Tiger Woods’ return to Riviera got off
According to Golf Channel’s Justin Ray, Woods pulled off something he had never done in more than two decades on the PGA Tour:
So. . . he’s got that going for him.
Also strange was Woods hitting more fairways (eight of 14) than greens in regulation. Prior to the event,
However, while Woods’ mixed-bag of ball-striking drew most of the attention, his key stat on Thursday was that he only had 25 putts. And we’re guessing he usually makes at least five birdies when he expends that few strokes on the greens. In any event, don’t expect to see another round quite like this from Tiger anytime soon.