My again was tight however no ache


American veteran Tiger Woods mentioned his again tightness following Thursday’s first-round 72.

Information 01 Jun 2018, 09:27 IST


American veteran Tiger Woods

Tiger Woods mentioned his again was tight throughout the opening spherical of the Memorial Match, although the 14-time main champion confused there was no ache.

Former world primary Woods – who has been tormented by again points and surgical procedures – was wayward early however salvaged his spherical with an even-par 72 in Dublin, Ohio Thursday.

A five-time champion at Muirfield, Woods struggled early as he bogeyed his second gap earlier than double-bogeying the 15th having hit his tee shot out bounds, whereas the American dropped one other shot on the subsequent gap.

Woods turned in three-over 39 heading to the entrance 9, nevertheless, he rallied by birdieing 4 of his 9 holes to be seven pictures behind trio Hideki Matsuyama, Abraham Ancer and Joaquin Niemann.

Reflecting on his spherical, the 42-year-old mentioned: “I wasn’t rotating very properly at the moment, again was tight, and simply it’s what it’s some days.

Woods added: “I simply have days like that. It is ageing and it is surgical procedures. Simply obtained to make the changes.

“I will make them now. Starting of the 12 months, I wasn’t in a position to make them, as a result of I did not actually know what to do but. However now you see me making these changes on the fly.”

“I at all times will [have tightness]; my again is fused,” he continued. “I might somewhat have days like this than ache.”


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