If Tiger Woods plays as well on Friday as he did in Round 1 of the 2020 PGA Championship, then he will almost assuredly make the cut and head into weekend play at TPC Harding Park.
Tiger’s first round was inconsistent — understandable, considering it was only his sixth PGA Tour event of the season and first major event in over a year. Despite notching five birdies and displaying some extraordinary short-game finesse, he also suffered three bogies after a few very makeable putts. His drive game left a lot to be desired as well after missing on five straight fairways.
That said, the performance scored a 2-under-par 68, good for a top-20 finish at the conclusion of Tiger’s round. If he can shore up his long and intermediate game after Thursday’s erratic first outing, he should be in position to make the cut comfortably for a run over the final two days of competition.
Sporting News will track Tiger’s second round at the 2020 PGA Championship, providing stats and highlights. Follow below for complete results:
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Tiger Woods score, highlights from Round 2
(Updates in reverse chronological order).
Hole 5: Par 4, 436 yards
Shot 1: Tiger hits a nice stinger down the left side of the fairway. Onward.
Shot 2: Another good approach lands Tiger within 10 feet of birdie. He doesn’t need this per se, but will definitely want to get back to even for the round.
Hole 4: Par 5, 607 yards (Par)
Shot 1: Aggressive drive from Tiger clears the trees at the bend and lands on the left side of the fairway, 286 yards from the hole. Looking to get that shot back here on the par-5.
Shot 2: And Tiger’s in the bunker again, short and right of the green. Can’t be happy with that but birdie is still in play.
Shot 3: Tiger’s on the green, about 6 feet downhill from the pin. Very makeable attempt coming up.
Shots 4, 5: It lips out. He really need that early and will have to settle for the walk-in par.
Hole 3: Par 3, 185 yards (bogey)
Shot 1: Tiger’s in the bunker right of the green. Those winds seem to be affecting shots today. He’ll need an up-and-down for par here.
Shot 2: Tiger’s on the green, but the ball rolls to about 8 feet for par.
Shot 3: It’s left all the way again. Missing on the short game today.
Shot 4: Bogey.
Hole 2: Par 4, 446 yards (par)
Shot 1:Tiger’s drive is a little right of the fairway into the second cut of rough.
Shot 2: Tiger, approaching from about 170 yards out, lands just short of the green. He’s looking at an up-and-down for par.
Shot 3: Excellent chip and Tiger’s looking at a 2-foot par attempt.
Shot 4: Tap-in par.
Hole 1: Par 4, 390 yards (par)
Shot 1: Tiger hits the left fairway with a slight stinger, 301 yards from the hole. Good start after his issues there in Round 1.
Shot 2: Tiger wedges a beautiful approach and lands within 10 feet of a birdie attempt.
Shots 3, 4: The 7-foot birdie attempt stays left all the way — a missed opportunity there. Tiger settles for a walk-in par to start the day.
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