James Lawton: Can a reborn Tiger Woods whip this British Open course into submission one more time?
IT is four years and counting, hard, now since the Tiger, the improbable favourite of this British Open, last won down the coast in Hoylake in 2006, whipped a great golf course into submission. But you wouldn't have thought so here yesterday.
You wouldn't have thought this was a man still running beneath his own long shadow.
Maybe it is his sense that a truce has been called on the Doomsday speculation about the scale of personal disintegration signalled by his collision with a fire hydrant two and a half years ago.