It wasn't a 15-stroke win like the 2000 U.S. Open. It wasn't a playoff nail-biter like the 2005 Masters. Tiger Woods' latest major championship title featured a strategic attack on Southern Hills at the 89th PGA Championship.
It was boring. Mundane. Tiger Woods hit nine of 14 fairways, 14 of 18 greens in regulation and made only two birdies in Saturday's third round of the PGA Championship. But it was enough to put him in position for yet another major victory.
Tiger Woods flirted with golf's Holy Grail on Friday. His final-hole putt for a major record 62 agonizingly didn't drop into the cup, but he does own a two-shot lead at the PGA Championship, in search of his 13th career major title.
Six years ago, Stewart Cink missed an 18-inch bogey putt that ultimately would have put him in a U.S. Open playoff. This week, he returns to the scene of the crime, as Southern Hills CC plays host to the PGA Championship.