For that second straight day, Forest hits the center of the very first fairway having a 280-yard tee shot that lands securely left of the deep bunker. He follows track of a properly-placed approach landing roughly 20 ft right from the cup. Forest misses a birdie putt that comes slightly left before tape directly into save componen. Tiger has birdied, bogeyed making component on No. 1 now.
Forest easily made the 36-hole cut Friday, posting a 3-under-componen 69 to face at two-under 142 through 2 days. It marked the very first time since 2011 Forest that handled to complete a round under 70 at Augusta because he extended his impressive streak of never missing a Masters cut.
Forest ispaired with Sergio Garcia. Forest and Garcia possess a tumultuous history, but Garcia tweeted he respects Forest:
Forest seems to become on the top of his game. His 226-yard tee shot falls 10 inches from the pin. Then he birides the opening to earn his third birdie in four holes. A few amazing shots by Forest during the last two holes. It will be interesting to find out if he is able to maintain this momentum the relaxation of how.
“@ Tiger Woods and that i may not be close friends but we all do respect one another which respect will stay today! Enjoy good quality golf.”
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Hole No. 3, Flowering Peach: Componen 4, 350 yards – Result: Birdie Score: -4 (T8)
Hole No. 4, Flowering Crab Apple: Componen 3, 240 yards – Result: Birdie Score: -5 (T7)
Forest opens having a 316-yard drive that lands within the rough about 30 yards left from the hole. He follows having a spectacular approach that falls under two ft in the pin. He birdies the opening. It continues to be a good start for Forest.
A next day of crafting his finest round at Augusta National in 4 years, Tiger Woods aims to help strengthen his comeback narrative in the Masters on Saturday.
“I am still immediately, Inches Forest stated. “I am 12 back, there is however very little men in front of me.”
The 4-time Masters champion made four birdies coupled with one bogey, finishing the day in an eight-way tie for 19th.
Forest makes another strong shot from the tee, striking a 308-yard drive to setup a long approach shot. Woods’ second shot falls just lacking among the two bunkers protecting the front from the eco-friendly. The position presents a good lie for birdie. Forest then hits a pitch shot six ft in the eco-friendly before sinking within an easy birdie putt.
Hole No. 2, Pink Dogwood: Componen 5, 575 yards – Result: Birdie Score: -3 (T14)
Spieth and Charley Hoffman would be the last to tee off at 11:55 a.m. PDT.
Hole No. 1, Tea Olive: Componen 4, 445 yards – Result: Componen Score: -2 (T23)
Catching leader Jordan Spieth, at 14-under, may seem like a hopeless task depending on how well the 21-year-old has performed now. Still, Woods expressed confidence about his chances.