Woods last at Thailand skins

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CHONBURI, Thailand -- Tiger Woods captured a single hole and finished last out of four players Monday in a one-day skins tournament in his mother's home country.

Colombia's Camilo Villegas won a chip-off on the 18th hole at Amata Spring Country Club, picking up his fifth skin for a total of $109,800 to finish first.

England's Paul Casey won nine skins for $92,400 and Thailand's Thongchai Jaidee captured three skins for $90,000 to finish third.

Woods' only skin came after he knocked a wedge to three feet for a birdie at No. 4, earning $6,600.

Money earned by the four players at the World Golf Salutes King Bhumibol event went to charity. The tournament was set up to celebrate the Thai king's 84th birthday and 60th year on the throne.

Woods, whose mother Kultida was born in Thailand, was coming off a sixth-place tie at the HSBC Champions in Shanghai on Sunday, his last chance to win on the PGA Tour this season.

He was headed to defend his title at the Australian Masters beginning on Thursday. Woods won the event last November just weeks before getting into the car accident that touched off his sex scandal. It was his last victory anywhere in the world.

The six holes after Woods' birdie at No. 4 were halved and Casey rolled in a five-foot putt at the 11th to take seven skins.

Woods looked likely to earn three skins and $90,000 at the par-three 17th, a true island green in the middle of a lake. He knocked his tee shot to five feet.

But Jaidee followed with a shot to six feet, and after the players took a boat to the green, he holed his birdie putt. Woods missed his on the left side of the cup.

Woods picked up his ball at the 18th after failing to get out of a bunker -- the wind blew a fair amount of sand in his face on the effort -- but the other three players halved the hole.

Instead of re-playing the hole, as the format dictated, the players decided on a chip-off to determine the final skin.

Woods nearly ran his chip into the hole, but it glided several feet past. Villegas knocked his ball inside the others, rolling it to tap-in range for the final skin.


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