Tiger Struggles While Former Caddie Keeps Adam Scott in the Lead

Shane PattonCorrespondent IAugust 6, 2011

AKRON, OH - AUGUST 06:  Tiger Woods looks on from the fairway on the sixth hole during the third round of the World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational on the South Course at Firestone Country Club on August 6, 2011 in Akron, Ohio.  (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)
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Tiger Woods' “comeback” hit a major snag today as he struggled to a two-over-72 performance at the WGC Bridgestone Invitational.

Woods' inability to practice (due to his Achilles injury) proved significant as it took Tiger 11 holes to hit a fairway Saturday.

Tourney leader Adam Scott, who is now employing Woods’ former caddie Stevie Williams, kept his lead for the third consecutive day after posting a four-under-par 66.

Tiger, playing in his first tournament in nearly three months, appeared frustrated at his lack of control.

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