Tiger Woods falls just short as Paul Casey wins Valspar Championship

  • Woods finishes second after brilliant putt on 17th raises hopes
  • Englishman Casey takes second PGA Tour title after final-round 65

Paul Casey surged to victory at the Valspar Championship in Florida on Sunday as Tiger Woods finished one stroke behind in a tie for second place.

The old Tiger magic was missing for most of the day as a cold putter hampered the 14-times major champion in his quest for a chance to record his first victory since 2013. Missing, that is, until the par-three 17th, where Woods perfectly read and then executed a 45-foot birdie putt, his ball curling deliciously into the centre of the cup as the gallery went berserk.

Continue reading...

About the Author

Comments are closed.