Tiger Woods close to the head of the PGA Championship back after first round

Tiger Woods close to the head of the PGA Championship back after first round

He is in a spot to win his fifth PGA Championship

Tiger Woods situated himself Thursday to make a run toward his fifth PGA Championship completing the first round with a 2-under standard and tied for twentieth spot.

Woods is just three strokes behind the pioneers Jason Day and Brendon Todd who completed the first cycle 5-under standard. It was the first run through since the 2014 British Open that Woods began a round at a significant during the 60s even as he missed five continuous fairways during one stretch.

Woods had two or three strong putts. He nailed 10-foot birdie on the initial opening, a 20-foot putt to spare standard not long before he began the back nine and furthermore set up a 33-foot putt.

“I thought anything today in the red would have been acceptable,” he told columnists after the round.

Woods is the shielding Masters Tournament champion however is just playing his second occasion since the PGA Tour shut the season down in light of the coronavirus pandemic. At Memorial, Woods got done with a 6-over standard and tied for 40th.

“I had a feeling that I kept the round going the vast majority of the day,” Woods said as he examined his round at TPC Harding Park in San Francisco. “I let a couple go to a great extent be that as it may, for the majority of the day, it was a strong round.”

Woods is presently in a situation to climb the leaderboard Friday. He is pursuing 18 significant triumphs – a record held by Jack Nicklaus. Should he pull off the unrealistic, Woods would have won his sixteenth title.

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