Tiger Woods rolls back the years at the BMW Championship after reuniting with old putter as he cards incredible 62 with Rory McIlroy tied for lead
- Tiger Woods returns to putter he used for 13 of 14 major championship wins
- Woods finishes first-round on eight-under par 62 after incredible putting display
- Rory McIlroy matches his 62 score after two double bogeys on back nine
By DEREK LAWRENSON FOR THE DAILY MAIL
PUBLISHED: 18:30 EDT, 6 September 2018 | UPDATED: 18:45 EDT, 6 September 2018
As if the appetite wasn’t whetted enough for the forthcoming Ryder Cup, Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy both opened up with fabulous rounds of 62 in the third FedEx Cup play-off event, the BMW Championship, last night.
It was Woods’s lowest opening round on the PGA Tour for 12 years as he celebrated his wild card pick in dazzling fashion.
McIlroy matched him but still left the course feeling a twinge of what might have been, for he actually had a golden opportunity to become the first European to shoot 59 on either of the game’s two main circuits.
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