Woods tackles PGA National with Masters on his mind

Woods tackles PGA National with Masters on his mind

Rory McIlroy was at even par deep into the back nine when he figured his last chance at birdie would be the par-5 18th.

This week he turns his attentions to the Honda Classic and will commence his first round in Florida at 12.35pm (Irish time) on Thursday alongside Jason Dufner and Brian Stuard. A talented golfer that clearly loves to play at this venue, Fowler will be a popular pick to win this week. - On a windy day when par felt like a good score, that's exactly what Tiger Woods got at The Honda Classic.

With eight holes remaining in his second round at the Genesis Open, Tiger Woods sat inside the eventual cut line of 2 over par, having managed to nearly balance 4 bogeys with 3 birdies to stand at 1 over par.

"I wasn't very good on Friday, and more importantly I didn't putt very good", Woods, 42, said after playing in Wednesday's pro-am competition. If he's available, you take him. Photo by Chris Breikss (Flickr) [CC License]. After moving from Inverrary Country Club following the 1983 tournament, the Honda bounced around to several courses before finding what is now considered a permanent home at the PGA National Champion Course in 2007.

He was runner-up in 2012 when he closed with a 62. These odds are a little short for a player who has recorded just four wins since turning pro in 2009. It will be nice to get a change of scenery as the PGA Tour leaves California and heads east to Florida for the next few weeks.

[I] s Tiger overrated?

"Feast or starvation - that's what my history's been here". He's encouraged by the result, though, and says that it doesn't quite reflect his quality of play.

Success! An email has been sent with a link to confirm list signup. He finished T16 at the Genesis Open, T21 at the Phoenix Open, and made the playoff at the Farmers Insurance Open. Frittelli is a 27-year-old, who has yet to win on the PGA level, but you can't doubt his current form and his consistency to stay in the thick of the field.

So is Tiger overrated? "Probably the thing is I'm so happy I'm not in pain any more, but I'm still learning that I'm stiffer than I used to be". "You're going to see some very interesting rounds".

We know RCB can go much higher due to some excellent displays on American soil in the last couple of years.

If you've been itching, just itching, to bet your money on Tiger Woods, this is the first week that I won't call you insane for doing it. "It didn't feel scripted, it felt like it really came from him being honest and saying, 'I'm really sorry that you're going through this, ' and it made me feel awesome!" A second place at Memorial in 2017 adds to the feeling that he likes these hard and fast conditions.

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