Tiger Woods said during that uneven, dejection-filled interview with Peter Kostis that he wasn't sure where he would play next. He said he would go home and "reevaluate.'

       That didn't take long. First, he filed his application for the U.S. Open at Pebble Beach. Then today he committed to the PGA Tour event at Quail Hollow in North Carolina the week after next.

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        Both courses are ones on which he has won. Also, there is no reason to think he will be seriously heckled at either spot. Maybe that won't happen anywhere--except possibly the Ryder Cup in Wales.

       Woods returned home after what I thought was a successful Masters for him to reports on People.com and elsewhere that Elin has decided to leave him for good. That won't do much for his mood, which grew increasingly gloomy during the week at Augusta.