More Images Of Tiger Woods' New Irons

More Images Of Tiger Woods' New Irons

Then he holed a 56-degree wedge from 107 yards in the fairway for eagle on the next hole. He wound up in the group of five players at 67 that included PGA Tour rookie Keith Mitchell and Tyrrell Hatton.

Kiwi Danny Lee will need a good second round to make the cut after a four-over 75.

The 42-year-old struggled mightily on the greens, losing over 1.2 strokes putting to rank near the bottom of the field. They feel springy, and they feel fast-especially as I'm walking on them, but they're not putting that way. "What I was feeling and what I was sensing just didn't match up". Paul Casey and Jason Day were among seven players at 69.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Six years have passed since Tiger Woods last played the Wells Fargo Championship, and the Quail Hollow Club underwent some changes during that time.

Woods also missed close-range putts from four feet on the 14th (for birdie) and 16th (for par).

A pro-am round for Woods is typically quite casual, but he was solid off the tee and hit enough good shots to make several birdies.

Tiger Woods' odds this weekend: Woods' odds to win the Wells Fargo are 25/1 at the Westgate Las Vegas Superbook.

"I hit the ball fine today", Woods said. "I was a little apprehensive going out there today, I didn't know what to expect".

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Woods has not won on the PGA Tour since 2013, but is optimistic about his prospects this week.

Woods is here this week for the Wells Fargo Championship, a tournament he won 11 years ago, back before all the bad stuff started happening, back before all the young guys came and filled the void left in his absence, back before all the courses were Tiger-proofed and redesigned to contain him and his game. However, the 29-year-old who doesn't have so much as a Tour victory on his resume tamed the hard Quail Hollow track with two eagles and three birdies against a lone bogey Thursday.

"It's not a big deal to me because I've been working on this for months and now I can hit the ball the correct numbers and the correct shape".

"If I just make a few putts, I should be 2 or 3 under par, which is fine".

"It felt great", Woods said of the layoff. The contest asked participants to write about the importance of having and being a part of a "Go-To Team", a core life skill of The First Tee.

Having made an astonishing comeback since long-term injuries cruelled his career, Woods returns to Charlotte to compete for the first time since 2012.

Woods says he's now focussing on the events ahead, including next month's U.S. Open and July's 147th Open Championship at Carnoustie, and so much so, it's meant he's not had time to phone the likes of Rory McIlroy, Rickie Fowler, Justin Thomas and golf's 20-something superstars as Woods had done so often throughout his rehabilitation from a fourth back surgery. "There was a long period of time when I didn't think I would ever play golf again".