I find it funny that they're criticising Tiger for being positive about his round. In a US Open anyone has a chance to win after one good round, so why not think positive.
Here is his interview at the 3rd round:
What is he saying different from any other golfer?
I'm trying to find the interview where he's acting like he's going imposes his will.
Here's Jimmy Roberts's interview with Tiger after the 4th round:
Since 2010, Tiger proabably now has a better idea of the people within golf who might be rooting against him.