AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Tiger Woods’ knee looked as strong as he said it was. His game didn’t look half bad either.
Playing for the first time in nearly three months, Woods made three birdies and opened with a 2-under-68 in the first round of the Bridgestone Invitational.READ MORE: In Wake Of 'Events Across The Country,' Chicago Police Deploy Additional Resources And Cancel Days Off For Some Units; Some Stores Board Up In Case Of Unrest
The gallery was so large when he teed off that fans covered the entire length of the first hole and then wrapped around the green.READ MORE: Proposed Laws Would Improve Privacy Protections For Sex Crime Victims In Illinois
In a 78-man field, it seemed as though only one score mattered on Thursday.
Jason Day didn’t have a big crowd, just the best score. He shot a 63, in the morning when the conditions were at their softest. Adam Scott, who now has Woods’ old caddie, was at 8 under with one hole to play.MORE NEWS: Kendrick Adams Charged After Burglars Break Into Nordstrom On Michigan Avenue, Steal Purses; Police Seek Other Suspects
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