Tiger Woods remains an enigma entering US Open

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June 11, 2018 - 11:00 PM

Tiger Woods tees off on the first hole during round 2 of the PGA Championship on Aug. 14, 2015 at Whistling Straits in Haven, Wis. Rick Wood/Milwaukee Journal Sentinel/TNS

His irons are sublime, his driver for the most part long and straight.

If we’ve learned anything from his latest comeback, Tiger Woods can still putt a bit, too.

A decade ago that would have made him the overwhelming pick to win the U.S. Open. Heck, a decade ago he won the U.S. Open basically on one leg for what, incredibly enough, was his last major championship win.

But as Woods docks his yacht near Shinnecock Hills this week he’s still a golfing enigma of sorts. His scores are decent, if not spectacular, but he’s yet to win and has only been in serious contention once in nine tournaments this year.

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