After pulling out of final week’s Arnold Palmer Invitational with a neck strain, Tiger Woods is behind on a march this week during The Players Championship.
A two-time leader of golf’s fifth vital (2001, 2013), Woods has some movement streamer to TPC Sawgrass this weekend, even notwithstanding his new injury. In 3 PGA Tour events this season, Woods has finished in a top-20 any time out, including a T-10 during final month’s WGC-Mexico Championship.
The 80-time leader on Tour tees off during 1:27 p.m. ET alongside fortifying champion Webb Simpson and final year’s Masters champion Patrick Reed. Follow a live blog for all a latest movement here, and follow a shot-by-shot summation of Woods’ turn below.
Hole 7: Par 4, 450 yards
OFF THE TEE: Hubba-hubba. That was a beautiful shot from Tiger, who played a small cut into a wind. He’s in a fairway and in good position to score.
Hole 6: Par 4, 378 yards
OFF THE TEE: Iron off a tee here for Tiger, and it’s his heading low-flying stinger that finds a left side of a fairway.
APPROACH SHOT: After some choice difference for a wind, Tiger’s proceed shot finds a green, about 30-ish feet left of a pin.
ON THE GREEN: Man, that should have left in. Tiger’s putt had a good line, though only pumps a brakes before conflict a edge. Par.
TIGER ON THE DAY: 1-over thru 6.
Hole 5: Par 4, 456 yards
OFF THE TEE: YAHTZEE! Tiger bombs a motorist off a tee on No. 5.
APPROACH SHOT: Tiger plays this one into a wind, though safely finds a core of a immature with a good demeanour during birdie. Nice shot there opposite a elements.
ON THE GREEN: Not a bad putt here, only not adequate extract to locate a hole. Another par. Moving on.
TIGER ON THE DAY: 1-over thru 5.
Hole 4: Par 4, 391 yards
OFF THE TEE: B-E-A-utiful. Tiger stripes a 3-wood off a tee and finds a core of a fairway.
APPROACH SHOT: “Don’t do that, don’t! Stay right there.”
Tiger was articulate to his round that came adult brief of a pin, only sitting on a slope that could have carried his shot down to a front of a green.
ON THE GREEN: He had to take his putt roughly off a immature since of his angle to a crater and a green’s shape. Due to a slope and break, he couldn’t go for a birdie and only had to set adult a standard from 3 feet.
TIGER ON THE DAY: 1-over thru 4.
Hole 3: Par 3, 176 yards
OFF THE TEE: Well, this wasn’t too good either. Tiger was on a right line with his tee shot, though comes adult short. His round rolled down a slope, and now he’ll have a wily representation ascending to a pin with not a whole lot of immature to work with.
AROUND THE GREEN: Well, he had to take his medicine here. He wasn’t means to conflict a dwindle and go for it, though instead played it protected and attempted to only find a center of a green. His round indeed roughly rolled off a green.
ON THE GREEN: From a corner his putt lags a proceed along a slope on a immature to about 3 feet. He cleans adult a spook and drops his initial shot of a day.
TIGER ON THE DAY: 1-over thru 3.
Hole 2: Par 5, 536 yards
OFF THE TEE: Tiger was not a fan of this one, and he shouldn’t be. He misses left again, though this time gets a small flog from a trees into a rough.
APPROACH SHOT: Tiger was forced to layup on a par-5, anticipating a left fairway nearby a green. He should have a good angle during a hole from there. He went pin-seeking from only inside 150 yards and found a green, inside 10 feet for a birdie putt.
ON THE GREEN: Little too most extract here from Tiger who slides a birdie putt by a hole. He cleans adult for standard and moves on.
TIGER ON THE DAY: Event thru 2.
Hole 1: Par 4, 415 yards
OFF THE TEE: Tiger’s initial shot of a contest misses a fairway to a left.
APPROACH SHOT: Nothing he could unequivocally do here to get it close. Tiger plays his proceed shot conservatively and finds a green, 30-plus feet prolonged and to a right of a cup.
ON THE GREEN: Looks like he had a right idea, only couldn’t put it all together. He lags his putt to tap-in stretch and cleans adult his par.
TIGER ON THE DAY: Even thru 1.
Well, this was yesterday, though it’s still fun to watch.
Looks like @TigerWoods has found a honeyed mark on his putter. 🎯 pic.twitter.com/RwBYZIVNT1
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