Tiger Woods blamed poor putting after a three-over-par 74 on Friday left him one stroke outside the projected cut line midway through the Genesis Invitational second round.
It was a disappointing day for the 15-time major champion, who is teeing it up in a US PGA Tour event for the first time since the British Open in July as he continues to wrestle with the serious leg injuries suffered in a February 2021 car accident.
Woods’s five bogeys included back-to-back bogeys at the eighth and ninth to cap his round, but he said his troubles on the green began much earlier.
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“I did not putt well today,” said Woods, who can only wait for the afternoon to play out to see if he’ll be teeing it up on the weekend.
“I blocked a lot of putts early and this is probably…