Tiger Woods shook off back spasms in only three days to play in the 96th PGA Championship, but his struggles off the tee could have him out by the weekend.
Looking less like a 14-time major champion and more like a 38-year-old with a recent history of nagging injuries, Woods fired a three-over par 74 Thursday to stand nine strokes off the pace. (Also read: Anirban Lahiri upbeat for his maiden PGA Championship)
"It wasn't very good," Woods said. "A lot of bad shots and I never got a putt to the hole. I hit all my lines. Just for some reason I thought they were going to be a little bit quicker and I didn't make the adjustment well enough.