SAN DIEGO – The missed opportunity was the story of Tiger Woods's second round at Farmers Insurance Open, where he easily made the 36-hole on Friday but will play the weekend in Torrey Pines well behind the leaders.
Woods was hoping to climb up the North Course, but he just could not get enough to make that jump by settling 2-under-par 70.
That put him at 140, 4 at para. Jasdin Rose number 1 is ranked 13th while playing at nine of the southern course.
Tiger Woods had moments, but also his fights on Thursday, firing with 2 less than 70 in Torrey Pines South. The course ends with eight strokes of leader John Ram in the first round of the Farmers Insurance Open.
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Double Buoy 6 on his ninth hole (18th) briefly put Woods on the line of cut when he got a bad pause and his approach was plugged into the mouth of a green bunker. He barely managed to get the ball out of the sand, Woods then drew long and missed the crap.
He had defeated the 10th hole and 17 holes – both par-5s – but missed good opportunities on the 11th and 13th
After the birds in the third and fourth holes – the former 240-yard par- 3, which he reached with a 5-tree – Woods was in the fifth 5th fairway with a 4-iron of 225 yards. But he pulled her up over the green, unable to stand up and descend for a bird. He also failed to make a bird on a short par-4 six where he was driving over the green.
Having won the tournament for the seventh time in 2013, Woods' best result here was a draw for the 23rd last year. He finished 80th in 2014, withdrew in 2015, did not play in 2016 and missed the redundancy in 2017