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Tiger Woods Shoots 64 To Take 2-Stroke Lead At Zozo Championship

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October 26, 2019

The Associated Press
Tiger Woods of the United States lines up a putt near the empty spectators seat on the 18th green during the second round of the Zozo Championship PGA Tour at the Accordia Golf Narashino country club in Inzai, east of Tokyo, Japan, Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

Tiger Woods produced a round that would have had the spectators roaring.

Teeing off in front of empty stands, Woods shot a second straight 6-under 64 on Saturday to take a two-stroke lead over Gary Woodland after the second round of the rain-hit Zozo Championship. (READ MORE) by Jim Armstrong | AP 

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Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images Tiger Woods waits on a shot during the second round of the 2019 Zozo Championship.

Any doubts as to whether Tiger Woods was really, truly a threat to win this week at the Zozo Championship were answered on the first hole Saturday at Narashino Country Club. Woods started things with high-draw fairway wood down the middle, followed that with a knockdown approach right at the flag, and punctuated it all by holing a four-foot birdie putt dead center.

A three-perfect-shot birdie got Woods off to an ideal start to his second round of the Zozo. The finish wasn’t bad, either—Woods birdied 17 and 18 to shoot a second-straight 64. His two-day, 12-under-par 128 total has him in his most familiar place: alone atop the leader board. He’s two shots clear of U.S. Open champion Gary Woodland, while Keegan Bradley and home-country hero Hideki Matsuyama are two shots further back at eight under. (READ MORE) by Daniel Rapaport | Golf Digest

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