Steve DiMeglio discusses how Tiger Woods has been preparing differently for the 2019 U.S. Open at Pebble Beach. USA TODAY
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — Tiger Woods chose not to play a practice round Tuesday at Pebble Beach, saying he wanted to be energized and ready to go come Thursday for Round 1 of the U.S. Open.
He called it a “rest day,” but the large pool of sweat showing through his dark blue Nike polo in the early afternoon suggested otherwise.
Woods clearly hit the range hard and spent a lot of time on the practice green working with putting consultant Matt Killen, with whom Woods also spent time ahead of the