Tiger Woods started Saturday's round 14 shots — a full two touchdowns! — off the lead of red-hot Webb Simpson. He's closer to the lead now.
Woods got off to a scintillating start on Moving Day at the Players Championship, making birdie at No. 1:
Then added another at the par-5 second:
He just missed birdie at the third, but came back with this effort for a 3 at the par-4 fourth:
How 'bout another? Woods stuck his iron shot at No. 5, leading to this look:
He wasn't done yet, hitting a perfect stinger tee ball down the seventh fairway and then hitting it to here:
A tee shot down the center at the ninth led to a towering long iron and an eagle putt from the back right fringe. A kick-in birdie wrapped up a sensational six-under 30 on the front nine that took Woods from T68 all the way to a tie for 11th at seven under par.
Tiger continued the streak on No. 11 and 12, with two more birdies:
All in all, not a bad way to inject some excitement into a Moving Day morning.