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Tiger Woods bogeys opening hole on first PGA Tour appearance in 12 months

Woods is back in action after another lay-off

Tiger Woods is back on the course
Tiger Woods is back on the course

Tiger Woods endured a tricky start to his first PGA Tour action in 12 months, suffering a bogey on the opening hole at the Farmers Insurance Open.

The 14-time major winner’s first tour showing in a year got off to a frustrating start, as he missed a tricky putt to save par at the first hole at Torrey Pines.

Woods completed the first four holes without dropping any further shots, to lie tied in 96th place.

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Woods has won eight times at Torrey Pines, including his last major in the 2008 US Open, but missed the cut in this same event this time last year.

The 42-year-old withdrew from the Dubai Desert Classic the following week and remained sidelined for the rest of 2017 as he recovered from spinal fusion surgery.

Woods secured a tie for ninth place in December’s 18-man Hero World Challenge, and has been rated 22/1 to land his first tour victory since 2013.

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