Sports Pulse: USA TODAY Sports’ Steve DiMeglio discusses the upcoming tournament and why it will present many obstacles for the golfers.
After a top-five finish earlier this month at the Quicken Loans National, Tiger Woods is back on the course this week looking for his first major championship victory since the 2008 U.S. Open.
The 14-time major champion is competing in golf’s third major, The Open Championship, this week at Carnoustie Golf Links in Scotland.
Tiger last played The Open in 2015, missing the cut and finishing 137th. His career at Carnoustie includes a T47 at the 1995 Scottish Open, he missed the cut the following year, then finished T7 at the 1999 Open Championship and T12 at the 2007 Open.
Tiger tees off at 10:21 a.m. ET alongside Hideki Matsuyama and Russell Knox. Follow along for shot-by-shot analysis of his opening round.
Hole 10 – Par 4
Well, this one wasn’t great. He finds a bunker, and it looks like he’ll have a difficult out.
Thoughts at the turn
This could be Tiger’s…