Golf: Woods stays in touch with leading pack

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Tiger Woods was six shots off the lead after the first round of Memorial Tournament in Dublin, Ohio. Four players shared the lead at six under par - Jesper Parnevik of Sweden, Tim Herron, Billy Andrade and Glen Day shot rounds of 66.

The Masters champion was on the way to his worst round of the year - three over after 12 holes - but had a good finish. He sank a 25-foot putt for an eagle on the par-five 15th and a 12-footer on the next for a birdie.

Despite his recovery, Woods was not happy. "It was army golf," he said. "I was left, right, left, right, all day. I also had `liprosy': I must have left five putts on the lip."

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