Tiger Woods is again on the U.S. Open, and the 14-time main winner is glad to be again.
Woods, getting into the second main of the season contemporary off the Memorial Event (the place he positioned tied for 23rd, capturing a 9-under), will search for his first main win since that iconic victory at Torrey Pines 10 years in the past.
MORE: What’s subsequent for on Tiger’s 2018 PGA schedule?
A win this week would additionally mark Tiger’s first win of the 2018 PGA season — might he knock out each in a single match?
Comply with alongside as Sporting Information gives stay updates of Tiger’s first spherical on the U.S. Open:
Tiger Woods’ rating: Spherical 1
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|Gap (Par)||Tiger’s rating (Total)||Place|
|1 (Four)||7 (Three-over)||T-46|
|2 (Four)||5 (Four-over)||T-60|
|Three (Four)||Four (Four-over)||T-70|
|Four (Four)||Four (Four-over)||T-75|
|5 (5)||Four (Three-over)||T-67|
|6 (Four)||Four (Three-over)||T-58|
|7 (Three)||Three (Three-over)||T-51|
|eight (Four)||Four (Three-over)||T-48|
Gap 9: Par Four, 485 yards
Strategy: Tiger’s on the inexperienced however overshot the pin a bit with a heavy wind at his again. He’ll have a birdie try fromn 20-plus ft.
Tee shot: One other boomer lands on the golf green.
HOLE eight: Par Four, 439 yards
Second putt: PAR
First putt: Tiger misses it simply left of the mark and can accept the tap-in par.
Strategy: Tiger makes use of the iron from 110 yards out and lands about 15 ft from pay dust.
Tee shot: Tiger booms it off the tee and will get it to roll a long way as effectively alongside the golf green. He is performed effectively ever since that disastrous begin.
HOLE 7: Par Three, 189 yards
FIrst putt: PAR
Strategy: Tiger hits a bump and run that lands a few foot from the outlet. He ought to stroll it in for par.
Tee shot: Tiger’s tee lands on the inexperienced and trickles off to the perimeter.
HOLE 6: Par Four, 491 yards
Second putt: PAR
First putt: Tiger’s putt cuts only a bit too early, falling a half a foot left of the mark. He’ll stroll it in for par.
Strategy: Tiger makes use of the iron to land on the inexperienced about 18 ft from birdie. That’d be huge after his begin right now.
Tee shot: One other booming tee shot from Tiger.
HOLE 5: Par 5, 589 yards
First putt: And he sinks it, a much-needed birdie as he makes his means by means of the remainder of the course. BIRDIE
Third shot: A pleasant chip shot lands Tiger about 5 ft from birdie. Must make that on the simplest gap of the course.
Second shot: Tiger’s method with the iron falls simply in need of the inexperienced from 259 yards out. He’ll have a shot at an up-and-down birdie right here.
Tee shot: Tiger hits the golf green. He strikes ahead.
HOLE Four: Par Four, 475 yards
Fourth shot: PAR
Third shot: Good method to the pin, and Tiger has par from a few foot out. Making hen salad with a pair dangerous breaks right here on the fourth.
Strategy: Tiger lands on the inexperienced however put an excessive amount of on it. It traverses it in its entirety and rolls down the hill into the tough.
Tee shot: Tiger’s tee lands simply contained in the lower on the golf green however rolls down the slope into the appropriate tough.
HOLE Three: Par Four, 500 yards
Second putt: He makes it, and that appears like a win after Holes 2 and three. PAR
First putt: Tiger’s on the inexperienced now inside a pair ft of the outlet. He ought to stroll it in from right here for par.
Strategy: Tiger hits the left of the inexperienced, it rolls downhill simply into the perimeter — however nonetheless very a lot in birdie distance. Could possibly be a possibility to get one again.
Tee shot: Could not ask for a greater tee shoot. He booms it 300 yards and it catches a slope and rolls one other 50 alongside the appropriate facet of the golf green. He’ll have a unbelievable take a look at the inexperienced from right here.
HOLE 2: Par Three, 252 yards
Third putt: BOGEY
Second putt: And he misses a certain make for par. One other bogey upcoming from tap-in distance.
First putt: Tiger will get a very good putt, and the ball stops a few yard from pay dust for par.
Tee shot: Tiger hits the inexperienced, however the ball catches the slope and it rolls off. Want an up-and-down, lest he begins the day Four-over.
HOLE 1: Par Four, 399 yards
Seventh shot: TRIPLE BOGEY
Sixth shot: He misses it. Triple bogey upcoming.
Fifth shot: Tiger practically does simply that, however the ball rolls by an inch proper of the mark. He’ll must make a 6-footer for bogey.
Fourth shot: Tiger pulls out the putter however fails to hit the inexperienced — once more. Not good.
Third shot: That is a giant error by Tiger. Will get it on the inexperienced however would not give it sufficient — the ball rolls down the hill once more and he is taking a look at a bogey except he can gap out.
Strategy: Tiger will get a very good take a look at the inexperienced however overshoots it. The ball trails down the hill and he’ll want an up-and-down for par right here.
Tee shot: And Tiger begins off by hammering the ball down the middle of the golf green with the iron. Off we go.
U.S. Open stay updates: Spherical 1
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