Tiger’s First Round at the Players

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Tiger Woods started his first round on the back nine at the Players Championship with nine straight pars. • Forum: Weigh in on first-round action
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"Under these conditions it's really hard to do any practicing out there because the wind is blowing so hard the ball is not really flying. You can't really get a read on how it's flying," Woods said. • How to Survive an Island Green
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Woods bogeyed Nos. 4, 6 and 8. • Finchem: No favoritism for Tiger and Phil
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Elin Woods and Emma Stenson, right, followed their husbands, Tiger and Henrik, during the first round. • See the latest news and photos about Tiger Woods
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"I hit the ball pretty good today. I had three three-putts today, and consequently 3-over par," Woods said. • Never 3-putt again
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Woods finished with a three-over-par 75. "Just got to make a few more putts. Greens are a little bit tricky to read, different grain out there than we're used to, and I had a tougher time than the guys at the top of the board," he said. • Baffled by greens, Woods shoots 75