Tiger Woods' Comeback Could Have Been Derailed By Incredible Tree Shot

Tiger Woods grabs share of lead at Valspar

"I thought it was great, " Woods said ahead of his first round in the Valspar Championshipon Thursday, as quoted on ESPN.

He had a one-shot lead over Nick Watney, Whee Kim and Kelly Kraft.

After the turn he fired a 159-yard approach to within 12 feet for a birdie on his 11th hole of the day and a fine bunker shot two holes later saw him sink a putt of four feet for a birdie on a par five.

Louis Oosthuizen - Louis Oosthuizen has only played two PGA events this year, but he made the cut both times and finished 30th or better, including a -2 to par in last weeks World Golf Championships-Mexico Championship.

Adam Hadwin - Despite this event not even being 20 years old, there have already been two multiple winners, which has to give Adam Hadwin hope, after he won this event last year with a -14 to par.

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Superintendent Lisa Herring said Huffman High School is closed today to help students and faculty deal with the tragedy. Two teenagers were shot in what appears to be an accident at Huffman High School in Birminghama, Alabam, on Wednesday.

The 14-time major victor said he is planning a pre-tournament trip to Augusta ahead of next month's Masters, which will be his first appearance in a major since 2015.

"I'm not going to put it out of the realm if Freddie feels good, he's still in he mix".

Walker (69) and past Innisbrook champion Luke Donald (70) managed to go bogey-free, a rarity on a day like this. But he made back-to-back bogeys at the 12th and 13th before playing the remaining five holes in 1 under.

It was not such smooth sailing for some of the other big names, with Rory McIlroy battling to a 74 in his first round at the Copperhead course, while Jordan Spieth had five bogeys in a seven-hole stretch en route to a 76.

Nobody would imply that Tiger Woods' comeback has been completed in just three tournaments. Into the wind it felt like we were hitting walls.

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The only unnerving moment came at the 16th, when he tugged his iron off the tee into the trees.

"My forearm hit the tree a little bit, " he said.

Recovering from spinal fusion surgery, Woods looked to come close to breaking his arm during a miraculous recovery shot in the first round. Mickelson's victory overshadowed a record tying 16 under par weekend by Thomas, highlighted by a fourth round ending eagle from the fairway to get him into the playoff.

"It didn't feel very good. Great driving golf course", Woods said.

Yes, I know that sounds insane to say, but if there is one course that Woods knows how to not only minimize his mistakes but take advantage of, it's Augusta National. "We can all see that".

The NBA flat-out called out the Chicago Bulls for tanking
Lopez was averaging 25.5 minutes per game for the Bulls before the All-Star break, but has not taken the court for the team since. The NBA has reacted similarly in the past when contenders rest multiple healthy players on the night of a national TV game.

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