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Tiger Woods is in Ireland this week playing in the two day Charity event, the J.P. McManus Invitational. It is his first oversees tournament since the scandal about his private life broke last year.
Tiger is playing in the unranked tournament before heading off to St.Andrews in Scotland for the British Open, where he had two of his three Open Victories in 200 and 2005. He will be hoping that he can return to form and win the Open for a third time there, making him the only golfer to win the famous claret jug three times at St. Andrews.
However going on the form of his first day in the J.P.McManus, he still has some work to do.
He had an opening round of 7 over on the par 72 course. He bogeyed six holes and double bogeyed the 5th.
Woods is in danger of losing his number one ranking that he has held for 265 weeks, when Phil Mickelson plays at the Barclays Scottish Open this weekend.
Mickelson needs to win or finish alone at number two to claim the world number one golfing spot.
Wood is not competing this weekend and is instead expected to use the time practicing for the Open.
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