Tiger Woods is tied for 5th in event he hosts

Tiger Woods was tied for fifth place halfway through the Quicken Loans National, a PGA Tour event he hosts. Ryo Ishikawa leads by one stroke over Kevin Chappell, who owns a home in Kirkland, and Rickie Fowler.

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Tiger Woods rallies to shoot 68

Tiger Woods took a conservative 3-wood off the first hole Thursday at the Quicken Loans National when many players were hitting driver. No matter — he still pull-hooked it into the gallery, hit his second shot into a greenside bunker and lipped out a 5-footer for par before slamming his putter against his bag.

Tiger Woods is running out of chances to salvage season

Tiger Woods is facing the prospect of an early end to his season. Barring a dramatic turnaround, the Quicken Loans National — which starts Thursday — will be his second-to-last event before the new PGA Tour season begins in the fall.