defeated Tiger Woods with a dramatic 25-foot birdie putt on the first playoff hole at the Chevron World Challenge. McDowell made a 20-foot birdie putt on the same hole (18) to force Woods into the playoff.
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lead was cut to one stroke early in the final round. For the next eight holes, McDowell chased Woods, remaining one stroke behind.
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McDowell got off to a blazing start, going three under through the first five holes.
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Woods made double-bogey on the par-5 13th hole to drop two shots back of McDowell.
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McDowell birdied the 13th for a three-shot swing.
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Woods's game was not has sharp in the final round as it had been in the previous three.
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McDowell was clutch with the putter all day, unlike Woods who missed three putts from within five feet early on.
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