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      Tiger struggles through first round

      It was automatically assumed that the troubles which plagued Tiger Woods during a forgettable British Open stint would be left far behind overseas, and that belief was reinforced after a nearly-flawless round of golf during Wednesday's Pro-Am.

      But as the 51st Buick Open officially kicked off on Thursday morning, Tiger Woods found himself in a very unfamiliar spot on the leaderboard: nowhere near the top.

      Woods' one-over 71 has him eight shots off the pace, trailing leader Steve Lowery. The former two-time Buick Open champion recorded four birdies and three bogeys during Thursday's opening round.

      Click on the video link to hear Tiger's post-round thoughts.

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