Any way you slice it, it was a good day for Tiger Woods. He looked completely pain-free in just his third competitive round since returning from back surgery, and that included a number of times when he had to hack out of the rough. After starting with consecutive bogeys, he played the rest of the day in five-under par. There were still a few shaky iron shots, particularly earlier in the day, but with a three-under 69 in his first major in nearly a year, it's a round Woods can no doubt build upon.
-- Luke Kerr-Dineen