Woods is aware that he will not be in contention for victory at the Genesis Open in the Riviera Country Club come Sunday (18 February) but is using the tournament to build fitness and get back to his best for the rest of the campaign.
A T5 in the Waste Management Phoenix Open followed by T2 at Pebble Beach represent his first back-to-back top fives on the PGA Tour since 2013. Still, they represent two of the four top-10 players in the field this week. Live coverage begins on Thursday from 2.30pm on Sky Sports Golf and 4pm on Sky Sports Main Event. "I'll start worrying about Augusta the week after match play ends". He said the only thing sore following the event were his feet - because he wasn't used to walking a long course for four consecutive days. So although I'm not going to be with the longest guys out here, I'm in the top third again and I feel like I can compete from there. "This is just a golf course that you get excited to go and play".
Johnson, who predicted Tiger would make the cut this week, took note of the Big Cat's woes with his big dog. "Now I'm playing against him and trying to beat him, instead of watching on TV and rooting for him".
"I just don't know if he wants to see that", DJ jokingly added about Tiger, who will be making his second official PGA Tour start after returning to competition three weeks ago following multiple back surgeries.
Reading the tea leaves and understanding how much Woods needs competitive rounds to ramp up for the Masters, which would be his first start in a major championship since the 2015 PGA Championship, it would be a minor upset if he doesn't play Honda.
McIlroy and Thomas are the last two winners of the FedEx Cup, the PGA Tour's Order of Merit, while 14-time Major victor Woods of course needs little introduction.
"I'm sorry, but that really put things in perspective really fast", Woods said Tuesday at the Genesis Open.
The 14-time Major victor (42) was outgunned by seven shots by McIlroy when they were last paired together in the final round of the 2015 Masters.
I'll also go the front six of the betting for my next pick.
"I'm starting to understand my body a little bit more with this back that's different than it used to be", he said. "I've never played against Tiger when he's been the unbeatable Tiger".
Another unique feature of Riviera Country Club's 92-year-old course is its abundance of Eucalyptus trees. Thomas relayed to Woods that was year before he was born. A lot of that is me because I got hurt and didn't play. In addition to strong course history, Johnson is now toting great form as he's finished first or second in all three of his early-season starts.
Thomas Pieters was last year's runner-up to Dustin Johnson at this event, and he seems underpriced this weekend based on his talent.
But the Nobel laureate has refused to change tack and is accused by critics of adopting a siege mentality. Doctors Without Borders estimated at least 6,700 Rohingya died in the first month of violence.
While Hong Kong has a well-developed and generally safe public transportation system, fatal bus crashes have persisted. Almost 50 people were injured and taken to hospitals, including 19 in serious condition, the Hospital Authority said.
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Post-match, Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger admitted the loss to Spurs will cost his side in their quest for the top four. Tottenham dominated majority of the first half, giving Arsenal no chance to knock the ball around.
He struggled to land tricks cleanly in his first two runs, and was sitting in a distant 11th place before his third and final run. Celski and Aaron Tran fell short of competing for a medal in their first competition of the 2018 Winter Olympics .
Once again , Elias works the crowd like a pro here and he is quickly becoming one of the most over superstars in the WWE . After Rollins came out to offer his sympathy for Jordan, "The Architect" pleaded for his own WrestleMania opportunity.
McIlroy, a four-time Major victor , played the fifth hole like a weekend warrior on day two of the rich tournament. It's easy to get picky with certain details, but I'm compensated really well by making a lot of par putts.
Open at Olympic Club, was bogey-free at Pebble Beach. "It's just the most handsome place in the world", Reavie said. There wasn't much not to like on a day like this, especially for Kevin Streelman and Beau Hossler.
The foundations for Ronda Rousey's first storyline in WWE may be laid after she exchanged words with Nia Jax on social media. Rousey then made her intentions clear: she wants a match at WrestleMania XXXIV in April.
Virgil van Dijk partners Joel Matip in the heart of Liverpool's defence on his return to Southampton on Sunday afternoon. The centre-back turned out 80 times for the St Mary's side before his £75 million transfer to the Reds last month.
The top speed too, has been electronically limited to 200 kmph while naught-100 kmph takes just 3.0 seconds. According to media reports , the scooter houses a 4 kilowatt motor powered by a lithium-ion battery pack.
Second federal judge halts DACA termination
A second federal judge issued a ruling temporarily blocking the DACA program from ending. The agency had already begun to accept renewal applications under the first court order.
Apple iPhone 2018 Rumors: iOS 9 Source Code Leaked on GitHub
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Dad who lunged at Nassar announces plans for donations
Two former gymnasts allegedly informed Klages of Nassar's misconduct as far back as 1997, but their pleas for help were ignored. Geddert coached the United States women's team to the gold medal at the 2012 Olympics in London.
Halfpenny ruled out of England clash in huge blow for Wales
A mention, too, to Sam Underhill for his incredible last-ditch tackle which saved a certain Sam Williams try in the second half. England will be enthused by the manner of their start and the individual performances posted by Mike Brown and Owen Farrell .