Tiger Woods endures rocky finish in first start since Masters

ALBANY, Bahamas - Tiger Woods made his much-anticipated return to competitive golf on Thursday at the Hero World Challenge, but his comeback was marred by a rocky finish.

The 15-time major champion started brightly, making two birdies in his first six holes. However, he struggled with his consistency throughout the round, carding five bogeys and a double bogey.

Despite his disappointing finish, Woods was upbeat about his performance. "I hit the ball well today," he said. "I just didn't make the putts.


Woods is scheduled to play all three rounds of the Hero World Challenge. The tournament is being held at the Albany Golf Club in Albany, Bahamas.

Woods' return to competitive golf was highly anticipated, and his performance on Thursday was closely watched. While his finish was disappointing, there were some positive signs.

However, Woods' putting was a major concern. He missed several makable putts, and he also struggled with his speed on the greens.

There were some positive signs, but there were also some areas of concern. Woods will need to improve his putting if he wants to contend for titles in the future.


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