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Tiger barely makes cut

The for Tiger Woods persist, as the star in the game makes the cut on the number at the Honda Classic and to the weekend 11 shots off the pace.

We talking about it out there in our group, how different this course is this year to last year, said tied for 81st and with to do to make the cut heading into second round. They as slippery as can be last year and now are sticky and slower.

That may be, and hardly the first time has complained about slow but his playing partners, Zach (67) and Keegan Bradley managed to go below par on a day when 56 in the star-studded field registered red And that’s despite ZJ’s on No. 11 (his second hole of the and a double and two bogeys for Bradley.

It was easy to put [the snowman] behind me because, fortunately, it was the hole [and] I felt about just where my was, Johnson said his bounce-back round. It means I certainly was able to get through a I was able to right the ship. but the thing is that it hopefully my mind for the rest of the week.

that missed cut at Torrey and a T41 in Dubai in his only two other events of the year, and playing for the first time in more three weeks, it remains to be if Woods can put his three-birdie, two-bogey, round in his rearview mirror and to some kind of understanding greens not to his liking.

Starting on No. 10, Woods had an uneventful nine, with a 10-foot putt on 18 getting him to 1-under and well for the incoming holes, he rued his missed opportunities resulted in hitting just of 14 fairways and 12 of 18 greens in regulation.

I make much. The first holes out of the gate, I had four looks, didn’t make any of said Woods. It certainly together today.

I didn’t get a roll early when. I had good looks early and were easy putts too and i didn’t have the speed

After the turn, things south in a hurry when yanked his tee shot on No. 2 into rough and then duffed his shot, which traveled 25 yards.

Wow. Don’t see that Settles in for an uncomfortable stance the tree, takes a wide and. Tops it.

GC Tiger (@GCTigerTracker) February 27, 2014

A ensued, after he found a with his next shot and a 12-footer for bogey.

Two bogeys and two later — including a three-and-a-half putt for par on the par-3 as well as a moderately long birdie putt he made on No. 9 and Tiger was in the clubhouse, eight behind 18-hole leader McIlroy. who returned with a to the scene of the nadir of his career .

We often talk about rallying to shoot 1-over, Pepper observed on ESPN.com .

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Pepper also noted Woods was not wrong in recognizing the greens played differently they did in 2012 or 2013, Tiger posted a T2 and T37, The course superintendent had taken all of the grain out, she said, so are not putting surfaces that remembers from his two previous he’s played here.

who needed 30 putts to get around, he needed to do a better job figuring out the but if history is a guide it may be difficult for him to to terms with making on turf that lacks He was vociferous back in July the torpid state of the greens the British Open and continued his ahead of the PGA Championship.

If you want to Tiger-proof a golf just slow down the -Earl Woods (via Pepper)

Tiger was able to together a T6 at Muirfield but managed a T40 at Oak Hill.

For those keeping at home, Pepper pointed out deadened greens have Tiger’s achilles heel he was a kid. She suggested, in fact, Woods father, Earl, was by the the machinations Augusta National through to lengthen its iconic to level the playing field his son won the Masters by 12 shots in 1997.

[Tiger] was a youngster. his dad had said, contended. ‘If you want to a golf course, just down the greens.’

It’s not making it longer, narrower, else, Pepper said. slow down the greens. not comfortable when they get a pokey.

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