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Tiger Woods: Francesco Molinari reveals reason for Masters collapse ahead of fresh battle


Molinari will now be competing against Woods at the second major of the year, which is taking place at the notoriously difficult Bethpage Black course.


Tiger Woods ended his 11-year major drought with victory over Francesco Molinari at the Masters (Image: REUTERS)


Tiger Woods is relishing the opportunity of winning a record-equalling fifth US PGA title (Image: REUTERS)The course, which is situated on Long Island in the state of New York, has had days of heavy rain and low temperatures, but the weather is expected to improve when the tournament gets underway today.


Woods ended his 11-year major drought with victory over Molinari at the Masters and is now the sentimental favourite to win in New York.


Francesco Molinari will now be competing against Tiger Woods at the second major of the year (Image: GETTY)"To tie Walter Hagen and Jack Nicklaus with five wins would be a special accomplishment," he said.


It is a public course that has a sign next to the first tee that famously reads: "The Black Course is an extremely difficult course which we recommend for highly skilled golfers."






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