Tiger Woods happy to be on course again: ‘I missed it’

first_imgTiger Woods has gone nearly two months without playing a golf tournament.He is happy to be back. Farmers Insurance Open: Tiger Woods eight back in 2019 debut as Jon Rahm leads “It was nice to have some juice flowing in the system again,” Woods told reporters after his first round at the Farmers Insurance Open on Thursday. “It’s been a while, and I missed it.”Strong [email protected] closes first round of the @FarmersInsOpen with a birdie.#QuickHits pic.twitter.com/6AGauwXH6V— PGA TOUR (@PGATOUR) January 24, 2019The 43-year-old didn’t have his best round at Torrey Pines’ South Course, but he was able to shoot a respectable 2-under 70 on the day to at least stay in shouting distance of the leaders. Related News Woods’ last competitive round of golf came at the Hero World Challenge at the beginning of December, and he said he didn’t quite have it Thursday. “I think having my feel (is where I’m rustiest), I’d say hitting the ball pin-high, I’ve always been really good at that my entire career, I wasn’t that good at it today,” Woods said. “I’m just not used to having so much adrenaline in my system, it’s been a while, so just trying to get a feel for that.”The closest anyone got to this 🕳 all day. #MustSeeMoments pic.twitter.com/Y86AbdXC0I— PGA TOUR (@PGATOUR) January 25, 2019Woods finished the day tied for 53rd after posting five birdies and three bogeys.Jon Rahm sits in first at 10 under for the tournament while world No. 1 Justin Rose and Doug Ghim sit one shot back at 9 under.last_img

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