Tiger in theWoods
This is an article from the April 6, 2009 issue
After his driveon the 4th hole went astray on Sunday, Tiger Woods had to hit through themoss-draped trees at Bay Hill in Orlando. He settled for a bogey, but by theend of the day he had rallied from five strokes down, matching his largestcomeback on the PGA Tour, to overtake Sean O'Hair. A dramatic 16-foot putt onthe 18th green earned him his 66th Tour win; a handshake from the tournamenthost, Arnold Palmer (inset); and favorite's status at the Masters beginning onApril 9 (page 40).
UConn's LorinDixon went in for a layup against Cal on Sunday during their Sweet 16 game inthe Trenton Regional of the NCAA women's tournament. The top-seeded, undefeatedHuskies whipped the Bears 77--53, thanks in part to 28 points from freshmanTiffany Hayes (inset). SI went to press on Monday before the women's Final Fourwas determined.
Lance Armstronglay on an X-ray table at a hospital in Valladolid, Spain, to have his rightcollarbone examined after he broke it in a crash during the Vuelta of Castillaand Leon on March 23. Two days later surgeons in Austin fastened the bonetogether with a steel plate and 12 screws (inset). Armstrong said he stillplans to enter the Tour de France in July.