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Poor putting leaves Woods in a hole at PGA

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Tiger Woods hits out of a bunker on the ninth hole during the third round of the PGA Championship golf tournament Saturday, Aug. 14, 2010, at Whistling Straits in Haven, Wis. (AP Photo/Jeffrey Phelps) By Jeffrey Phelps Tiger Woods hits out of a bunker on the ninth hole during the third round of the PGA Championship golf tournament Saturday, Aug. 14, 2010, at Whistling Straits in Haven, Wis. (AP Photo/Jeffrey Phelps) By Jeffrey Phelps
Tiger Woods drops his club after hitting his drive in the rough on the 11th hole during the third round of the PGA Championship golf tournament Saturday, Aug. 14, 2010, at Whistling Straits in Haven, Wis. (AP Photo/Jeffrey Phelps) By Jeffrey Phelps Tiger Woods drops his club after hitting his drive in the rough on the 11th hole during the third round of the PGA Championship golf tournament Saturday, Aug. 14, 2010, at Whistling Straits in Haven, Wis. (AP Photo/Jeffrey Phelps) By Jeffrey Phelps

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) -- Tiger Woods stood, hand on hip, and glared. Yet another putt that refused to drop, yet another birdie opportunity wasted.
  

After pulling within five strokes of the lead Saturday morning and giving the plod-along PGA Championship some badly needed buzz, all the moves Woods made in the third round were in the wrong direction. He had to close birdie-birdie just to stay even for the day and, at 3-under 213, he was in danger of trailing by double digits when the fourth round begins.
  

"Ironically enough, today I hit the ball better than I did the first two days. I made nothing," Woods said. "You have to putt. I stuffed it in there early on the first few holes and made nothing, and also had a few other putts on the front nine. No matter how good you hit it, you've still got to make putts. I just didn't do that today."
  

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