Shot-by-shot recap: Tiger Woods misses cut at PGA Championship

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Shot-by-shot recap: Tiger Woods misses cut at PGA Championship

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Shot-by-shot recap: Tiger Woods misses cut at PGA Championship

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The chase for 82 and 16 continued, and then ended, on Friday.

Looking to add to his PGA Tour and major championship win totals this week at Bethpage Black, Tiger Woods was back on the course for the second round of the 101st PGA Championship. A four-time winner of the event in 1999, 2000, 2006 and 2007, Woods played the event for the 20th time this week.

The 2019 Masters and 15-time major champion shot a 2-over 72 on Thursday and a 3-over 73 Friday to walk off the course at 5-over, one shot outside the projected cut line of 4-over.

Woods then spent a good portion of his post-round media availability talking about leader Brooks Koepka, who takes a seven-shot lead into the weekend.

Check out Woods’ second round shot-by-shot below.

LEADERBOARD: 101st PGA Championship

Hole 18: Par 4, 407 yards

OFF THE TEE: Tiger hits the fairway on his final hole to give himself a shot to get inside the cut line. That’s just his third shot in the short stuff today.

APPROACH SHOT: Another poor shot here from Tiger just skips on the green and then rolls to the fringe/rough. Not sure if he can putt from that grass. He’s 40 feet from the hole.

AROUND THE GREEN: A little bump-and-run here doesn’t drop and it looks like Tiger will be heading home. He cleans up his par putt to wrap up a round to forget.

TIGER ON THE DAY: 3-over 73 (5-over overall).

Hole 17: Par 3, 193 yards

OFF THE TEE: The projected cut has moved to 4-over and Tiger put this one on the green 38 feet from the cup … so you’re saying there’s a chance.

ON THE GREEN: He gave this one a good look but once again a little too much pace. Had he backed off just a bit, that probably hits the edge and drops. He had 4 feet and change for par and converts.

TIGER ON THE DAY: 3-over thru 17 (5-over overall).

Hole 16: Par 4, 473 yards

OFF THE TEE: Tiger hit a good drive here that skipped into the first cut rough. Can’t catch a break.

APPROACH SHOT: From the first cut rough Tiger gets this one just on the front edge of the green, 24 feet from the pin. It should be a relatively easy putt from there.

ON THE GREEN: Tiger played too much break here and misses wide right. He cleaned up the three-footer for par and moves on to No. 17 one shot out of the projected cut.

TIGER ON THE DAY: 3-over thru 16 (5-over overall).

Hole 15: Par 4, 477 yards

OFF THE TEE: Well, well, well, look who hit his second fairway of the day on the 15th hole! 306 yards down the middle here for Tiger, and no, that’s not a typo, that’s just his second fairway hit today.

APPROACH SHOT: Great drive followed by a pedestrian approach. He’s on the green, 33 feet from the cup to the left.

ON THE GREEN: Nothing to see here, just a two-putt par.

TIGER ON THE DAY: 3-over thru 15 (5-over overall).

Hole 14: Par 3, 162 yards

OFF THE TEE: Tiger’s dancing here on the par-3 14th, but it’s a song he doesn’t love. He’s got 55 feet for birdie waiting, and it won’t be an easy putt.

ON THE GREEN: Stop … hammer time. Just like he did two holes ago, Tiger hammered this putt past the cup. Just an awful effort. He looks legitimately lost out there on the greens. Three-putt bogey for Tiger here. Back to 5-over. Yikes.

TIGER ON THE DAY: 3-over thru 14 (5-over overall).

Hole 13: Par 5, 596 yards

OFF THE TEE: **Shank alert** Tiger misses this one way left as it kicks into a bunker. He can’t get off this course fast enough.

SECOND SHOT: Tiger advances this one back in the fairway, giving himself 158 yards to the hole. He’s in good shape to get up-and-down for birdie and give himself a fighter’s chance to get back under the cut line.

APPROACH SHOT: Tiger stuck this one inside 10 feet, one of his better shots today (though that’s not saying much).

ON THE GREEN: Buckets. Tiger drops the putt and drops back to one shot outside the cut with five to play.

TIGER ON THE DAY: 2-over thru 13 (4-over overall).

Hole 12: Par 4, 504 yards

OFF THE TEE: He’s in the first cut rough, which is better than the real thick stuff he’s been in all day. So … silver lining?

APPROACH SHOT: Safe shot here for Tiger finds the green, just inside 50 feet to the right of the cup. Not a bad shot, but he needs to start scoring soon if he’s going to make the weekend.

ON THE GREEN: Sheesh. He smoked this one past the cup to the left, and he’ll have give-or-take 9 feet left for par. This has been tough to watch as he misses yet another par putt and bogeys his third straight hole.

TIGER ON THE DAY: 3-over thru 12 (5-over overall).

Hole 11: Par 4, 428 yards

OFF THE TEE: Fairway wood off the tee and he loses this one right in the thick rough. He’s tried everything possible to hit a fairway and it’s just not happening.

APPROACH SHOT: Tiger goes fairway wood again (ironically from the rough) and he gives this one a ride and lets it run on, and then off the back of the green. He’ll have plenty of green to work with from the rough to get up-and-down and save a par.

AROUND THE GREEN: Not his best effort from there. Tiger leaves this one about 12 feet short of the hole, won’t be an easy par save.

ON THE GREEN: Another just awful effort on and around the green as this putt misses low and right. Consecutive bogeys to start the back for TW.

TIGER ON THE DAY: 2-over thru 11 (4-over overall).

Hole 10: Par 4, 492 yards

OFF THE TEE: Good news here is Tiger hit a 317 yard bomb on No. 10. Bad news here is he’s in some serious trouble. If you thought his lie on No. 1 was bad, this one just may be worse.

SECOND SHOT: Tiger just had to punch this right back to the fairway. He was feeling a little sick on Wednesday and skipped his practice round, but after all the medicine he’s had to take on the course today, he’s got to be feeling better.

APPROACH SHOT: Tiger had a great line here and hits a solid shot to give himself a chance to save par from a tad over 11 feet.

ON THE GREEN: Double bogey yesterday, bogey today as his par putt just misses. Back to the cut line.

TIGER ON THE DAY: 1-over thru 10 (3-over overall).

Hole 9: Par 4, 464 yards

OFF THE TEE: Nine holes later and the Big Cat finally hit a fairway. Right-center, with 177 yards to the cup.

APPROACH SHOT: Tiger flies this one right over the hole, and he’ll have just inside 40 feet for birdie. Meanwhile, Brooks Koepka is as dialed-in as ever. He’s 3-under today and at 10-under overall holds a four-shot lead over Tommy Fleetwood.

ON THE GREEN: How about that! Tiger puts the marinara on the pasta and perfectly paces this one in the cup for birdie and strolls to No. 10 with some momentum. Understatement of the day: that was huge.

TIGER ON THE DAY: Even thru 9 (2-over overall).

Hole 8: Par 3, 201 yards

OFF THE TEE: Can’t miss a fairway if there isn’t a fairway to miss! Tiger’s tee shot finds the green, 20 feet from the cup. Nice, safe shot.

ON THE GREEN: If you’re still following this snoozefest, nothing to see here but a two-putt par.

TIGER ON THE DAY: 1-over thru 8 (3-over overall).

Hole 7: Par 4, 488 yards

OFF THE TEE: What is going on off the tee?! He’s won more than $100 million on the PGA Tour and he can’t even buy a fairway today. Another miss left. He’ll have 208 yards to the green, if he can get it there (lie depending).

SECOND SHOT: Not a whole lot to do but take his medicine and advance the ball up the fairway. He’s a little right, flirting with the first cut intermediate rough.

APPROACH SHOT: Not a bad wedge, finishing just beyond the green, six feet from the cup.

ON THE GREEN: No dice here for TW. Birdie putt skates right past the cup and he cleans up for bogey. Just doesn’t have it.

TIGER ON THE DAY: 1-over thru 7 (3-over overall).

Hole 6: Par 4, 402 yards

OFF THE TEE: Fairway wood here off the tee and ironically misses another fairway. 0-5 finding the short stuff off the tee. As the kids say, the struggle is real.

APPROACH SHOT: Lucky break here as Tiger’s second shot finds the green and just trickles off. He hits the first cut rough and rolls back a few inches to stay on the fringe. Should be able to putt that no problem.

ON THE GREEN: No problem indeed as Tiger sends the ball to the bottom of the cup for a much-needed birdie, his first of the day.

TIGER ON THE DAY: Even thru 6 (2-over overall).

Hole 5: Par 4, 470 yards

OFF THE TEE: Another missed fairway? You bet. Tiger finds the rough on the left side. He’s missed as many fairways through five holes as he did all day yesterday … where he shot 2-over.

APPROACH SHOT: Greenside bunker on the approach here. Can’t expect too much from that lie.

AROUND THE GREEN: Decent out stays just inside 10 feet, below the hole that’s located right on the front edge of the dance floor.

ON THE GREEN: He gets the putt to fall to avoid dropping outside the projected cut line. Still has some work to do to solidify his spot on the weekend.

TIGER ON THE DAY: 1-over thru 5 (3-over overall).

Hole 4: Par 5, 527 yards

OFF THE TEE: Eagle here yesterday, but probably not today after missing another fairway. That’s three straight. He missed four total yesterday. He cleared the bunker guarding the left side of the fairway, but didn’t clear the rough.

SECOND SHOT: Smart play here to try and get a good angle at the green. He advances up the fairway to the right to set up an up-and-down birdie attempt.

APPROACH SHOT: Nothing fancy here. Fires the shot onto the green, 25 feet below the hole located on the back portion of the green.

ON THE GREEN: Easiest hole of the day, and TW gets a two-putt par after the birdie putt misses a little right. Some of the easiest holes on the course and he played them 1-over. Not good.

TIGER ON THE DAY: 1-over thru 4 (3-over overall).

Hole 3: Par 3, 221 yards

OFF THE TEE: 4-iron here from the Big Cat and this one’s a beauty. He finds the green and lets it run a bit closer to the cup. He’ll have 10 feet for a bounce-back birdie.

ON THE GREEN: Too much speed here as Tiger hits the left edge of the cup. With four feet left for par, he cleans it up. Disappointing to waste a great tee shot.

TIGER ON THE DAY: 1-over thru 3 (3-over overall).

Hole 2: Par 4, 383 yards

OFF THE TEE: Tiger gave the club a twirl, but it’s a deceiving twirl. He’s in the thick stuff again. 0-2 on fairways hit, rough start (get it?).

SECOND SHOT: “The Tour pro is layin’ up.” If you get that quote, lets be friends. Tiger had a bad lie so he just lays up and advances up the fairway. Scrambling early, not a good sign.

APPROACH SHOT: Lob wedge from there and Tiger finds the screen and puts the spin on, but a bit too much. He’s just inside 20 feet for par. Don’t be surprised with a two-putt bogey from there.

ON THE GREEN: Right pace, wrong line. He comes up a few inches right of the cup and taps in for bogey. He’s right on the projected cut line.

TIGER ON THE DAY: 1-over thru 2 (3-over overall).

Hole 1: Par 4, 408 yards

OFF THE TEE: Round 2, here we go! Tiger slips a bit on his tee shot (it’s raining a tad) and this one went left. He’s in the tall fescue, that’s an awful lie. To quote Bull Durham and Crash Davis: I don’t know where this is gonna go.

SECOND SHOT: The New York crowd is in major-form today. It’s a madhouse around the ball, but Tiger somehow hammers this one out of the thick stuff and finds the bunker guarding the right side of the green. Not bad at all given the circumstance. Up-and-down chance for par still on the table after rough luck off the tee.

AROUND THE GREEN: Good out here from TW. The ball skates past the cup to the right and comes to rest inside five feet. Should be a par, but after yesterday’s miscues on the greens … who knows.

ON THE GREEN: Tiger knows. Simple putt. Par.

TIGER ON THE DAY: Even thru 1 (2-over overall).

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