Round 1 | 31-36=67

Tiger impressive in opening round

'The second-most nervous tee shot I've ever hit'
'The second-most nervous tee shot I've ever hit'

Tiger got off to a fast start in his pro career, making birdie on two of his first four holes, including this one at the 171-yard par-3 third hole.

First career birdie
First career birdie

I know one thing, Tiger Woods is going to be the lead story for a long time.

Tom Watson, 1996

It took Woods just six holes to make his first career eagle as a pro. He was suddenly 4-under through six holes.

First career eagle
First career eagle

Woods hit just two drivers off the tee in his opening nine holes. The most interesting statistic may have been the fact that he hit two 2-irons, with 60 yards separating the two tee shots.

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Tiger's lone bogey came at the 17th hole after this brutal lip-out.

First career bogey
First career bogey

His club head speed's amazing, but he's got the mind, already, of a guy that's been out there for 20 years.

Brad Faxon, 1996

There were no gaps in the crowd throughout Tiger's round. Full house.

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He closed his first pro round with a two-putt birdie to shoot 67.

Birdie at the last: 'Welcome to the future'
Birdie at the last: 'Welcome to the future'
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