Tiger Woods to use new set of irons at Wells Fargo Championship

The winning score before 2016 usually fell between -10 and -17, but with the course significantly tougher than it used to be, I'd be shocked to see someone get much deeper than -10 this week. It's one of my favourite tournaments of the year.

Focusing on strikeouts can help you make the right choice. It suits my eye. While the strategies and player selections recommended in his articles are his personal views, he may deploy different strategies and player selections when entering contests with his personal account. A T33 at the PGA Championship a year ago validates his course credentials, and he has three top-10s (including two top-5s) in his last five events. Alas, McIlroy did not tee it up at next summer's National (never has, actually), passing on the chance to run it back at Congressional. The course is scheduled to host the 2021 Presidents Cup, which will be played in late September, and could become an occasional major venue with the PGA Championship's move to May beginning in 2019.

Quail Hollow is now measures at 7,554 yards, though its final three holes remain hard.

There's the odd Joey Sindelar and Derek Ernst in there but most winners are proven major performers. It will be the third time since returning from back surgery that he plays back-to-back weeks. Oosthuizen specializes in limiting mistakes, which is why he excels on courses like this.

The American's last start was the Masters, where he tied for 32nd place after starting the event as one of the favorites. That week's victor, Davis Love III, missed the cut at the Open.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Tiger Woods spent three months working toward one week in April. Balls that miss to the right will find land but make for a hard up-and-down in most spots.

The front of the market offers plenty of options without doubt.

Woods, in his seventh start of the year after a successful spinal fusion, will be joined at Quail Hollow by a strong field that also features Rory McIlroy, Justin Thomas and Masters champion Patrick Reed.

New Masters champion Patrick Reed was runner-up to Thomas so he'll be oozing extra confidence too. However, Phil Mickelson, who finished T-4 at the 2010 U.S. Open, came back to Monterey Peninsula in the spring and made the most of his visit, capturing the 2011 Pebble Beach Pro-Am.

Justin Thomas has rather a lot on his CV.

Woods is coming off a three-week break, his longest since he returned to the PGA Tour in January, and it was a welcome respite.

Also 27th for SG: Off-The-Tee, he's a decent enough putter too, ranking 59th in SG: Putting this season.

For the second day in row, the former No. 1 player in the world played great golf. I love match play.

He won the last of his majors in 2008 and the last of his 79 PGA Tour titles in 2013.

Woods joined forces with TaylorMade previous year and this marks the next step in their relationship. In 2015, Finau finished T-16 and then finished T-28 the following year.

  • Zachary Reyes