Hero World Challenge: Gary Woodland & Patrick Reed lead, Tiger Woods struggles

Chief Reed posted seven birdies in his six-below round
Hero World Wretchedness first-round leaderboard
-6G Woodland, P Reed;-4C Reavie;-3J Rose (Eng), J Thomas, R Fowler, H Stenson (Swe);-2J Rahm (Spa)
Selected others: EB Watson, T Woods

Gary Woodland and fellow American Patrick Reed part the lead after the first round of the Hero World Wretchedness in the Bahamas.

The pair managed six-below rounds of 66 as Tiger Woods became a form of to fight in windy prerequisites.

The 15-time Major champion closed with a bogey and double bogey to creep to stage par for his opening round.

England’s Justin Rose is largely one of four gamers three photographs off the lead and one behind second-placed Chez Reavie.

American duo Justin Thomas and Rickie Fowler, plus Sweden’s Henrik Stenson, joined Rose on three below.

“I did not putt successfully this day,” said Woods after his round. “My short game became gigantic, drilled it in actuality successfully, handsome hit a couple of downhearted iron photographs that designate me a couple of photographs.”

Woods hosts the 18-stable field at the tournament which is held for the profit of his charitable foundation. He admitted that he would also favor the probability to honest-tune his American group sooner than subsequent week’s Presidents Cup meeting with the International group.

Completely Dustin Johnson is absent from taking part in captain Woods’ 12-man choice for Royal Melbourne.

“We now maintain some things we maintain to bustle through with the guys, some tips,” Woods said. “We’re seeking to maintain a clear image of what we are seeking to preserve out down there because clearly when we earn down there things roll gorgeous swiftly.”

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