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Tiger Woods cuts 2022 Masters after strong second-round performance


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More than a year after suffering a serious leg injury in a car accident in 2021, Tiger Woods made the cut in his 22nd straight mastery.

Woods finished the second round at Augusta National Golf Club shooting a 74 and tied for 19th after stumbling on the front nine. His 2-over par for the day was slightly different from his 1-under performance on Thursday.

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Five-time Masters champion Woods bugged on four of his first five holes and saved par seven times. He had four much-needed birdies on the back nine and closed the 18th hole in par.

Tiger Woods plays his shot from the 12th tee during the second round of the Masters at Augusta National Golf Club on April 08, 2022 in Augusta, Georgia.
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After nearly losing his leg in a devastating car accident 14 months ago, Woods showed an impressive performance on the green in a tournament he only confirmed he was taking part in a few days earlier.

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The hilly course at Augusta National has undoubtedly presented a challenge for the 46-year-old golfer as he continues to recover from injury.

Tiger Woods cuts 2022 Masters after strong second-round performance

AUGUSTA, GEORGIA – APRIL 08: Tiger Woods plays his shot on the fifth hole during the second round of The Masters at Augusta National Golf Club on April 08, 2022 in Augusta, Georgia.
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Woods said after his first round at the Masters that he plans to calm the inflammation ahead of Friday’s round.

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“Lots of treatments, lots of ice, lots of ice baths, just you know I froze to death,” he told Masters radio on Sirius XM. “That’s only part of the deal. Get all the swelling out the best we can and be… warmed up, energized and explosive for the next day.”

Tiger Woods cuts 2022 Masters after strong second-round performance

Tiger Woods watches from the second tee during the second round of the Masters at Augusta National Golf Club on April 08, 2022 in Augusta, Georgia.
(Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Woods was nine shots off the lead held by Scottie Scheffler when he finished.

Fox News’ David Aaro contributed to this report.

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