But we’ve never seen Woods so unsure about his flatstick on the eve of a tournament. In fact after his Wednesday press conference he returned to the practice putting green to put his new TaylorMade putter “through its paces to see if I can play with it.”
Ticket-exchange sites such as Stubhub Vivid Seats and SeatGeek as well as online marketplaces such as eBay and Craigslist still have hundreds of tickets on the block ranging from $1800 for a single-round ticket up to $7000 for a four-round badge.
He made his first birdie of the day two holes later when he planted a short iron inside six feet and made the putt. One hole later he stuck a mid-iron at the 187-yard par 3 to six feet and canned the putt. He made the turn in two under.