Tiger Woods is fleeing his sixth title in The Memorial.

He started slow with four consecutive pairs but then he went eagle-birdie-birdie to start his round.

Woods shot a 67 second-round on Friday to reach 5 under par overall. But his round could have been much better, with him losing several short putts throughout his round.

Kyle Stanley and Joaquin Niemann stayed ahead in the Saturday round, sitting 11 points below and two free throws from Byeong Hun An.

Other big names near the top of the leaderboard include Jason Day, Hideki Matsuyama and Rory McIlroy, who is on fire on Saturday was 8 under 13 holes after starting the day at par.

Follow us as we continue the round of Woods here and keep you informed about how the top of the ranking is outlined:

HOLE 16 – Par 3

Tiger played safely from the tee to avoid water No .16 but left over 45 feet for birdie. But that attempt of birdie went wrong and was left with a couple long putt that was lost. He tapped for a bogey of three putts and slipped back to 10 low and tied for fourth.

HOLE 15 – Par 5

Tiger played par 5 well, hitting his third shot of 106 yards to 14 feet of the cup. He emptied the putt by bending, gave a pump of solid fist and moved to 11 under for the tournament and in a draw for the lead.

The birdie. ?
The first bomb. ?
The reaction of the crowd. ? @TigerWoods shares the initiative @MemorialGolf . #LiveUnderPar pic.twitter.com/bg2GThFuSx

– PGA TOUR (@PGATOUR) June 2, 2018


Patrick Cantlay and Justin Rose have set out to head. Both are in 11 under, while Joaquin Neimann made bogey No. 3 to fall to 10 under, joining Tiger Woods, Kyle Stanley and Whee Kim (6 less in the third round) in second place.

HOLE 14 – Par 4 [19659011] Tiger had the opportunity to tie for the lead at No. 14. He rotated his approach to less than one meter from the cup. But his birdie attempt slipped past the cup, and actually rolled farther from the cup than it was originally. He was not happy (duh), but he calmed down enough to drill the putt per pair. He is still 10 overall and tied for second.


Kyle Stanley made bogey at No. 2 and dropped to 10 too, leading Tiger to tie for second place. That also leaves Joaquin Niemann alone at the top. He is only 19 years old.

Youngest player in the field.
Lowest player in the field.

Joaquin Niemann has the lead alone. #LiveUnderPar pic.twitter.com/0hI8lB5Eo5

– PGA TOUR (@PGATOUR) June 2, 2018

HOLE 13 – Par 4

Tiger Rope of Paris the back nine continues. After driving down the street, Tiger's approach left him over 30 feet for birdie. He made two putts from there and was one lap behind the leaders in third place with a pair of 10 under.

HOLE 12 – Par 3

Tiger found the bunker at his tee shot at No. 12, a 184-yard Par 3. His shot from the sand stood just over four feet from the cup and He drilled the putt by par to stay in the 10 overall and in the third place.


A quick rest from Tiger for the following:

– Leaders Kyle Stanley and Joaquin Niemann have started the third round and both had solid starts with pair at No. 1 They share the advantage with a pair of 11 under par, just one chance ahead of Tiger.

– Rory McIlroy threw an 8-under 64 on Saturday to (currently) charge a tie in seventh place with 8 under par for the tournament.

– Phil Mickelson came out in 32 to get to 8 as well, but bogeyed No. 10 to slide back to 7 under for the tournament (through 14 holes today) and in a tie at 18.

– Rickie Fowler shot 68 on Saturday to go up to 7 under par (currently T-18).

HOLE 11 – Par 5

This hole started the second round of Woods after it holed for an eagle to a mbadive roar of the gallery. But today there is not so much luck. His third 99-yard shot was installed just behind the cup and left him about 12 feet for birdie. Woods left the putt for the short birdie and he tapped or par. Still 5 low in the day and 10 less in the tournament and in third place by itself.

HOLE 10 – Par 4

Tiger's start in the last nine holes was similar to his opening holes of the day. This time he found himself right on the edge of the green after his approach and broke it just after the hole. His putt of four feet per pair found the bottom of the cup. He remains in 10 below overall and in third place behind Kyle Stanley and Joaquin Niemann. Leaders give the first blow at 1:50 p.m. ET.

It gets a bit playful with the short throw but rolls on a 4 foot foot to save torque. Stay -10.

– Tiger Tracker (@GCTigerTracker) June 2, 2018

HOLE 9 – Par 4

The iron game of the tiger is still stellar. After an impulse that left him 126 yards from the fairway, he turned a wedge almost four feet from the cup. His birdie attempt falls into the hole and he makes the turn at 31, 5 below in the day and 10 below for the tournament and in third place alone.

Stinger. Cradle. Buckets @TigerWoods now has 1 round.

Game on. #LiveUnderPar pic.twitter.com/DNbieJL0dF

– PGA TOUR (@PGATOUR) June 2, 2018

HOLE 8 – Par 3

Tiger had another birdie opportunity in No. 8 but failed in a putt from less than 13 feet from the cup. It is set for a pair of tap-in. He is still 4 low in the day and 9 under par for the tournament (T-3).


Phil Mickelson has birdied five of his last six holes and has climbed to 8 under for the tournament and makes the turn in a tie for fifth place.

Four birdies in five holes!

Lefty joins the group of big engines and makes the turn T5. #LiveUnderPar pic.twitter.com/7eJg0v5dEq

– PGA TOUR (@PGATOUR) June 2, 2018

HOLE 7 – Par 5

Tiger takes advantage of the second par 5 in the first nine. He was back on the street from the tee and launched his approach from 252 yards toward the back of the green, but more than 50 feet from the cup. From there, he made two putts to get a second consecutive birdie (after an eagle in the No. 5) and now has 9 under par for the tournament, just two strokes away from the leader (T-3).

HOLE 6 – Par 4

Tiger's move has officially begun. He drilled a 300-yard drive on the fairway at No. 6 and hit his approach shot just under 10 feet from the pin. His putter gets into a slot and he drills it again, carding a birdie to get a par under par on the day and 8 in total (T-5). Here we go …

HOLE 5 – Par 5

Woods finally gets the putter in his first par 5 of the day. His handling again found the right side of the street and his approach from 237 yards was installed almost 14 feet from the cup. And, finally, Tiger hits a putt from a distance, drilling the eagle's putt to get to 2 low in the day and 7 in general (T-13).

HOLE 4 – Par 3

The iron game of the tiger looks good at the beginning of the third round, but its release continues to betray it. His tee shot at No. 4 lands 15 feet from the cup, but he loses another birdie putt and settles for par – again. A frustrating start for Tiger, I'm sure. He is even in the day but is sliding down the leaderboard and is now T-36 with 5 below the general.

HOLE 3 – Par 4

Once again, Tiger finds the fairway from the tee and hits him near his approach from 139 yards, placing him just over eight feet from the hole. But once again, his putter can not be converted as he misses the birdie attempt. It launches a third consecutive pair and remains in 5 below the general (T-34).

HOLE 2 – Par 4

Tiger again found the fairway with his drive in No. 2 and his approach shot was a little more marked, hitting him 12 feet from the cup. His birdie putt was simply lost, so look for another pair. He is even through two holes and still has 5 less (T-33) for the tournament.

HOLE 1 – Par 4

Tiger starts his third round with a drive on the fairway, but his approach to the green was long and left and landed in the bunker on the green side. His shot of sand curled up 4 feet from the cup and Tiger drained the putt by par. That is a solid start despite the wayward approach shot. He is even in the day and -5 for the tournament, currently in a tie at the 32.


– Tiger shows flashes of brightness on Friday in Round 2

] – Tiger grateful to be playing a year after the arrest

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