Zozo Championship: Tiger Woods makes golfing history by equalling Sam Snead's record of 82 US PGA Tour titles
"It's just crazy. It's a lot," the 43-year-old Woods said of his 82nd official Tour victory. His first came 23 years ago this month in Las Vegas when he was just 20.
Zozo Championship: US Open champion Gary Woodland sends Presidents Cup message to team captain Tiger Woods
On Thursday Gary Woodland matched US team captain Tiger Woods's superb six-under par opening-round to share the lead at the inaugural Zozo Championship in Japan.
After slumping to three-over par after three holes, Woods recovered in stunning fashion to finish with a back-nine of 29 and a six-under round of 64 alongside US Open champion Gary Woodland.
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The Japanese tournament, co-sanctioned with the Japan Golf Tour, is a 78-man, no-cut field with a $9.75 million purse.
Woods had already confirmed his participation, but McIlroy's addition considerably brightens the star power at the $9.75 million Zozo Championship in October.