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Tiger Woods was in with a chance of a first win in more than 2 years but then he did this

Maybe he’s not quite back.

Another day to forget for Tiger.
Another day to forget for Tiger.
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AFTER WORKING HARD all week to stay in contention, Tiger Woods has just blown his chances of winning his first tournament in more than two years at the Wyndham Championship.

In just his 11th event of the year, Woods had shared the 36-hole lead at the Sedgefield Country Club and started today’s final round just two shots adrift of the leader.

For the first time in 2015, Woods had shot three consecutive rounds in the 60s.

But his hopes of winning his 80th PGA Tour title following a barren couple of years have gone up in smoke after a meltdown on the par four 11th hole.

Having tugged his second shot just left of the green, Woods was left with a relatively straightforward chip shot.

This is what followed:

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The former world number one eventually walked off with a triple bogey seven and then dropped another shot on the next hole to drop down to 25th.

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Woods is bidding to qualify for the FedEx Cup playoffs this week but he would have to finish top of the leaderboard to have any chance of making it to the Barclays Championship next week.

His last win came at the 2013 WGC-Bridgestone Invitational.

Davis Love III is currently leading while Charl Schwartzel, Paul Casey and Martin Kaymer are all in the chasing pack.

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