The 2012 Players Championship: Round 1

  • Ian Poulter of England, waves after making a birdie putt on the 17th hole during the first round of the Players Championship golf tournament, Thursday, May 10, 2012, at TPC Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.
  • Phil Mickelson watches his shot from the sixth tee during the first round of the Players Championship golf tournament, Thursday, May 10, 2012, at TPC Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.
  • Ian Poulter of England, hits from a bunker on the 16th hole during the first round of the Players Championship golf tournament, Thursday, May 10, 2012, at TPC Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra, Fla.
  • Tiger Woods, right, and Hunter Mahan, laugh on the 18th tee during the first round of the Players Championship golf tournament, Thursday, May 10, 2012, at Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.
  • Tiger Woods hits from the sixth tee during the first round of the Players Championship golf tournament, Thursday, May 10, 2012, at TPC Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.
  • Ian Poulter waits is turn on the 18th fairway during the first round of the Players Championship golf tournament, Thursday, May 10, 2012, at Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.
  • Tiger Woods hits from an 11th hole bunker during the first round of the Players Championship golf tournament, Thursday, May 10, 2012, at Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra, Fla.
  • Rickie Fowler chips onto the 11th green during the first round of the Players Championship golf tournament, Thursday, May 10, 2012, at Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra, Fla.
  • Tiger Woods hits from the 11th tee during the first round of the Players Championship golf tournament, Thursday, May 10, 2012, at Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra, Fla.
  • Tiger Woods watches his shot from a 10th hole bunker during the first round of the Players Championship golf tournament, Thursday, May 10, 2012, at Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra, Fla.
  • Hunter Mahan views his shot from the 10th green during the first round of the Players Championship golf tournament, Thursday, May 10, 2012, at Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra, Fla.
  • Hunter Mahan hits from the 11th tee during the first round of the Players Championship golf tournament, Thursday, May 10, 2012, at Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra, Fla.
  • Tiger Woods hits from the 1th tee during the first round of the Players Championship golf tournament, Thursday, May 10, 2012, at Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra, Fla.
  • Tiger Woods putts on the 11th green during the first round of the Players Championship golf tournament, Thursday, May 10, 2012, at Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra, Fla.
  • Rickie Fowler hits from the 14th hole fairway during the first round of the Players Championship golf tournament, Thursday, May 10, 2012, at Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra, Fla.
  • Blake Adams hits from the 10th tee during the first round of the Players Championship golf tournament, Thursday, May 10, 2012, at Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra, Fla.
  • Ian Poulter of England reacts to his shot from the 16th fairway during the first round of the Players Championship golf tournament, Thursday, May 10, 2012, at TPC Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra, Fla.
  • Harrison Frazar, center, and Justin Leonard, left, walk up to the 13th green during the first round of the Players Championship golf tournament, Thursday, May 10, 2012, at TPC Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra, Fla.
  • Ben Crane hits from the 16th tee during the first round of the Players Championship golf tournament, Thursday, May 10, 2012, at Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra, Fla.
  • Tiger Woods hits from the 18th fairway during the first round of the Players Championship golf tournament, Thursday, May 10, 2012, at TPC Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.
  • Rickie Fowler hits from the 18th tee during the first round of the Players Championship golf tournament, Thursday, May 10, 2012, at Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.
  • Tiger Woods looks at his putt on the 8th green during the first round of the Players Championship golf tournament, Thursday, May 10, 2012, at Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.
  • Kevin Na watches his shot from the 18th fairway during the first round of the Players Championship golf tournament, Thursday, May 10, 2012, at Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.
  • Gary Woodland of the United States hits his tee shot on the 11th hole during the first round of THE PLAYERS Championship.
  • Tiger Woods lines up a putt on the 13th hole of TPC Sawgrass' Stadium Course during the first round of The Players Championship in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. Woods shot 2-over 74.