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Tiger Woods Is Off To A Disastrous Start In Third Round

Tiger Woods lines up his putt at the Farmers Insurance Open.

SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA - JANUARY 25: Tiger Woods lines up a putt on the fifth hole during the third round of the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines South on January 25, 2020 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images)

Tiger Woods was off to such a promising start at the 2020 Genesis Invitational, but unfortunately the past two rounds haven't been too kind to the legendary golfer.

Woods actually began the event with an eagle on the very first hole. Many hoped it would be a sign of things to come this weekend at the Riviera Country Club. However, it's been anything but smooth sailing for Tiger this weekend.

Coming off an opening-round 69, Woods had a chance to move up the leaderboard before the weekend. Instead, he finished the first two rounds at even par, which left him tied for 45th place heading into the third round.

The third round of the Genesis Invitational began on the back nine for Woods. His first five holes consisted of two bogeys and a double-bogey. Any chance of Woods winning his 83rd PGA Tour event this weekend has completely withered away.

What makes this event so frustrating for Woods is that we haven't seen anyone dominate the course. Matt Kuchar has shot nine-under-par through the first two rounds, but it's not as if there's a clear favorite running away with it.

All that's left for Woods to do at this point is gain some momentum before the majors come around.

CBS will be covering the Genesis Open later this afternoon starting at 3 p.m. ET.