Q. In terms of tough conditions, how hard does it make it?
TIGER WOODS: I think if these greens get baked out, if this wind stays up like this, it could be one of the tougher golf courses we'll face, except for the majors.
I didn't hit the ball close to the holes because it was really tough to get it close with the wind flowing as hard as it is and the greens are kind of on the trampoline side, it's really hard to gauge how much it's going to release on the greens and it's hard to get it close.
But you've got to take care of the par 5s here, especially with my length, and I really didn't do that. I parred two of the par 5s with a 4-iron and 5-iron. You just can't make mistakes like that.
Q. Surprised to see a name like Verplank up there?
TIGER WOODS: No. Fairways are definitely running. He hits it so straight, it doesn't really matter. Just hit driver on every hole, just like Scott Hoch did. I'm sure he'll probably whip out driver just about every hole and just rip it down there.
TIGER WOODS: Yeah, I feel pretty good. My practice sessions have been going pretty good. Just excited to get back out here and compete. It's a lot of fun.
Q. Hard to believe this is the last day of winter.
TIGER WOODS: A little different than Denver, isn't it. (Laughing), yeah.
Q. Do you think you can name any guys who have 3-Peated in a major?
TIGER WOODS: In a row? Three in a row? Same major --
Q. Six guys have done it.
TIGER WOODS: Six guys have done it. I'm probably going to have to go back. Probably going to go to -- obviously Walter Hagen, PGA. Probably have to go back to the British Open, Junior and Snead both did it -- my history is not too good, is it.
Q. Not many people can do it.
TIGER WOODS: That's all I've got.
Q. Peter Thomson, British was the last.
TIGER WOODS: Oh, really? Didn't he win like five out of seven or something like that? He did all right. (Laughter.)
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