We were so close to moving beyond the stereotypes. Alas.
Woods shot a five-over-par 76 on the second day of the Genesis Open to miss the cut, but he announced that he would be back at a Tour event, the Honda Classic, in the coming week.
Tiger Woods, in his second tournament of the year after a layoff for spinal surgery, was tied for 63rd after a one-over-par 72.
Johnson shot a 2-under 70 at the Pebble Beach course, and Potter shot a 9-under 62 at Monterey Peninsula. They headed into Sunday’s final round tied at 14-under.
Woods played four rounds at par or better for just the third time in his past 20 PGA Tour events. “Overall, I’m very pleased,” he said after finishing 23rd.
Woods posted a two-under-par 70 in the third round of the Farmers Insurance Open, his first PGA Tour event in a year. He moved into a tie for 39th, even though he hit only 3 of 14 fairways in regulation.
The American Century Championship has never been your usual, tame golf tournament. Reports about President Trump’s visit in 2006 have brightened the spotlight.
Woods had a tap-in birdie on the par-5 ninth hole at the Farmers Insurance Open and made a PGA Tour cut for the first time since 2015.
Woods finished the first round tied for 84th in his first PGA Tour event since undergoing a fourth operation on his back.