August 16, 2022

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Tiger Woods finished in a tie for 39th in the JP McManus Pro-Am, with Xander Schauffele winning

Tiger Woods finished in a tie for 39th in the JP McManus Pro-Am, with Xander Schauffele winning

tiger wood She closed in with a 2-over 74 to finish in a tie for 39th on Tuesday at JP McManus Pro-Am, a star-studded event in Limerick, Ireland, which was an adjustment to next week’s Open Championship.

The good news for Woods was that Tuesday’s round saw a slight improvement from its opening of 77 on Monday. The highlights were consecutive birdies at level 4 15 and 3 on 16, before slipping on 18, making the last of four ghost passes of the day.

However, the crowd seemed to hardly mind. It was met with standing ovations on the 18th and some fans chanted “Nimr, tiger!” As he walked off the final green at Adare Manor.

Woods’ next tournament will be the 150th Open in popular St Andrews starting July 14. This will be his third official event since sustaining a serious leg injury in a car wreck outside Los Angeles in February 2021. He finished 47th in the Masters in April. , then withdrew after the third round of the PGA Championship in May. He skipped the US Open last month due to some problems with his surgically repaired leg.

One name to watch in St Andrews would be Xander Shaveli. On the heels of his PGA Tour victory at the Travelers last week, Schauffele went to 64-70 for a 10-under total and won the lead over his fellow American Sam Burns In J.P. McManus (ed.). His opening round 64 tied the low round of the pro (Padraig Harrington card on the same Tuesday), followed by three birds, and one ghost (round 2.

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Shaveli, like many famous players, is playing in the Scottish Open this week.

Other notable finishers on the 49ers field (Jordan Spieth was disqualified on Monday) at JP McManus included: Ricky FowlerAnd the Justin Thomas And the Rory McIlroy (5-under total, tied for sixth place); Dustin Johnson (3 under, tied for 13th); Bryson DeShampoo (1 under, tied at 21); And the Scotty Scheffler (My husband, tied at number 23.)

Leona Maguirethe LPGA Tour member from Ireland and the only woman on the field, went 72-76 to finish in a tie for 33rd.