Tiger Woods positioned himself Thursday to perform a flee in course of his fifth PGA Championship ending the first round with a 2-beneath par and tied for 20th blueprint.
Woods is handiest three strokes at the abet of the leaders Jason Day and Brendon Todd who carried out the first round 5-beneath par. It was once the first time since the 2014 British Provoke that Woods started a round at a foremost in the 60s whilst he omitted 5 consecutive fairways for the size of 1 stretch.
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Woods had only a few strong putts. He nailed 10-foot birdie on the hole hole, a 20-foot putt to construct par upright before he started on the abet 9 and furthermore place collectively a 33-foot putt.
“I believed the rest these days in the pink was once going to be applicable,” he instructed reporters after the round.
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Woods is the defending Masters Event champion however is handiest enjoying his second event since the PGA Tour shut the season down attributable to the coronavirus pandemic. At Memorial, Woods carried out with a 6-over par and tied for 40th.
“I felt cherish I saved the round going most of the day,” Woods acknowledged as he analyzed his round at TPC Harding Park in San Francisco. “I let a pair bolt proper right here and there however, for the higher part of the day, it was once a terribly strong round.”
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Woods is now in a position to cross up the leaderboard Friday. He’s chasing 18 main victories – a anecdote held by Jack Nicklaus. Can possess to serene he pull off the unheard of, Woods would possess acquired his 16th title.
The Associated Press contributed to this anecdote.