Unhealthy climate places Tiger Woods’ hopes of constructing record-breaking Masters lower in danger

The first main of the golf yr is right here, and whereas the unhealthy climate has led to loads of pleasure on the Masters, it could not have come at worse time for Tiger Woods.

The 48-year-old and five-time Masters champion is seeking to bounce again from his harm woes and as soon as once more impress at Augusta. Earlier this week he acknowledged that he feels he can nonetheless win the event once more.

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“If every thing comes collectively, I believe I can get yet another,” Woods stated, including with a smile: “Do I want to explain that any greater than that, or are we good?”

He’s additionally seeking to break the file for essentially the most consecutive cuts made on the Masters, a file (23) he at the moment holds with Fred {Couples} and Gary Participant.

Climate not serving to Woods’ trigger

Nevertheless the climate in Georgia is not serving to Woods within the pursuit of his targets. Thunderstorms, heavy rain and winds pressured the primary spherical tee instances to be pushed again.

This brought on a two-and-a-half hour delay, forcing Woods to get his first spherical underway at 3:54 pm native time.

Because of this the 48-year-old solely managed to finish 13 holes on the day at one-under-par, forcing him to complete his first spherical early Friday morning. The early tee time did not assist Woods’ trigger, as he recorded two bogeys over his final 5 holes.

The additional motion on Friday means Woods must full 23 holes on Friday, which possible will not do him any favous given his harm woes.

Actually, Woods was pressured to withdraw from final yr’s Masters, and he even pulled out of the Genesis again in February.

Woods, who faces an uphill climb in his pursuit of constructing the lower, admitted earlier this week that ache is a problem he has to beat when he takes the course.

“Each shot that is not on a tee field is a problem,” stated Woods.

“The ankle would not harm anymore. It is fused. It isn’t going anyplace. In order that’s high quality. It is different elements of my physique that now should take the brunt of it.

“The again, the knee, different elements of the physique should take the load of it and simply the endurance functionality of strolling a very long time and being on my ft for a very long time is a matter.

“Issues simply flare up. The coaching that we have now to do at house, it adjustments from a day-to-day foundation. Some days I simply really feel actually good and different days not a lot. I harm each day.”

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