here. Good closing drive.

APPROACH SHOT (3:05 p.m. ET): That’s pretty solid. Tiger spins this within 10 feet beyond the pin. Could be a closing birdie.

ON THE GREEN (3:11 p.m. ET): A closing birdie! Tiger drains that for a back-nine 39 with one par. What a stressful and brutal day. Tiger made six birdies today and still fired a 73. This is a weekend to forget. He won’t win the PGA if he plays anything like he did this weekend.

TIGER ON THE DAY: 3-over 73 (Even overall, T-32)

Hole No. 17: Par 4, 400 yards

OFF THE TEE (2:49 p.m. ET): This iron finds the left side of the fairway. All good.

APPROACH SHOT (2:53 p.m. ET): And this is a solid shot that finishes about 15 feet right and under the cup. He has that left for birdie. He still hasn’t made a par on the back nine.

ON THE GREEN (2:59 p.m. ET): He can’t get that to drop. He two-putts and we have our first par on the back nine!

TIGER ON THE DAY: 4 over through 17 (1 over overall, T-40)

Hole No. 16: Par 5, 648 yards

OFF THE TEE (2:33 p.m. ET): A mammoth drive from Tiger here that launches down the downslope and just trickles into the left intermediate. That may be 400 yards out there. He can go for this green in two with a good lie there.

APPROACH SHOT (2:40 p.m. ET): And of course this one goes in the water. Ugh. That one came up short from just inside 250 yards. This is a nightmare of a weekend. He’ll have to drop for his fourth and try to get up and down from inside 100 yards for par.

FOURTH SHOT (2:44 p.m. ET): He compounds this error. Has a 40-yard shot for his fourth and this one bounds over the green into rough. He’ll have to chip in from there for par.

AROUND THE GREEN (2:45 p.m. ET): With water past the hole on this chip, Tiger gets tentative and comes up 10-15 feet short. Wow. After going for this in two, he’ll have to make that mid-range putt to avoid another double.

ON THE GREEN (2:47 p.m. ET): Nope, this one finishes a couple feet by. He taps in from there for double bogey. This is getting beyond brutal.

TIGER ON THE DAY: 4 over through 16 (1 over overall, T-41)

Hole No. 15: Par 3, 221 yards

OFF THE TEE (2:22 p.m. ET): And that is finally a nice shot. Tiger knocks this tee shot to about 8 feet. Good shot at a rebound birdie.

ON THE GREEN (2:26 p.m. ET): That does fall for a birdie. A great birdie on a tough hole. He has five today and is still +2 on his round. That tells you what a roller coaster this has been.

TIGER ON THE DAY: 2 over through 15 (1 under overall, T-32)

Hole No. 14: Par 4, 467 yards

OFF THE TEE (2:07 p.m. ET): What was that? Tiger knocks this one into the trees short right and this drive maybe went 200 yards and is in trouble right. This round is falling apart.

SECOND SHOT (2:09 p.m. ET): Tiger fails to get out of here. The ball maybe goes 100 yards and stays in the right rough. He’ll have a full third shot from a tough position.

THIRD SHOT (2:11 p.m. ET): And he launches this one long and left over the green. He’ll have to hole a 20-yard pitch for par.

AROUND THE GREEN (2:16 p.m. ET): This is all falling apart even more. Tiger leaves his first pitch short in the rough and his remaining chip comes up 8 feet short. He has that just for double bogey!

ON THE GREEN (2:19 p.m. ET): He does drain it to only make double, but man this is getting bad. That momentum toward the PGA? It has not arrived Sunday.

TIGER ON THE DAY: 3 over through 14 (Even overall, T-36)

Hole No. 13: Par 4, 471 yards

OFF THE TEE (1:52 p.m. ET): A launched driver here, and this one is too far left. He’s in the rough here and might be in trouble with trees.

SECOND SHOT (1:56 p.m. ET): All Tiger can do is get this back in the fairway, leaving him about 70 yards for his third. This has been quite an adventure of a round.

THIRD SHOT (1:59 p.m. ET): Not bad, but not great. Tiger wedges to 10-15 feet and will have that to avoid back-to-back bogeys.

ON THE GREEN (2:04 p.m. ET): Tiger can’t get this one to drop, and it’s indeed back-to-back bogeys. He has five bogeys today.

TIGER ON THE DAY: 1 over through 13 (2 under overall, T-32)

Hole No. 12: Par 3, 180 yards

OFF THE TEE (1:40 p.m. ET): Tiger hates this one right off the bat. He should, as this misses the green right. With the pin front and a little right, this could be quite a tricky up and down.

AROUND THE GREEN (1:44 p.m. ET): Tiger had less than nothing from a downslope in a greenside bunker, and short-sided too. All he can do is basically blast this out and back over the green, which he does. He chips his third from the rough back to 2 feet, which will ensure a bogey. But it’s still a bogey.

ON THE GREEN (1:48 p.m. ET): Tiger indeed taps in for bogey. A very up and down day for TW.

TIGER ON THE DAY: Even through 12 (3 under overall, T-29)

Hole No. 11: Par 4, 424 yards

OFF THE TEE (1:30 p.m. ET): A fairway for Tiger here, which is nice. And this one is a good deal down there, which means a short-iron or wedge in.

APPROACH SHOT (1:34 p.m. ET): That’s a nice, solid shot. Lands this just below pin-high and it rolls to about pin-high, 12 feet left of the flag. That leaves him a decent birdie look.

ON THE GREEN (1:37 p.m. ET): Plenty of birdies today! This one seems to take a while to break left to right but eventually does, catches the left side of the cup and drops for a birdie. That’s already his fourth birdie today.

TIGER ON THE DAY: 1 under through 11 (4 under overall, T-24)

Hole No. 10: Par 4, 410 yards

OFF THE TEE (1:16 p.m. ET): And we’re back to well left, as Tiger knocks this one way offline. It looks like that might be harmless in the rough, though. He’ll have a wedge in from the rough if no trouble.

APPROACH SHOT (1:20 p.m. ET): Nope, he had tree trouble, so he had to punch that one. Predictably, this runs through the green and over the back. It digs down in the rough there, too. He’ll have plenty of green to work with on that chip, but it still won’t be easy.

AROUND THE GREEN (1:23 p.m. ET): Indeed, a tough chip that he had to flop and let run out some 40 feet down to the hole. He does that pretty well, as this ball just trickles right and long, about 7-8 feet from the cup. Pretty nice from there. A good chance to save par.

ON THE GREEN (1:25 p.m. ET): And Tiger is frustrated. That one was always low and right, and he yells at himself as that ball drifts off. A tough bogey, and he falls back to even on the day. He definitely looks better than Saturday, but he’s still grinding for sure.

TIGER ON THE DAY: Even through 10 (3 under overall, T-31)

Hole No. 9: Par 4, 507 yards

OFF THE TEE (1:03 p.m. ET): Finally! Tiger roasts a driver way down the fairway here, and he begins and closes his front nine by hitting the fairway. He did not hit a single one in the short grass in between. Whatever, good position here to possibly close the front birdie-birdie.

APPROACH SHOT (1:07 p.m. ET): It’s amazing to see Tiger’s swing speed still so far up there in his comeback. That driver went 367 yards, leaving him 139 yards in on a 500 yard-ish par 4. Wow. Anyway, that smashed tee shot pays off as he spins a wedge about 10 feet under the cup. A good look to go out in 2-under 33.

ON THE GREEN (1:12 p.m. ET): And that’s a nice opportunity missed, as this one slides by on the left. Wasn’t ever online or close to going in. He taps in for par and is out in 1-under 34. Tiger hit 2/7 fairways, 6/9 GIR and had 14 putts on that nine.

TIGER ON THE DAY: 1 under through 9 (4 under overall, T-26)

Hole No. 8: Par 4, 500 yards

OFF THE TEE (12:52 p.m. ET): He misses left yet again off the tee, as this driver bounds into the rough over there. Tiger just hasn’t had it at all off the tee this week.

APPROACH SHOT (12:55 p.m. ET): From 187 yards in the rough, Tiger land this one on the front of the green and gets it to roll out and finish about 20 feet right of the cup. A pretty solid shot from there.

ON THE GREEN (12:59 p.m. ET): There we go! Tiger drains that birdie putt, and we’re back in business. You could hear a roar on the range, thinking that had to be for Tiger’s birdie considering his huge crowd.

TIGER ON THE DAY: 1 under through 8 (4 under overall, T-27)

Hole No. 7: Par 3, 217 yards

OFF THE TEE (12:41 p.m. ET): This is another GIR but long putt on a par 3. Maybe 40 feet for birdie as this one finishes well below the hole. Just looking for a two-putt par here.

ON THE GREEN (12:47 p.m. ET): Tiger lags this to about 3 feet and cleans up the remainder for par.

TIGER ON THE DAY: Even through 7 (3 under overall, T-31)

Hole No. 6: Par 4, 456 yards

OFF THE TEE (12:26 p.m. ET): And there is the left miss that costs him. Tiger goes left again off the tee, but this is way left. Not exactly sure where that ended up, but Tiger could be in trouble. We’ll see.

APPROACH SHOT (12:31 p.m. ET): Tiger did have a path to the green as this ends up in rough, but had to play a big hook. This doesn’t draw enough, and he misses the green right. Pin is left, so may not be too tough an up and down.

AROUND THE GREEN (12:34 p.m. ET): It’s about 30 yards from the rough here, and this is solid as he lands this about 30 feet short of the cup and let’s the ball run and maybe finish 8-9 feet left of the cup. That leaves a good chance to save par.

ON THE GREEN (12:36 p.m. ET): No dice on that one, as that dives right at the end and grazes by the right edge. This is Tiger’s second bogey in three holes, and his birdie-birdie start has been fully neutralized.

TIGER ON THE DAY: Even through 6 (3 under overall, T-30)

Hole No. 5: Par 3, 210 yards

OFF THE TEE (12:16 p.m. ET): This 7-iron does find the green, but is WAY short of the back flag. Probably some 50 feet left for birdie.

ON THE GREEN (12:24 p.m. ET): That first putt was only OK, and Tiger left himself a good 6 feet after this one finishes left and short. But he does bury the remainder to avoid bogey-bogey. That one actually hit the left edge, curled around the cup and dropped. A sigh of relief. That would’ve been a killer. Good par.

TIGER ON THE DAY: 1 under through 5 (4 under overall, T-24)

Hole No. 4: Par 4, 462 yards

OFF THE TEE (12:05 p.m. ET): A little bit left on the drive here (seems to be a theme developing), but once again he’s in the intermediate cut. So he’s living on the edge on his drives and getting away with it. Technically he hasn’t hit a fairway since No. 1, but he’s been fine every time so far.

APPROACH SHOT (12:10 p.m. ET): This approach comes up just short and right in the rough. An aggressive play it seems that just misses. He’s no more than 25 feet from the cup, but he’s in the rough. We’ll see on the lie if this is a simple chip or a tricky one.

AROUND THE GREEN (12:13 p.m. ET): That chip from a good lie is meh, as Tiger doesn’t like it and this one runs about 5 feet by. A tester upcoming for par.

ON THE GREEN (12:15 p.m. ET): Nope. Tiger misses as he always had that just a little too far left and that’s a momentum-killing bogey. Blunts his birdie-birdie start a bit.

TIGER ON THE DAY: 1 under through 4 (4 under overall, T-24)

Hole No. 3: Par 4, 446 yards

OFF THE TEE (11:50 a.m. ET): Iron off the tee here that just drifts into the first cut left, but that’s just fine. That shot went way down there, too. Possibly 300+ … with an iron.

APPROACH SHOT (11:54 a.m. ET): Well, the lie was no problem, but Tiger had to play a nice draw to get this around a tree in the path. This barely draws and lands on the right edge of the green and gets a great kick left. This ball has a little too much pace but just finishes on the back fringe some 25-30 feet beyond the cup. A good break with that kick, as an average bounce would’ve left this in the right rough.

ON THE GREEN (11:59 a.m. ET): A great putt, but it just slides by on the left side of the cup. A couple more inches to the right and we have a birdie-birdie-birdie start. But he’s still 2 under early, and his putter looks really good.

TIGER ON THE DAY: 2 under through 3 (5 under overall, T-17)

Hole No. 2: Par 5, 516 yards

OFF THE TEE (11:35 a.m. ET): That driver seemed a little pulled, but it works out just fine. This one lands along the left rough line but bounds forward and ends up in the intermediate stuff. That’s just fine, and he’ll have a great angle to a right pin as he goes for this in two.

APPROACH SHOT (11:42 a.m. ET): And that is no good. Tiger pulls this one from 203 yards and didn’t strike it well either. This ball comes up short and left, looks like bunker. That leaves a long 20 yard-ish shot, but plenty of green to work with to that right pin. Still, that poor approach was familiar if you watched Tiger yesterday.

AROUND THE GREEN (11:44 a.m. ET): Indeed in the bunker and Tiger blasts this to about 8 feet short of the cup. That long bunker shot wasn’t simple even with plenty of green to work with, so solid result. Good chance for birdie-birdie start.

ON THE GREEN (11:48 a.m. ET): He runs that one right in, man that was a smooth stroke. Birdie-birdie start, and he looks good. Maybe a low round for a backdoor top 10?

TIGER ON THE DAY: 2 under through 2 (5 under overall, T-17)

Hole No. 1: Par 4, 387 yards

OFF THE TEE (11:20 a.m. ET): Iron off the tee for Tiger like usual here, and this is a solid one down the left side of the fairway. Good start, and he’s probably in search of a much better approach here than yesterday.

APPROACH SHOT (11:25 a.m. ET): From just over 125 yards, Tiger actually lands that right near the hole and this bounces about 12 feet beyond. That’s a pretty good shot there, especially with a front pin over a false front. He couldn’t play a shot with a lot of backspin without risking the ball coming off the false front. So that’s a nice, safe shot and gives him a good chance still.

ON THE GREEN (11:30 a.m. ET): BOOM! Actually a slippery 18-footer but he coaxes that one in the left side of the cup. We’re off with an opening birdie.

TIGER ON THE DAY: 1 under through 1 (4 under overall, T-22)

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