Tiger Woods doesn’t sound like a guy in survival mode. Though he needs a lights-out performance at the PGA Championship to make a run at a spot in the FedEx Cup playoffs, he’s not thinking in those terms.
“I'm just trying to get my game better for years to come,” he said Tuesday at Whistling Straits.
Woods has fallen to 278th in the world, and his best finish in nine PGA Tour events this year is a tie for 17th at the Masters. He didn’t break 75 in four rounds at the U.S. and British Opens.
He said the combination of off-season back surgery, rehab and trying to learn a new swing was “the perfect storm … it couldn’t have been...