Tiger Woods will look to secure his 16th major over the weekend as he joins the field at Winged Foot for the 120th U.S. Open.
The tournament at Winged Foot in Mamaroneck, N.Y. will mark the second major of 2020. Collin Morikawa won his first career major at the PGA Championship in August, posting a final round six-under en route to victory.
Woods has won the U.S. Open three times in his career, most recently winning the tournament in 2008.
However, he got off to a rocky start at Winged Foot on Thursday. Woods finished the day at 3-over with six bogeys and a double bogey on the final hole. He left the course eight shots behind his playing partner Justin Thomas.
Check out some of the key tee times on Thursday below (all times Eastern):
7:56 a.m. – Webb Simpson, Sergio Garcia, Jason Day
8:07 a.m. – Collin Morikawa, Justin Thomas, Tiger Woods
12:54 p.m. – Lee Westwood, James Sugrue, Bubba Watson
1:16 p.m. – Bryson DeChambeau, Dustin Johnson, Tony Finau
1:27 p.m. – Phil Mickelson, Paul Casey, Jon Rahm
Follow along live as we track the leaders at Winged Foot:
7:30 p.m. — DeChambeau Finishes 1-Under
After three birdies and no bogeys through his first 10 holes, Bryson DeChambeau bogeyed two of his last six to finish 1-under par, four shots off the lead.
Justin Thomas sits alone atop the leaderboard at 5-under par, with Patrick Reed, Thomas Pieters and Matthew Wolff tied for second at 4-under. Rory McIlroy, Lee Westwood and Louis Oosthuizen are all tied for fifth at 3-under.
6 p.m. – The Leaderboard Heats Up
Matthew Wolff misses a birdie chance on the par-4 15th to share the lead with Justin Thomas. He's currently tied for second with Patrick Reed and Thomas Pieters.
Lee Westwood nails a birdie putt from 12 feet at the 9th to join Rory McIlroy at 3-under.
5 p.m. – DeChambeau Drops to 2-Under
Bryson DeChambeau misses the green with his tee shot to bogey–his first of the day–on the 12th.
Lee Westwood and Jon Rahm remain at 2-under. Westwood made his third successive par at the 6th, and Rahm nabbed his fifth at the par-five 12th.
4 p.m. – DeChambeau Continues to Impress
Bryson DeChambeau drains a 32-foot birdie putt at the par-three 10th to move to 3-under. He's now within two of the clubhouse lead.
There's a five-way tie for third on 3-under after Rafa Cabrera Bello birdied the 12th.
Meanwhile, the aces keep coming at Winged Foot. Will Zalatoris, a 24-year-old who sits atop the 2020-21 Korn Ferry Tour Points List, hit the second hole-in-one of the day on 7.
3:30 p.m. – Rough Round for Watson
Bubba Watson has never performed particularly well at U.S. Open, and he's off to another rough start on Thursday. Watson is 4-over through nine holes, making the turn to the par-4 first after a double bogey on 17 and a bogey on 18. Perhaps Watson will make noise in a major once again at Augusta in November.
3:00 p.m. – Woodland at 1-under
2019 U.S. Open champion Gary Woodland has yet to par a hole in his first round at Winged Foot, but he sits 1-under through three holes after birdies on the par-4 first and par-3 third.
Justin Thomas still has the solo lead at 5-under.
2:30 p.m. – Hot Start for Rahm
Jon Rahm enters the U.S. Open still seeking his first career major, and he's placing himself well within contention early in the tournament. Rahm tallied two birdies on his first three holes at Winged Foot, and he now sits three back of leader Justin Thomas.
Rickie Fowler also got off to a hot start on Thursday with a pair of birdies in his first two holes. Fowler has registered a trio of second-place finishes in majors, but he has yet to claim his first title.
2 p.m. – McIlroy Finishes 3-Under
McIlroy had a shaky start to his round with a bogey on the par-4 first, but he was steady across the next 17 holes en route to a 3-under 67. McIlroy tallied three birdies in his final nine holes, including one to close his round on the par-4 18th.
McIlroy now sits two back of leader Justin Thomas, who finished Thursday at 5-under.
1:30 p.m. – Woods Struggles Down Stretch
Tiger Woods had rallied from back-to-back bogeys to sit at even entering the par-4 17th, but the wheels fell off in the final two holes for the three-time U.S. Open champion.
Woods bogeyed the 17th to fall to 1-over, and he followed that up with a tee shot in the rough on the 18th. Woods had a five-foot attempt for bogey to somewhat salvage his round, but his putt wouldn't fall as he closed the day at 3-over.
Justin Reed leads the tournament at 5-under, eight shots ahead of Woods.
1:15 p.m. – Garcia Limps to Finish
It's unlikely Sergio Garcia adds another major to his trophy case at Winged Foot after a difficult round on Thursday. Garcia sat 1-under through seven holes, but he tallied a pair of double bogeys on the back nine, including one on the par-4 18th. Garcia currently sits eight back of the leaders at 4-over.
12:45 p.m. – Woods Fights to Even
It hasn't been the smoothest first round for Tiger Woods at Winged Foot as he's registered five bogeys through 16 holes. Yet Woods enters the par-4 17th at even on the day thanks to number of impressive birdie.
Woods worked his way back to even on the par-4 16th as he banged home a put from 40 feet. Woods has survived a shaky round to now sit four back of the leaders, well within striking distance as we enter Friday.
12:20 p.m. – Reed Atop the Leaderboard
Patrick Reed started his day 2-over after a double bogey on the par-4 fifth, but the 2018 Masters champion has been in an absolute groove since. Reed birdied the par-4 sixth before an ace on the seventh, and he's now tallied three birdies in his last four holes as he approaches the par-4 16th.
Reed and Justin Thomas currently hold the lead at 4-under. Rory McIlroy is at 3-under.
11:50 a.m. ET – McIlroy Continues to Cruise
It's been over five years since Rory McIlroy's last major, but he should be in good position after the first round at Winged Foot. McIlroy currently sits one stroke off the lead, registering four birdies en route to a 3-under with five holes to play. The deep rough at Winged Foot hasn't been a problem for McIlroy thus far.
11:30 a.m. – Thomas Takes the Lead
Perhaps Winged Foot isn't as daunting as we thought. That's certainly been the case early on Thursday for Justin Thomas, who has birdied his last three holes en route to a score of 4-under through 11 holes. Thomas now has sole possession of first place, two strokes ahead of Rory McIlroy and three ahead of Tiger Woods.
11 a.m. – Tiger Keeps Rolling
Woods' eventful round continued on the par-3 10th as he registered his second straight birdie and third in the last five holes. Woods had a lengthy putt as he looked to get back to even on the day, but his 24-yard attempt snuck in the backside of the cup. Woods is still three back of the leaders as Justin Thomas joined Davis Thompson and Rory McIlroy at 3-under.
10:45 a.m. – Woods Climbs Back
It hasn't been the cleanest scorecard for Tiger Woods on Thursday, but he sits at just one-over after registering a birdie on the par-4 ninth. Woods has tallied two birdies in his last four holes, and he currently sits four strokes behind leaders Davis Thompson and Rory McIlroy.
10:20 a.m. – Reed Registers an Ace
Patrick Reed turned in the first major highlight of the tournament on the par-3 seventh today as the American banged home a hole-in-one from 174 yards out. Reed is a one-time major champion after winning at Augusta National in 2018. He could take home another major over the weekend with more shots like his first on the Par-3 seventh.
9:50 a.m. – Trouble Begins for Tiger
The three-time U.S. Open champion has fallen off the leaderboard's front page before making the turn in the first round. Woods turned in a bogey on the par-4 fourth, and while he almost saved par with an immaculate bunker shot on the 5th, his par attempt from 10 feet missed just outside the cup. Woods now sits 2-over for the tournament.
9:30 a.m. – Hot Start for McIlroy
Rory McIlroy enters Winged Foot seeking his first major since 2014, and he's in good position early on Thursday. McIlroy posted birdies to start his round on the par-3 10th and the par-3 13th, looking smooth with his iron game.
McIlroy is one back of the lead at 2-under. American Davis Thompson leads the field at 3-under through eight holes.
9:00 a.m. – Spieth Struggles Early
It's been an inauspicious start to the tournament for Jordan Spieth, who has already become well-acquainted with the deep rough at Winged Foot. Speith turned in a bogey on the first hole before a double bogey on the second, currently sitting last among all players at three-over through three holes. Spieth will need to quickly reverse course to play through the weekend.
8:40 a.m. — Tiger Starts With a Par
The three-time U.S. Open champion got off to a smooth start on Thursday, sending his tee shot down the middle of the fairway on the par-4 first. Woods missed a 15-foot putt for birdie, but he'll remain at even entering the second hole.
This post will be updated with results throughout Woods' first round.