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For only the second time in his career, Tiger Woods was eliminated from the Match Play Championship in the very first round.Once considered his strongest format, Woods gave up a lead to Thomas Bjorn on the back nine, sunk a clutch birdie putt on 18 to extend the match, then completely missed the fairway on the first extra hole.
He conceded the match after missing a putt for bogey.
Afterward, Tiger told reporters: “I blew it.”
After three straight tournaments finishing out of the top 20, his 2011 season doesn’t look any better than his disastrous 2010.
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