Tiger Woods opened with a 3-under 69 in his first competitive round since February. Here are the key stats from the first round at the Hero World Challenge.

• 3-under 69; hit 7/13 fairways and 12/18 GIR in first round

• First opening round worldwide in 60s since 2015 Wyndham Championship

• Span of 834 days between opening round scores in the 60s

• First competitive round in 301 days (Dubai Desert Classic in February)

• Even par on holes 16-18 (was 7 over on those holes last year)

• Played holes 10-14 in 3 under (2 over on those holes last year

• Shot opening-round 73 in this tournament last year (65 in second round)

• Made first bogey of round at No. 9; also made first bogey at No. 9 last year

• Birdied 10th hole; did not birdie No. 10 in any round last year

• Projected to move into top 150 in World Ranking with win

• Five-time winner of this tournament (no one else has won more than twice)

By the numbers: Key stats from Tiger's return

Source: Internet


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