Tiger Woods has work to do at the PGA Championship, and here is how it is going

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Tiger Woods started so well at the PGA Championship, his first round beginning with a smooth, easy birdie on the very first hole at Southern Hills Country Club. But as his day progressed, things got harder — his body started to fail, his game started to falter.

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He heads into the second round needing to make a move — to stay within eyesight of contention and avoid spending his Friday just trying to make the cut. He’ll be alongside Rory McIlroy, who was the 18-hole leader after a strong opening-round 65 on Thursday, as well as Jordan Spieth, who needs a good round after a slow start.

Here is how things are going on Friday at the PGA Championship:

No. 1: Par 4, 451 yards

Woods was wide off the first tee. He gingerly walked off the tee, headed down the rough to find his ball. With a good lie, he lofted a wedge onto the green and then navigated a two-putt for a relatively easy opening par. He opened the day hovering around the cut line. So the early part of his round will be key.

Score: Par

Total for the day: Even

Where he stands in the tournament: 4 over

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