Tiger Woods: For at least one round on the Blue Monster at Doral, Woods looked more than capable of getting back to the top of the world ranking that he occupied for more than 10 years.
The PGA champion told 'Sports Illustrated' in an interview he should not have quit playing in the second round of last week's Honda Classic in Florida, no matter how badly he was playing at the time.
He later said it was more dental than mental, releasing a statement that he couldn't concentrate because of a sore wisdom tooth.
Tiger Woods, who started on the back nine at PGA National, got off to a rough start with bogeys on his first and fourth holes but recovered with two birdies on the back nine in unusually chilly and overcast conditions for Florida.
2012 US Open: Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, and Bubba Watson will play together on Thursday. How will they play the historic 16th hole at the Olympic Club in San Francisco?
Tiger Woods shot a 62 Sunday, his best final round ever. But it wasn't enough to catch Rory McIlroy in the Honda Classic. McIlroy is now the world's No. 1 golfer.