Tiger Woods never ever actually challenged for the lead at the Farmers Insurance Coverage Open, which isn’t a perfect circumstance if you’re anticipating the man to win every competition he plays. However the fact is, that Tiger’s gone and isn’t returning. What we have actually got now is a strong second-tier rival, a man who once in awhile can assemble a little magic like he did on his back 9 on Sunday.
Playing off the 10 th tee to begin, Woods entered the day at 5-under following 3 acceptable-but-not-outstanding rounds. And his very first 9 saw him make the turn at even on the day after carding just a single birdie and bogey.
Woods’ back 9, the external half of the South Course at Torrey Pines, need to offer fans wish for the future. He carded 5 birdies in 9 holes, ending up with 2 birdies to close the day at -5 and the competition itself at 10- under.
— PGA TRIP (@PGATOUR) January 27, 2019
Woods ended his day 9 strokes behind leader Justin Rose. He’ll have more work to do to return into contention at competitions, however this was a good sufficient start to the 2019 season … and an extraordinary closing 9 on Sunday.
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