Charlotte (AP)—Tiger Woods had a different plan of attack after one of
the most awful starts of his career.
Woods shot a 2-over 74 on Thursday that left him chasing the cut
the leaders at the Quail Hollow Championship. But instead of an
practice session pounding drives, Woods was eager to forget.
“Sometimes when I shoot a high round, I put the clubs away,” Woods
with a grin. “Or break a few.”
He might want to start with his driver. Woods hit just four of 14
and struggled off the tee throughout.
He put tee shots in the water off the 17th and 18th holes and made
at several other holes that cost him shots on a day when 66 players were
Woods was tied for 88th, nine shots behind Bo Van Pelt, and needs a strong
move Friday afternoon to stick around. He has not missed the cut in a
PGA Tour event in five years.
It was his worst opening round at a regular PGA Tour event since he
at The Players Championship three years ago.