Tiger Woods hits water, takes 7 on 17 (VIDEO)
Pete and Alice Dye struck laborious at Tiger Woods Friday at The Gamers Championship.
Their iconic island inexperienced on No. 17 of the Stadium Course at TPC Sawgrass turned the best golfer of his era right into a routine duffer throughout Spherical 2 of the PGA Tour’s signature occasion.
Woods strode as much as the tee on No. 17 at 5-under, simply two photographs off the lead. He limped off the island at 1-under, after a disastrous quadruple-bogey seven on the PGA Tour’s most well-known, if not notorious gap.
Woods’ first two photographs on the opening ended up within the water and the ensuing calamity left the 80-time winner on Tour humanized – if not humiliated – in entrance of a packed gallery and a somewhat-shocked reside on-line and TV viewers.
Woods birdied the opening on Thursday when it was 121 yards.
Friday, the opening was enjoying at 146 yards with the pin placement on the mid-left facet close to the again of the inexperienced. His first shot was pulled to the far facet and ever-so-slowly rolled off the inexperienced and into the drink.
From the drop zone Tiger hit one other into the water. This one bounced as soon as earlier than discovering the water.
He discovered the inexperienced along with his second shot from the drop zone. He had a 20-footer to make for a triple, however missed. He two-putted for the quadruple-bogey seven.
It was his worst rating ever on the opening in PGA Tour play. Earlier than 17, Woods had simply putted 12 instances on the day. He started the day at No 10.
Now, he sits perilously near the cutline.
Source:: New paper 24 – Sports