MASTERS WATCH: Lindsey’s ex

AUGUSTA, GA. (AP) - While Olympic ski champion Lindsey Vonn is cheering on Tiger Woods again at the Masters, her ex has been on Twitter delivering a shot at the new couple.

Woods was penalized two strokes on Saturday for an improper drop in the second round, hurting his chances to win a fifth green jacket. The problem started when a television viewer called in to question whether Woods had followed the rules.

Thomas Vonn tweeted, “No problem Masters tournament happy to call in and help. You always have to keep an eye on those cheaters.” He added a smiley face to his comment.

Somehow, we get the feeling that neither Tiger nor Lindsey is smiling.

_ Paul Newberry, www.twitter.com/pnewberry1963

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TIGER TUMBLES

Tiger Woods has never come from behind to win any of his 14 major titles. There’s no sign of a breakthrough at the Masters.

While others are charging up the leaderboard, Woods is plodding along with a shaky putter. He started with four straight pars before a three-putt bogey at the fifth knocked him back to 2 under. He followed with a bogey on No. 7 _ falling a daunting seven strokes off the lead.

Looks like it’s time to start looking ahead to the U.S. Open in June, Woods‘ next chance to draw closer to Jack Nicklaus’ record of 18 major titles.

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ANOTHER 10!

This time No. 12 got Bubba Watson. Last year’s Masters champion put up the second 10 of the day on the hole called Golden Bell. Earlier Sunday, Kevin Na had a 10 on the Par 3, 155-yard picturesque hole that showed how treacherous it can be with Rae’s Creek in the front and three bunkers, one in front and two in the rear, surrounding it.

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EXPERIENCE MATERS

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