Twice in the last month caddy Joe LaCava visited Tiger Woods, in South Florida and at Albany in the Bahamas. Each session was better than the previous. Still, LaCava didn’t quite know what to expect when Woods teed it up for real.
After Tiger Woods posted a three-under 69 in his first round back in nearly a year, it was time for everyone to collectively take a deep breath. Doing it on Thursday is one thing, backing it up over the next three days is a different animal.
Tiger Woods spoke about being patient with his latest return and asked that people temper their expectations of him during his Tuesday press conference. However, it seems his personal goals remain as lofty as ever.