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What Tiger Woods Needs To Shoot Today To Have A Chance

Tiger Woods closing his eyes with his hands in his pocket.

AUGUSTA, GA - APRIL 08: Tiger Woods of the United States looks on during the final round of the 2018 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 8, 2018 in Augusta, Georgia. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Tiger Woods has begun his final round at the 2018 British Open. For the first time in a long time, Woods is in contention at a major heading into the final 18 holes of the tournament.

Woods is two holes into his final round. He just missed a birdie putt on Hole No. 1 and then had a bad birdie putt read on hole No. 2, but he was able to settle for par.

So, Woods is still at 5-under par for the tournament. He's four strokes back of the leaders, which include 24-year-old Jordan Spieth.

What kind of round is Woods going to need to be in serious contention at the end of the day? Another round like he had on Saturday, probably.

Woods shot a 5-under par during Round No. 3 on Saturday. He had several birdies and was at one point tied for the lead.

Another 5-under round would get him to 10-under par for the tournament. With the leaders at 9-under par, that might not be enough to get him a win.

However, it's really windy out on the course today, and perhaps some bad weather could force most scores to be not-so-low today.

Woods, at 10-under par, would likely at least be in serious contention heading into the final couple of holes. And that's something everyone would likely sign up for.

The final round is being televised on NBC.