Tiger Woods sends shot flying into houses in disastrous Memorial performance at Muirfield Village

TIGER WOODS regards Muirfield Village as his personal again yard after profitable the Memorial 5 occasions there.

However he shortly discovered himself in another person’s again backyard this time, after a wild drive flew out of bounds into the houses bordering the 15th fairway at the Jack Nicklaus-designed course.

 Tiger Woods had a day to forget at the Memorial Event

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Tiger Woods had a day to overlook at the Memorial Occasion

Woods had began on the tenth gap, and that ugly swipe at a par 5 he has birdied numerous occasions value him a double bogey seven.

The previous world No1 additionally dropped a shot on the opposite par 5 on the again 9 – the 567 yards eleventh after hitting his second shot into the water.

And he slumped to 4 over par when he did not rise up and down for a bunker at the brief sixteenth.

However the day earlier than the primary spherical Woods boasted how he has by no means thrown in the towel – even when he shot eighty five in his earlier spherical right here three years in the past, when his again issues first flared up.

 The ace managed to hit a shot into the garden of a house bordering the course

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The ace managed to hit a shot into the backyard of a home bordering the course

He confirmed his battling qualities with a gutsy fightback, highlighted by a hat-trick of birdies from the fifth, and he managed to claw his method to a degree par seventy two.

That was only one shot behind enjoying associate Justin rose, who additionally needed to overcome a sticky begin. He was two over after seven holes however rattled off 4 birdies earlier than a 3-putt bogey at the ninth left a nasty style.

Rose’s victory at Colonial final week means he can overtake Justin Thomas world no 1 with one other win. Thomas additionally hit a shot out of bounds and threw in a double bogey on one of many par fives as he matched Woods’ seventy two.

Rose commented: “I had a reasonably rushed preparation after profitable on Sunday, and it took me some time to settle. However getting in under par on a day when the putter was ice-chilly is an effective begin. I used to be happy with the best way I performed the second 9.”

Tiger Woods delighted after getting lowest scores in almost 5 years at Gamers Championship in Florida

 Woods has previously won at Muirfield Village five times

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Woods has beforehand gained at Muirfield Village 5 occasions
 Woods did manage to produce a gutsy fightback

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Woods did handle to supply a gutsy fightback

TIGER WOODS regards Muirfield Village as his personal again yard after profitable the Memorial 5 occasions there.

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