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  • Sever PietruszkiewiczESPN.com

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    • Senior editor for varsity basketball
    • Joined ESPN in 2008
    • Graduate of the College of Maryland

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. — So, that became as soon as moderately uncommon.

Tiger Woods, in his first competitive round since winning the Masters, opened his PGA Championship with a roller-coaster scuttle of a predominant round. There had been birdies and bogeys, doubles and eagles.

His day began early, at 8: 24 a.m. native time with out work the some distance flung 10th tee at Bethpage Shaded. Alongside defending champion Brooks Koepka and Originate champion Francesco Molinari, Woods confirmed some rust and lifestyles, oscillating all day between imperfect Tiger and honest Tiger.

Here’s how the day played out, how Tiger shot 72 and how he stands 9 within the aid of Koepka, who positioned on a picture here Thursday:

Heading into his round …

If the forecast holds, the avid gamers within the morning might perhaps possess a ample profit at Bethpage Shaded within the key round of the PGA Championship. The solar is out, there might perhaps be not any breath of wind. Rain is anticipated — as soon as yet again — this afternoon.

Sever Pietruszkiewicz, ESPN.com7h ago

No. 10: Par 4, 502 yards

Rating:Double-bogey
Whole for the day:2 over

Tiger compatible made a mess of his opening gap. It all began with a imperfect tee shot, then went downhill from there. By the time it became as soon as over, Tiger walked away with a double-bogey 6. Within the period in-between, Brooks Koepka chipped in from within the aid of the inexperienced for birdie. So after compatible one gap, Koepka already three pictures higher.

Sever Pietruszkiewicz, ESPN.com6h ago

No. 11: Par 4, 435 yards

Rating:Par
Whole for the day:2 over

Tiger made issues moderately more straightforward on No. 11, his 2d gap of the day. Fairway, inexperienced, two putts, traipse on. Nothing love the all-over-the-location double to delivery his day.

Sever Pietruszkiewicz, ESPN.com6h ago

No. 12: Par 4, 515 yards

Rating:Par
Whole for the day:2 over

Tiger safely navigates the 12th, following the identical components as the 11th: Fairway, inexperienced, two putts. This time, his birdie putt from the opposite side of the sector virtually dropped. Issues appear to be steadying.

Sever Pietruszkiewicz, ESPN.com6h ago

No. 13: Par 5, 608 yards

Rating:Par
Whole for the day:2 over

After he won the Masters, Tiger talked about consistently trusting his hands with if truth be told feel pictures. Properly, they are betraying him early at Bethpage. In four holes, he is already twice neglected the inexperienced from internal 90 yards. He salvaged par at 13, but that became as soon as a birdie likelihood wasted.

Sever Pietruszkiewicz, ESPN.com6h ago

No. 14: Par 3, 161 yards

Rating:Par
Whole for the day:2 over

Tiger with a proper weight loss program of 30-footers over the key few holes — that is when he hits the inexperienced in guidelines. This ends in a single more par at No. 14 to defend 2 over. Clearly, he is compatible attempting to salvage by the more difficult aid 9. Brooks Koepka has not been as conservative and is 2 below, four sooner than Woods.

Sever Pietruszkiewicz, ESPN.com5h ago

No. 15: Par 4, 484 yards

Rating:Birdie
Whole for the day:1 over

The 15th at Bethpage Shaded is a monster. The uphill 2d shot is daunting. Yet, Tiger performs the gap perfectly and rolls in a 15-footer for birdie. It is compatible the 2d birdie of the day on the 15th — and there likely is perhaps not many more.

Sever Pietruszkiewicz, ESPN.com5h ago

No. 16: Par 4, 490 yards

Rating:Par
Whole for the day:1 over

Tiger’s tee shot on 16 wasn’t that some distance off. But with how a lot rain has soaked Bethpage Shaded, that rough is, smartly, rough. Tiger hacks his plan down the fairway, then within the fracture hits an even pitch and makes par. To be within the hunt this week, you can must streak. Still, he is striking hundreds of stress on himself early.

Sever Pietruszkiewicz, ESPN.com5h ago

No. 17: Par 3, 207 yards

Rating:Double-bogey
Whole for the day:3 over

That is one pissed off Tiger Woods walking off the 17th inexperienced. His tee shot, short and within the bunker, buried itself. An awkward stance, an awkward swing ends in a 30-footer for par. OK, plot shut bogey and traipse on. As an different, Woods three putts for his 2d double of the day. There will be some offended phrases muttered as he trudges up the hill to the 18th tee.

Sever Pietruszkiewicz, ESPN.com4h ago

No. 18: Par 4, 411 yards

Rating:Par
Whole for the day:3 over

No one is tearing up Bethpage Shaded, but Tiger can not be elated with a predominant-9 3-over 38. Two avoidable double bogeys did some serious harm. He’s the worst of the three within the marquee team: Koepka 3 below; Molinari even.

Sever Pietruszkiewicz, ESPN.com4h ago

No. 1: Par 4, 430 yards

Rating:Birdie
Whole for the day:2 over

The up-and-down day for Tiger continues. He rolls in a 14-footer for birdie at No. 1. The scenario for him, and in all probability the full field, is Brooks Koepka made one more birdie and stands out entrance at 4 below. Tiger likes to ease into majors, but you can’t let Koepka salvage too some distance out of observe.

Sever Pietruszkiewicz, ESPN.com4h ago

No. 2: Par 4, 389 yards

Rating:Birdie
Whole for the day:1 over

Mediate Tiger is elated to be some distance from Bethpage Shaded’s aid 9? Turning to the entrance, he is opened with birdies on the key and 2d to traipse to 1 over.

Sever Pietruszkiewicz, ESPN.com4h ago

No. 3: Par 3, 230 yards

Rating:Par
Whole for the day:1 over

Tiger can’t convert one more birdie, missing from 9 toes easiest moments after Brooks Koepka made his. The opening, between Koepka and Tiger, is now six pictures — Koepka at 5 below; Tiger at 1 over. Issues is, the plan in which Koepka’s played, his ranking might perhaps perhaps well very smartly be even higher. That is horrifying.

Sever Pietruszkiewicz, ESPN.com3h ago

No. 4: Par 5, 517 yards

Rating:Eagle
Whole for the day:1 below

Properly, hi there there. Tiger rolls in a 31-footer for eagle on the par-5 fifth gap. What became as soon as an gruesome first 9 has improved dramatically after the turn. He’s now 4-below by four holes in his 2d 9 and is in crimson numbers, at 1 below, for the key time on this PGA Championship.

Sever Pietruszkiewicz, ESPN.com3h ago

No. 5: Par 4, 478 yards

Rating:Bogey
Whole for the day:Even

Nothing is easy on on the present time for Tiger. After a spacious eagle on the fourth — his first ever in a competitive round at Bethpage — he three-putts his components to bogey at No. 5 to fall aid to even. Fetch ready for a “left some pictures accessible” theme to his publish-round feedback.

Sever Pietruszkiewicz, ESPN.com3h ago

No. 6: Par 4, 408 yards

Rating:Par
Whole for the day:Even

A par for Tiger, but this wasn’t with out some additional work, which has been a consistent theme in his opening round. His force found the fairway bunker at No. 6, then his mosey putt rolled 3 toes by for one more tester. This has been a habitual round for Tiger.

Sever Pietruszkiewicz, ESPN.com2h ago

No. 7: Par 4, 524 yards

Rating:Bogey
Whole for the day:1 over

The greens at Bethpage Shaded carry out not possess a ton of contour. Still, Tiger having disaster on these flat greens. One more three-putt pops up at No. 7, his 16th gap of the day. All that work to salvage to crimson numbers has been erased as Woods falls aid to 1 over.

Sever Pietruszkiewicz, ESPN.com2h ago

No. 8: Par 3, 210 yards

Rating:Bogey
Whole for the day:2 over

Tiger took a month off since the Masters. He played 9 total holes this week at Bethpage Shaded in apply rounds. The rust is evident in two areas: short game and striking. A heart-broken pitch and one more traipse over internal 10 toes lead to 1 more bogey.

Sever Pietruszkiewicz, ESPN.com2h ago

No. 9: Par 4, 460 yards

Rating:Par
Whole for the day:2 over 72

Tiger will be dissatisfied with that round of 2-over 72. Wasted a ton of pictures. And even worse, for him, he watched as playing partner Brooks Koepka birdied the 18th to shoot a flawless 63.

Sever Pietruszkiewicz, ESPN.com2h ago

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