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June 15, 2008
The final day begins
Play in the final round got started at 7 a.m. but Tiger and Lee Westwood are still more than an hour away from their starting time. The big question is how will Tiger's knee react today and how much will it affect the way he plays. If he can get off to a quick start, he could put enough pressure on the rest of the field to close them out. If he struggles like he did yesterday, he will give guys like Westwood, Rocco Mediate and Geoff Ogilvy some momentum, assuming they play okay.
One interesting note is that they are playing a forward tee on the par-4, 14th. It;'s just 266 yards to the green, but the pin is tucked four paces off the edge, right near the greenside bunker. But for someone down by a few late in the round, it might be worth the gamble to go for it.
The first nine holes that Woods and Westwood play should tell us a lot. Then again, after nine yesterday Tiger looked liked he had nothing and we all know what happened.