Also part of the rental group are two former US PGA winners in Jason Dufner and Jimmy Walker, and former Masters and Open Champion Zach Johnson, so you can imagine what's running through the minds of Kisner and Rickie Fowler, the only other major-less victor in the house.
Herbert idolised Woods as a boy, marshalling at tournaments in Melbourne including the 2011 Presidents Cup.
Meanwhile, Paul Dunne began his Open campaign with a level par round of 71. "Makes me feel a little bit more comfortable", he said. "I feel good about the game", he said as he targets the $1.89 million first prize.
"I've won three times".
CARNOUSTIE, SCOTLAND-Kevin Kisner took advantage of light winds and warm temperatures to shoot a 5-under 66 and take the early lead in the British Open, where defending champion Jordan Spieth was also in the mix on Thursday.
The front nine consisted of two bogeys and one birdie and he double bogeyed the tenth en route to a three-over 74. "Hit it to 50 feet and two-putt, '" he said. "I felt like my ball position got too far back at the Greenbrier".Читайте также: Carmelo Anthony traded to Atlanta Hawks in three-team trade
"I imagine this is as easy as the course could play, so I don't see the winning score being any better than it was in 2007", Spieth said, referring to Padraig Harrington and Sergio Garcia finishing at 7-under 277.
Fox has a long wait until his 3.32pm tee time (2.32am Friday NZT), 11 minutes after Woods lets fly alongside Knox and Hideki Matsuyama. "No one's going to argue with him - he did it like at Hoylake, and he was able to win there". One fan held a placard "Tiger Woods - The Legend Returns" and nobody was disagreeing. A couple of my 6-irons went about 240.
Even Scottish playing partner Russell Knox, who briefly stole the American's thunder with a superb eagle on the 14th, later described his hero Woods as a "mythical" figure.
Former Masters champion Danny Willett was able to find a groove on the brutal Carnoustie and finds himself tied for eighth with a ton of other big names. Everybody is just really chill and it's a lot of fun to be around those guys. The firm, crusty conditions are not entirely new.
"Worked really hard on my speed, which is always the hardest thing for us to get accustomed to here, " he said.
"The way I've been playing coming in, it hasn't really even been on my mind, but I knew if I played well here it would be a great opportunity to move up the list", added Kisner, who is now 19th in the qualifying standings.При любом использовании материалов сайта и дочерних проектов, гиперссылка на обязательна.
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