Tiger Tracker: Tiger Woods working out of time at British Originate – The Washington Publish
More trouble for Tiger Woods. (Peter Morrison) Tiger Woods simply couldn’t get anything going at Royal Portrush in the first round on Thursday and seemed resigned to his fate, saying “I’ve got to fight through it” and that it’s “just the way it is and just the way it’s gonna be.” That doesn’t make the…


Extra anxiety for Tiger Woods. (Peter Morrison)

Tiger Woods merely couldn’t get the leisure going at Royal Portrush in the first round on Thursday and gave the impression resigned to his destiny, announcing “I’ve received to fight by draw of it” and that it’s “correct the system it’s and correct the system it’s gonna be.” That doesn’t keep the likelihood of him recovering from his first-round seventy eight seem all that promising, however the conditions are draw more benign than Thursday so possibly that will support.

Possess a study the paunchy leader board right here.

We’ll be tracking Woods’s growth on a gap-by-gap basis as he makes his draw by draw of Friday’s 2d round at Royal Portrush.

Hole 12 (par 5, 527 yards)

At the the leisure par 5 and the absolute top gap on the direction on Friday, Woods despatched his tee shot to the left tough.

Hole 11 (par 4, 474 yards)

Woods navigated the tee shot at No. 11, regarded as among the toughest on the direction, and received his choice to internal eight feet. One more birdie, and Woods isn’t accomplished somewhat yet.

Consequence: birdie

Match ranking: 4 over par

Hole 10 (par 4, 443 yards)

One more pleasing tee shot and a 2d straight solid approach offers Woods any other different at birdie, about 15 feet, and he’s in a draw to rework the fat-breaking putt to the pride of the easy gallery on hand.

Consequence: birdie

Match ranking: 5 over par

In diverse areas: J.B. Holmes is no longer about to relinquish his lead. Quickly after Tommy Fleetwood birdied No. 18 to tie Holmes atop the leader board, the American journeyman birdied both No. 12 and No. thirteen to retake the lead for himself by two strokes at 9 below par.

Hole 9 (par 4, 432 yards)

Woods’s approach is sound this time, to around 10 feet, but his birdie putt skims across the valid aspect of the opening. One more missed different. With 9 holes left, Woods goes to desire a miracle to keep the minimize.

Consequence: par

Match ranking: 6 over par.

In diverse areas: With a birdie at the ending gap, Tommy Fleetwood has moved exact into a section of the lead with J.B. Holmes at 7 below par for the match. The Englishman shot a 4-below sixty seven in his 2d round.

Hole eight (par 4, 428 yards)

For the 2d straight gap, it’s a massive tee shot adopted by a inaccurate choice to the left, with Woods’s ball trickling down into the tough to the left of the inexperienced. His chip is solid, and it’s any other par. Woods is working out of holes, on the different hand, namely holes the keep birdie is attainable. With the minimize at 1 over par, pars are no longer going to be ample.

Consequence: par

Match ranking: 6 over par.

Hole 7 (par 5, 592 yards)

Per chance with somewhat pep in his step after the birdie at No. 6, Woods unleashed his strongest swing of the match and despatched his tee shot exact into a supreme section of the green on the direction’s absolute top gap. But his approach modified into once botched, ensuing in a ball into the gallery on the left aspect and a refined, audible profanity from Tiger. Alongside with his ball snaggled in the tough, Woods couldn’t even get his restoration strive onto the inexperienced, and his putt from the perimeter — which needed to beat two clear ridges — modified into once eight feet quick. The par-place strive went previous the opening, and it’s a crippling bogey on a gap that modified into once there for the taking.

Consequence: bogey

Match ranking: 6 over par

In diverse areas: J.B. Holmes has a one-stroke lead over Tommy Fleetwood, Jordan Spieth and Cameron Smith (the latter two golfers both 5 below for the day).

Hole 6 (par three, 189 yards)

Woods’s first round essentially went sideways at No. 6 on Thursday, a double bogey sending him spiraling down the leader board. In his 2d crack at the opening Friday, his tee shot found the inexperienced but wasn’t namely cease to the opening, yet he modified into once in a draw to sink the left-to-valid bomb for his 2d birdie of the day.

Consequence: birdie

Match ranking: 5 over par

Hole 5 (par 4, 374 yards)

Woods’s troubles Thursday began with a bogey at this quick par 4, which is reachable from the tee. Going with driver, Woods gave his tee shot a jog but it absolutely landed quick and valid of the inexperienced, ensuing in an advanced chip and at final a few 15-footer for birdie, which had a pleasing line but no longer ample tempo. It’s an different misplaced at regarded as among the direction’s absolute top holes.

Consequence: par

Match ranking: 6 over par

In diverse areas: Playing in his remaining main at the age of 60, 1996 British Originate champion Tom Lehman received a fine send-off as he accomplished his final-ever enormous slam round.

Hole 4 (Par 4, 474 yards)

A perfectly placed tee shot and solid approach gave Woods an 18-foot study birdie, but his putt had somewhat too noteworthy tempo and it skated previous the opening.

Consequence: par

Match ranking: 6 over par

In diverse areas: Englishman Tommy Fleetwood has joined the crew at the abet of leader J.B. Holmes. He’s tied with Jordan Spieth at 5 below par for the match, pleasing for third position for the time being.

Hole three (Par three, 172 yards)

Woods’s tee shot found the inexperienced but a protracted birdie putt couldn’t receive the opening.

Consequence: par

Match ranking: 6 over par

In diverse areas: J.B. Holmes continues his solid play with three birdies by draw of six holes. At eight below par for the match, he’s now two strokes up on Tyrrell Hatton and three earlier than Jordan Spieth, who bogeyed No. 9 to approach abet abet to earth somewhat.

Hole 2 (par 5, 556 yards)

The 2d gap performed as the Royal Portrush’s absolute top gap on Thursday and but modified into once taking half in a exiguous more challenging Friday with a pin placement at the front left of the inexperienced, a fall-off looming to the left. And that’s the keep Woods despatched his approach, to the left of the inexperienced down the hill. Placing from off the inexperienced for eagle, Woods didn’t get ample on it and almost noticed his ball roll abet all of the system down to his feet. His birdie putt went five feet previous the opening, but he saved the par. Has to be disappointing, though.

Consequence: par

Match ranking: 6 over par

In diverse areas: 2017 British Originate champion Jordan Spieth is tearing up Royal Portrush, his birdie at No. eight sending him into solo 2d at the abet of J.B. Holmes (who’s 2 below for the day after five holes). Spieth has performed his final 4 holes at 5 below par.

Hole 1 (par 4, 421 yards)

Woods’s opening tee shot Friday modified into once a copy of Thursday’s: left of the green into the tough, two steps from out of bounds. But he received a fine lie and despatched his approach onto the inexperienced for no longer lower than a adequate birdie likelihood, which he curled in from around 30 feet. What a launch up.

Supreme now, the minimize line (high 70 and ties) is sitting at 1 over par.

Consequence: birdie

Match ranking: 6 over par

In diverse areas: The two supreme movers of the early going were English hyperlinks specialist Tyrrell Hatton (2 below by draw of 9 holes, 5 below, one shot at the abet of leader J.B. Holmes) and South African Erik van Rooyen (three below by draw of 10 to hitch the pack at 4 below). Jordan Spieth is also 4 below to launch up to get to five below for the match after this eagle at No. 7:

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