Woods commands at Torrey Pines, but has some work left

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LA JOLLA, Calif. — Can Tiger Woods hold the lead he took into the final round of the Farmers Insurance Open on Sunday?

Will victory at Torrey Pines mark the start of a major-tournament Woods revival?

Tiger Woods

Tiger Woods at Farmers Insurance Open 2013

Or, did that ungodly bogey on No. 18 to end his third round, followed by two hook drives to start his fourth, portend a frostier, unfathomable conclusion?

What about Brandt Snedeker? Can the man who came from seven shots down to win last year’s event somehow make Woods sweat?

What does Nick Watney have left in the bag?

Will they run out of hot dogs?

Did the crew of the Golf Channel find lodging Sunday night?

These are the days of their Torrey Pines tee times …

… to be continued.

A tournament that was supposed to end Sunday was turned into a sunset serial that threatened to hold everyone in suspended animation over the bluffs where skydivers take off.

The sponsors were openly cheering for a cliffhanger.

The more likely scenario is that an unclean tournament, which lost Saturday’s third round because of dense fog, will end up a very clean break for Woods.

The world’s No. 2 golfer needs only to mop up a few holes Monday to leave Torrey Pines with his eighth professional victory on these grounds.

Read more at latimes.com.

Final round is set to begin at 11:10 a.m. PST Monday.

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