Tiger Woods closed with a 2-over 74 to complete tied for thirty ninth on Tuesday on the JP McManus Professional-Am, a star-studded occasion in Limerick, Eire, that served as a tuneup for subsequent week’s Open Championship.The excellent news for Woods was that Tuesday’s spherical marked a slight enchancment from his opening 77 on Monday. The highlights have been back-to-back birdies on the par-4 fifteenth and par-3 sixteenth, earlier than a slipup on the 18th, the place he carded the final of his 4 bogeys on the day.The gang, although, hardly appeared to thoughts. He was met with large applause on the 18th and a few followers chanted “Tiger, Tiger!” as he walked off the ultimate inexperienced at Adare Manor.Spectators reacting to @TigerWoods on the 18th! #JPMcManusProAm pic.twitter.com/KUgevRANti— JP McManus Professional-Am (@JPProAm) July 5, 2022 Subsequent up for Woods would be the a hundred and fiftieth Open Championship at famed St. Andrews beginning July 14. It should mark his third official occasion since struggling critical leg accidents in a automotive wreck outdoors Los Angeles in February 2021. He completed forty seventh on the Masters in April, then withdrew after the third spherical of the PGA Championship in Could. He skipped the U.S. Open final month due to some issues together with his surgically repaired leg.One identify to observe at St. Andrews shall be Xander Schauffele. On the heels of his PGA Tour triumph on the Vacationers final week, Schauffele went 64-70 for a 10-under whole and a 1-shot win over fellow American Sam Burns on the JP McManus. His opening-round 64 tied the low spherical of the pro-am (Padraig Harrington carded the identical Tuesday), and he adopted it with a three-birdie, one-bogey Spherical 2.Schauffele, like many big-name gamers, is within the discipline for this week’s Scottish Open.Different notable finishes within the 49-player discipline (Jordan Spieth was disqualified Monday) on the JP McManus included: Rickie Fowler, Justin Thomas and Rory McIlroy (5-under whole, tied for sixth); Dustin Johnson (3 below, tied for thirteenth); Bryson DeChambeau (1 below, tied for twenty first); and Scottie Scheffler (even, tied for twenty third).Leona Maguire, the LPGA Tour member from Eire and the one lady within the discipline, went 72-76 to complete tied for thirty third.