News & ToursJuly 2, 2015

Tiger Woods makes par on his opening hole. Seriously!

The heavens have opened and the golf gods are signing praises from on high, for Tiger Woods has opened his round at the 2015 Greenbrier Classic…with a par.

We're not being facetious. Well, maybe a bit. Nevertheless, this feat has been a rarity for Woods. The last time the former World No. 1 posted par on his opening hole in a tournament was June 26, 2014 at the Quicken Loans National at Congressional.


To give this "achievement" context, the last time Woods' was even after his first hole…

  • LeBron James was a member of the Miami Heat.

  • The Ice Bucket Challenge was all over your Facebook feed.

  • Mo'ne Davis was a month away from making fools out of her Little League adversaries.

  • George Clooney was still a bachelor.

  • Chris Pratt was "Andy Dwyer from Parks and Recreation" and not "Chris Pratt, movie star."

  • Dumb Starbucks was a thing.

  • The best Wheel of Fortune guess in the history of the game was just a glint in our eyes.

  • The world viewed Jay-Z and Beyonce as a happy couple.

  • We had only been blessed with one Sharknado film.

  • Taco Bell was still a late-night mistake instead of a beginning-of-your-day mistake.

  • James Franco and Seth Rogan had yet to instigate international catastrophe.

Sure, celebrating a 14-time major making a 4 on a 387-yard hole might be the biggest illustration of his fall from grace, but still…progress!

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