By Elaine Donnelly
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Tiger Woods was long gone from PGA National when Jack Nicklaus settled into his seat in the NBC Sports tower.
Woods seized control in the fog-delayed Farmers Insurance Open with a strong driving performance that carried him to a 3-under 69 and a four-shot lead after the third round. Even when he got a little wild off the tee late in chilly afternoon of the fourth round, he still made birdies to stretch his lead to six shots when play was suspended by darkness.
A capsule look at 20 top contenders in the British Open, to be played July 19-22 at Royal Lytham & St. Annes (listed in predicted order of finish):
To chase his dream, K.J. Choi had to climb a mountain.
Graeme McDowell and Jim Furyk, a pair of U.S. Open champions, managed to beat par at The Olympic Club.
Steve Stricker withdrew from the BMW Championship on Friday because of weakness in his left arm that first began to bother him nine months ago.
Lee Westwood is so far behind the lead he's not even thinking about chasing Rory McIlroy on the weekend.
Only a few months removed from his Masters meltdown, Rory McIlroy made six birdies and not a single bogey in the first round of the U.S. Open to open a three-shot lead on Y.E. Yang.
Rory McIlroy pondered his back-nine collapse at the Masters earlier this year for a week, plucked some lessons for future use and then insisted the miserable Sunday was in his past.
Jack Nicklaus doesn't want Tiger Woods to break his record of 18 major championships.
The combination of the Ocean Course and the world's best golfers has made tickets for the 2012 PGA Championship extremely hot items.