SAN DIEGO (Reuters) – Tiger Woods on Thursday said winning a record-breaking 83rd PGA Tour event at Torrey Pines this week would make the monumental feat even more special given his long and happy history at the ocean-side course.
It is probably only a matter of time before the 44-year-old American passes Sam Snead on the all-time win list and he said he would be thrilled to do it at a place that shaped his earliest memories of the sport.
Woods - Start - Thursday - Par - Round
Woods got off to a solid start on Thursday, carding a three-under par 69 in the first round of the Farmers Insurance Open to sit three off the lead, and he appeared to gain confidence as the day went on.
Woods is an eight-time winner at Torrey Pines including seven Farmers Insurance Opens and the 2008 U.S. Open.
Junior - World - Years
He also won the 1991 Junior World here when he was 15 years old.
But it is some of his earliest memories that come to mind when he reflects on the scenic course, which is perched high above cliffs overlooking the Pacific Ocean.
Lot - Memories
“I have a lot of great memories...
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