Tiger Woods' short game showed a lot of rust on Thursday, but he put a tough front nine behind him to finish with a 2-over 73 in the first round in Phoenix. Phil Mickelson also struggled, but rallied late for a 69.
Tiger Woods. Phil Mickelson. Rickie Fowler. Bubba Watson. Jordan Spieth. They're all in this week's Waste Management Phoenix Open at TPC Scottsdale. Here are five players to keep an eye on and Tiger isn't one of them.
Tiger Woods has proven in the past that he rarely has to shake the rust off when he kicks off his season, like he'll do at Phoenix. But exactly how good is he in season debuts? Our T.J. Auclair crunched the numbers.
It's snowing over much of the country, but there's golf to be played in warmer locales, as you can see by our collection of reader-submitted photos at #PGA365. Make sure to submit yours on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.
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