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Hero World Challenge: Tiger Woods moves up four places at but late bogeys hit again

After hitting four birdies on the front nine, Tiger Woods then stumbled to three bogeys in the final six holes of the second round, stemming his progress at the Hero World Challenge on his latest injury comeback; watch the third round live on Saturday from 5pm on Sky Sports Golf

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Tiger Woods admitted he remains rusty, despite an improved second round at the Hero World Challenge in the Bahamas.

Tiger Woods moved up four places in the standings at the Hero World Challenge after he shot a second round of 70, two under par, as his latest injury comeback continued.

However, after hitting four birdies on the front nine, Woods then stuttered to three bogeys and just a single birdie in the final six holes, stemming his progress.

The tournament in the Bahamas sees Woods playing for the first time since withdrawing during The Masters at Augusta National in April due to plantar fasciitis.

"I cleaned it up a little bit from [Thursday] for sure," Woods said after his round.

"I didn't quite have the finish I'd have liked to have, missed a couple of putts coming in, made a couple of little mistakes, but overall it was a better start and better commitment.

"I kept it going with that today [Friday], I just wish I would have made a couple more putts to keep the round going.

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Highlights from day two of the Hero World Challenge at the Albany Golf Club in the Bahamas.

"Maybe because I haven't played in a while! [in answer to why haven't finished as strong as started over last two days]. I'm rusty. This golf course will bring that out of you a bit too. Some of the pin locations.

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"Unfortunately I just haven't finished off my last two rounds the way I'd like to, but I've got two more days to prove it."

Woods, who has since undergone surgery on his right ankle and foot, is the tournament host at the Hero World Challenge, which is an unofficial event on the PGA Tour.

On day one of the tournament, Woods started positively before dropping four shots in a three-hole stretch on his back nine to stutter to a three-over 75.

Scottie Scheffler and Jordan Spieth are in a tie for first place on nine-under after the second round, one shot ahead of Brian Harman, with Justin Thomas a further shot back.

Watch Tiger Woods' comeback at the Hero World Challenge throughout the week live on Sky Sports. Live coverage continues Saturday from 5pm on Sky Sports Golf. Stream the PGA Tour, DP World Tour, LPGA Tour and more with NOW.

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