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'What was he thinking?': Tiger Woods in insane moment with security guard

'What was he thinking?': Tiger Woods in insane moment with security guard

Tiger Woods had just punched out of the woods along the 14th fairway when a highly overzealous Georgia Bureau of Investigation security guard, determined to keep the surging patrons at bay, slipped and almost snapped Woods' ankle.

For the second day running Woods pulled off a superb recovery shot from the trees on the par four, only for a security guard to run in to try to control the crowd, slip on the wet ground and slide knee-first into Woods's right ankle.

Woods returned and missed the putt, and then took three shots from 35 feet behind the par-5 13th green to lose another prime birdie opportunity.

However, the five men sharing the lead have all claimed major titles and will each be confident in their ability to deny Woods his first such success since the 2008 U.S. Open.

"That's what I'm going to do today - hit bombs!".

"But it's on the board and I am in position and it's going to be a good weekend".

Four-time major champion Rory McIlroy, seeking a green jacket to complete a career Grand Slam, fired a 71 to stand seven back on 144.

Augusta National was bracing for the return of Tiger-mania on Saturday with Tiger Woods going toe-to-toe against an all-star leaderboard in what is expected to be an extraordinary day of golfing theater.

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He just couldn't take the next step - one more birdie on a back nine filled with so many chances - to join the largest 36-hole logjam in Masters history.

"I haven't gotten to that in my life", he said. It added up to a 68 for the Australian who won the Masters six years ago, and has gone three years since his last victory.

He didn't show any trouble the rest of the way, and didn't find much interest in talking about it after his round except to say "accidents happen" and "it's all good".

He poured in his birdie putt to jump to 5-under for the tournament. Tiger Woods celebrates after making a putt for birdie on the 15th green during the second round of the Masters.

Koepka and Bryson DeChambeau started Friday with a one-shot lead.

Day said he had his chiropractor working tirelessly on his back on Thursday night and Friday morning to get him ready to play through the injury.

Scott then knocked in the eagle putt to move to eight under par.