WATCH: Latest Tiger Woods Video Leaves Golf World in Splits

Published 04/30/2022, 6:30 AM EDT
Golf – The Masters – Augusta National Golf Club – Augusta, Georgia, U.S. – April 8, 2022 Tiger Woods of the U.S. on the 13th during the second round REUTERS/Mike Segar

Tiger Woods is among the big names in golf. The 15-time major championship winner made his comeback to competitive golf at the 2022 Masters and performed brilliantly. Moreover, the former World Number One is in the news once again due to his recent practice round at one of the famous golf courses.

Tiger made a giant leap forward in his attempt to play at the 2022 PGA Championship. Moreover, the World Golf Hall of Fame member has registered for the second major championship event of the 2022 season. The event will start on May 19th at the famous Southern Hills Country Club. Furthermore, Tiger played 18 holes at the golf course in an attempt to play at the major championship soon.

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The 82-time PGA Tour winner flew in his private jet to Tulsa on Thursday. Woods winner went down to scout the golf course to evaluate his body before committing to playing at the PGA Championship. Furthermore, his main plan to play the practice round was to see how his body responded to the hectic schedule of playing back-to-back events.

Dec 19, 2021; Orlando, Florida, USA; Tiger Woods reacting to Cameron Kuchar draining a long putt on the 17th green during the final round of the PNC Championship golf tournament at Grande Lakes Orlando Course. Mandatory Credit: Jeremy Reper-USA TODAY Sports/Reuters
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Tiger’s 18-holes were productive, with the professional trying to hit different shots. Moreover, the American professional made a few putting strokes on some holes to judge the greens and get their hang. One such video of the golf legend is going viral on the internet. In the particular video, Woods is seen trying to feel the green.

However, he hits the putt too hard, and the ball races past the hole. But in reality, he was trying to assess the speed of the greens rather than making the putt and was aiming at a different spot.

The golf world has mixed reactions to the latest Tiger Woods video

As soon as the putting video of Woods broke out, golf Twitter erupted with fan reactions. Tiger fans from around the world started to react to the viral video. The majority of the fans explained how he was trying to get the hang of the greens and was following the same process every other professional does during practice rounds. At the same time, others thought that it was a misread.

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Woods’ performance at the 2022 Masters

Tiger played well at the first major championship of the 2022 season. The 46-year-old hit some crisp iron shots and his ball-striking was also top-notch. Moreover, he ended the event with an overall score of 13-over-par. As a result, he finished in solo 47th position, just inside the top 50. Woods carded a final round of six-over-par, 78.

His final round included one birdie and three bogeys on the opening nine holes. At the same time, he made two bogeys and one double-bogey on the back nine. 

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Bazif Qadri

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Bazif Qadri is a Golf writer at EssentiallySports. Currently pursuing BSC Economics Hons, Bazif is a golf enthusiast. Not only a fan, but he is also an avid golfer himself.

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