WOODS 4-UNDER-PAR FRONT, 2-OVER-PAR BACK, 2Rs OF AN UP-AND-DOWN COMEBACK

Tiger Woods (USA) shot his first under-par score on the second day of his return to golf in seven months. Woods, who is rehabbing from ankle surgery, carded five birdies and three bogeys for a 2-under 70 in the second round of the Hero World Challenge at the par-72 Albany Golf Course in New Providence, Bahamas. With an interim total of 1-over par 145, Woods is tied for 15th, 10 strokes behind co-leaders Scott Schauffler (USA) and Jordan Spieth (USA-over 9-under par 135).It was an improvement from his 3-over-par 75 in round one, but it was an up-and-down second round. Woods made four birdies in the first half .On No. 1 (par-4) and No. 2 (par-3), he dropped an iron shot to within two meters of the hole for birdie. On the sixth (par-5) and seventh (par-4), he also kept his ball within two meters of the hole.

But Woods fell apart down the stretch. He made his first bogey of the second round at the 13th (par-4), then dropped back-to-back shots at the 15th (par-5) and 16th (par-4). He made a 9-meter birdie putt on the 17th (par-3) for consolation. After hitting less than 50 percent of his fairways in the first round, Woods improved to 77 percent in the second, and his greens in regulation improved to 72 percent, indicating that his game was improving. “I think (the second half slump) was probably because I hadn’t played for a long time,” Woods said in his postgame interview. “I’m trying to get my feel for the shots and my mindset back,” he said, adding, “I think as I play more and rehab, those things will come back.”44-year-old veteran Lucas Glover (USA) celebrated after teeing off on the 168-yard 17th hole and putting the ball in the hole with one shot. Glover is tied for 11th place at 2-under-par 142.The tournament, which has a total purse of $4.5 million, 무료슬롯게임 will be played over four days with no cuts.

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