Tiger Woods finished fourth at the BMW Championship. Rory McIlroy became the first player since Tiger Woods in 2009 to win in consecutive weeks on the PGA Tour.
Tiger Woods was one shot behind Rory McIlroy, who birdied his last two holes for an 8-under 64 and was in a four-way tie for the lead. Tiger Woods made a 30-foot chip in to birdie the last hole of the first round of the BMW Championship.
Scoring conditions were good early in the first round of the PGA Tour's final major of the year, being played at Kiawah Island, South Carolina.
South African Ernie Els won the 2012 British Open after tournament leader Aussie Adam Scott bogeyed the last four holes. Els was apologetic in his victory over his friend, Adam Scott.
Tiger Woods is three shots behind British Open first-round leader Adam Scott. Tiger Woods had four birdies, Scott had eight.
Tiger Woods finished eight shots behind the leader Fijay Singh at the Greenbrier Classic Thursday. Tiger Woods tees off at 1:20 pm Friday.
Tiger Woods won his 74th PGA tournament Sunday at Congressional Country Club. Tiger Woods has won three tournaments so far this year, more than any other golfer on the PGA tour.
Tiger Woods, David Toms and Jim Furyk are all tied for first going into Saturday's round.
Michael Thompson shot the best score in the field on Thursday. But Tiger Woods, fresh off his win at the Memorial, is in a good position going into Friday.
2012 US Open: Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, and Bubba Watson will play together on Thursday. How will they play the historic 16th hole at the Olympic Club in San Francisco?