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Tiger Woods is back in action.

The 82-time winner on the PGA Tour competes in his first event since missing the cut at the U.S. Open at Winged Foot last month at the Zozo Championship at Sherwood.

Woods looks to defend his 2019 title — victory No. 82 and the one that tied him with Sam Snead for most titles won on Tour — except this year, the event is being played at Sherwood Country Club instead of in Japan due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Woods tees off for his first round at 1:45 p.m. ET from the 10th tee alongside Matthew Wolff and Xander Schauffele.

Keep up with Woods’ first round shot-by-shot below.

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Hole 10 – Par 4

With his first shot of the day, the defending champion drives the ball 241 yards in the left-center fairway. From 127 yards out, Woods’ second shot finds the green, but the ball isn’t as close to the hole as he’d like. He’d have to make a 55-footer for birdie here. Tiger’s first putt is pretty accurate considering the elevation on the green. He sets himself up for a 3-foot, 6-inch putt. This one’s good.

TIGER ON THE DAY: even par thru 1 (even par overall)

Hole 11 – Par 5

This one didn’t go exactly to plan. Woods’ drive on 11 travels 292 yards to the right of the fairway somewhere beneath the trees. With his second shot, Woods’ hits the ball left-handed out from under a tree and back the the far right rough. His third shot finds the fairway and lands 122 yards from the hole. His fourth shot sets him up for par despite getting lost in the trees with his drive. The ball finds the green and sets Woods up for a 10-foot, 11-inch putt. His first putt glides to the left of the hole. It’s a second-straight two-putt from 17 inches for his first bogey of the day.

TIGER ON THE DAY: 1 over thru 2 (1 over overall)

Hole 12 – Par 3

Woods’ shot once again isn’t exactly where he wants it. The ball travels 193 yards to the right rough, just off the green. Woods’ second shot seems to set his game back on track at 12 as it lands 5 feet, 5 inches from the hole. The putt is good for Woods’ second par of the day.

TIGER ON THE DAY: 1 over thru 3 (1 over overall)

Hole 13- Par 5

Woods’ drive once again lands in the right rough. The drive lands 274 yards from the hole. His second shot lands 177 yards from the hole, but still in the right rough. The third shot just gets worse as it lands in the fairway bunker 49 yards from the hole. Woods lifts himself out of the bunker with his fourth shot, which lands just shy of the green, 54 feet, 8 inches to the front right pin. Woods plays it safe with his fifth shot. He’s 8 feet, 10 inches from the hole. The first putt is no good as the ball skirts the left of the hole. He sinks his second putt for a double-bogey 7.

TIGER ON THE DAY: 3 over thru 4 (3 over overall)

Hole 14 – Par 4

Woods’ first shot sails 274 yards to the right rough once again. His second shot lands just shy of the green, 39 yards from the hole. He attempts a birdie putt with his third shot and it’s good. There’s that Tiger grin.

TIGER ON THE DAY: 2 over thru 5 (2 over overall)

Hole 15 – Par 3

Woods’ first shot travels 186 yards and lands on the green, 33 feet, 6 inches to the back left of the pin. Ugh, so close to another birdie. Tiger’s first putt lands 10 inches shy of the hole. It’s good with his third shot.

TIGER ON THE DAY: 2 over thru 6 (2 over overall)

Hole 16 – Par 5

As he takes his first shot on the 16th hole, Woods is T-75 out of a field of 78. His first shot on 16 lands – you guessed it – to the right of the fairway in what appears to be a creek-like area. Woods take a penalty and drops the ball in right intermediate, 329 yds to hole, for his third shot. His third shot travels to the right fairway, 152 yards to hole. His fourth shot sails over the green to the rough, 45 feet from to the back right of the pin. Woods fifth shot for par rolls to the left of the pin. He sinks the 2 foot, 7 inch putt with his sixth shot for his second bogey of the day.

TIGER ON THE DAY: 3 over thru 7 (3 over overall)

Hole 17 – Par 3

Woods’ tee shot travels 157 yards to the green and lands 18 feet, 6 inches from the hole. His first putt rolls to the left of the pin, setting Woods up for a 4-foot, 4-inch putt for par. It’s good.

TIGER ON THE DAY: 3 over thru 8 (3 over overall)

Hole 18 – Par 4

Ladies and gentlemen, he’s on the fairway. Woods’ first shot 258 yards to the left fairway and rolls more toward the center. From 187 yards to the hole, Woods’ ball lands on the green 30 feet, 6 inches behind the pin. Woods first putt rolls to the left of the hole and sets him up for a 2-foot, 9-inch par putt. It’s in. On to the front nine.

TIGER ON THE DAY: 3 over thru 9 (3 over overall)

Hole 1 – Par 4

Woods is on the fairway again. His tee shot travels 246 yards, landing 92 yards to the hole. Woods’ second shot proves what experience with a course can mean. His ball sails over the tree in front of the green, lands behind the hole on the include on the back of the green and rolls toward the hole. Woods is set up for a 9-foot, 5-inch birdie putt. It looks like it’s good, but then it lips out. He settles for par.

TIGER ON THE DAY: 3 over thru 10 (3 over overall)

Hole 2 – Par 5

The first three par 5s of the day have gone bogey-double bogey-bogey for Woods. He finds the fairway with his first shot so maybe this one will be different. The ball travels 323 yards and lands 192 yards from the hole in the front greenside bunker. Woods’ third shot from the bunker is nearly perfect. The ball finds the green and rolls 8 feet, 6 inches to the front right of the pin. Woods sinks his fourth shot on the par-5 hole for his second birdie of the day.

TIGER ON THE DAY: 2 over thru 11 (2 over overall)

Hole 3 – Par 3

Woods’ tee shot travels 199 yards to the front left of the pin, 22 feet, 10 inches to the hole. His first putt is five inches shy of the hole and settles for a par putt.

TIGER ON THE DAY: 2 over thru 12 (2 over overall)

Hole 4 – Par 4

Woods’ first shot sails 278 yards and finds the fairway, 188 yards from the hole. Woods’ second shot sails over the hole and lands 31 feet, 9 inches to the back left of the pin. Woods’ first putt rolls uphill to the left of the hole and now sits to the front right of the pin. Woods’ fourth shot for par is a 13-foot putt. The putt goes too far right and barely misses the hole. It’s a tap in for bogey, Woods’ third bogey of the day.

TIGER ON THE DAY: 3 over thru 13 (3 over overall)

Hole 5 – Par 5

Woods’ tee shot lands to the right off the fairway once again, 305 yards to the hole. From the dirt, Woods doesn’t look too pleased with his second shot. It lands in the right rough 119 yards from the hole. Woods’ third shot lands 35 feet from short of the pin. So close. Tiger’s first putt curves too late and lands five inches from the hole. It’s going to be another par that could have just as easily been a birdie.

TIGER ON THE DAY: 3 over thru 14 (3 over overall)

Hole 6 – Par 4

Woods’ first shot sails 262 yards to left fairway, 160 yards to hole. His second shot bounces on the green behind the pin, but rolls further to the left, setting Woods up for a 24-foot, 9-inch putt for birdie. The birdie putt is super close one again, but just a little off as it stops five inches to the left. It’s another par.

TIGER ON THE DAY: 3 over thru 15 (3 over overall)

Hole 7 – Par 4

Woods’ tee shot veers to the right once again. His second shot finds the right fairway, but travels only 74 yards, landing 88 yards to the hole. Woods’ third shot bounces on the green to the back left of the pin and rolls backward to the hole. Woods’ putt is from five feet and it’s good.

TIGER ON THE DAY: 3 over thru 16 (3 over overall)

Hole 8 – Par 3

This thread could be mistaken for a broken record at this point. Woods’ tee shot travels 206 yards and once again lands in the right greenside rough. His second shot leaves the bunker and lands 20 feet, 9 inches to the back left of the pin.

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