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Tiger Woods not moving well in rough first round at British Open

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Tiger Woods reacts after finishing at 7 over at the 18th hole during the first round of the British Open golf Championships at Royal Portrush golf club in Northern Ireland on July 18, 2019.
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Tiger Woods putts at the second hole during the first round of the British Open golf Championships at Royal Portrush golf club in Northern Ireland on July 18, 2019.
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Tiger Woods reacts on the 18th hole during the first round of the 148th Open Championship held on the Dunluce Links at Royal Portrush Golf Club on July 18, 2019 in Portrush, United Kingdom.
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Tiger Woods of the United States celebrates after getting a birdie on the 16th green during the first round of the British Open Golf Championships at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland, Thursday, July 18, 2019.
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Tiger Woods of the United States prepares to chip onto the 18th green, as the scoreboard shows the leading players and Woods score been at bottom left, during the first round of the British Open Golf Championships at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland, Thursday, July 18, 2019.

Tiger Woods completed his worst-ever first round of the British Open on Thursday.

This year’s Masters winner made six bogeys and a double bogey in carding 7-over 78, 12 shots behind leader fellow American J.B. Holmes at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland.

His highest first-round score at golf’s oldest major before this year was 76 in 2015 at St. Andrews.

“I’m not moving as well as I’d like,” Woods told the Golf Channel. “Father Time and some procedures I’ve had over time, it’s just the wait’s going to be here from here on out.”

The 15-time major champion said his warmup wasn’t very good and that he was “just trying to piece together a swing that will get me around a golf course.”

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