The Shot That Saved Tiger Woods’ Round

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After pulling his tee shot into this hazard on the par-4 sixth hole at PGA National on Thursday, Tiger unloaded a string of profanities that led one woman in the gallery to remark, "Oh my, he needs anger management."
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Tiger gets his rain pants from caddie Joe LaCava. Thinking the ball was unplayable, the gallery cheered when they saw Woods remove his shoes and socks.
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Tiger goes into the hazard to check his lie.
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"It was only half-submerged, so I could play some kind of explosion shot and get it back in the fairway," Tiger said.
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After a chat with LaCava, Tiger decides to hit 9-iron.
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The shot created a huge splash.
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Escape artist. Tiger makes good contact from the water.
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Tiger was able to advance his second shot 76 yards into the fairway.
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Tiger towels off and gets ready to hit his third shot; after his splash shot, Tiger has 81 yards to the hole.
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Mission accomplished, Tiger takes off his rain pants and puts his sweater back on.
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With his next shot, Tiger a 60-degree wedge to eight feet and drained the putt for par, and then made birdie on the par-3 seventh. "Could easily have been three [over], and all of a sudden I'm even," he said. Woods finished his round with an even-par 70.