After pulling out of last week’s Arnold Palmer Invitational with a neck strain, Tiger Woods is back on the course this week at The Players Championship.
A two-time winner of golf’s fifth major (2001, 2013), Woods has some momentum heading to TPC Sawgrass this weekend, even despite his recent injury. In three PGA Tour events this season, Woods has finished in the top-20 each time out, including a T-10 at last month’s WGC-Mexico Championship.
The 80-time winner on Tour tees off at 1:27 p.m. ET alongside defending champion Webb Simpson and last year’s Masters champion Patrick Reed. Follow our live blog for all the latest action here, and follow our shot-by-shot recap of Woods’ round below.
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, but this time gets a little kick from the trees into the rough.
APPROACH SHOT: Tiger was forced to layup on the par-5, finding the left fairway near the green. He should have a good angle at the hole from there. He went pin-seeking from just inside 150 yards and found the green, inside 10 feet for a birdie putt.
ON THE GREEN: Little too much juice here from Tiger who…