31 Mar 2009

Tiger pulls away again as world number one

6:30 am on 31 March 2009

Just as Phil Mickelson was poised to overtake Tiger Woods and become world golf number one for the first time, the incomparable Woods stepped on the gas with a brilliant come from behind win at the Bay Hill Invitational.

Mickelson sat out the Bay Hill event, but he has another chance to close the gap as he prepares for this week's Houston Open while Woods prepares for next week's first major championship of the year, the Masters.