Tiger Woods fires a 62 at the BMW Championship

Tiger Tracker Tiger Woods tied for lead at BMW after hot start			Cliff Hawkins  Getty Images

Tiger Tracker Tiger Woods tied for lead at BMW after hot start Cliff Hawkins Getty Images

"The heat is hard for me because I lose so much weight out here", said Woods.

He also made it more hard on Woods, who again goes into a weekend have to catch up to the leaders.

Woods had ignited thoughts of his career first 59 after an outward nine that produced a seventh hole eagle and four birdies in a six-under par 29. Tommy Fleetwood is one shot behind Woods after hitting eight birdies for an eight-under-par round of 62 to charge up the leaderboard.

Keegan Bradley and Hideki Matsuyama shot 6-under 64s and Rickie Fowler, playing alongside Woods, carded another 5-under 65. He also held a two-shot lead over Justin Rose.

Instead, he missed the fairway on his next two tee shots, took bogey from about the same spot Woods was on No. 8, and those hopes were gone.

DeChambeau's selection Tuesday as one of United States captain Jim Furyk's wildcard picks was a mere formality for the Florida-based golfer after he stormed to victory in the opening two legs of the FedEx Cup.

Schauffele won the Tour Championship as a rookie last season but hasn't done so in the 12 months since.

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Now that the 2018 BMW Championship field is locked, SportsLine simulated the event 10,000 times and the results were surprising.

As for Woods, he's still looking like a safe bet to make it to East Lake. "But they didn't go in today". "I said to my caddie, 'How about tomorrow?' Just got to get through today".

On the par-par-4 11th, Steele's 115 yard approach to 13 feet set himself up for the birdie on the hole. I know how it swings and my body morphs into a position where it understands where it needs to be to release the putter, because I've hit hundreds of millions of putts with that damn thing.

"Still have a good chance tomorrow", Schauffele said.

The PGA Tour is off next week. "But, yeah, it's definitely something that I want to keep going", added the golfer. I think with the way the conditions are, especially with the rain that's forecast, I can't see the scoring being any different.

The 39-year-old Japanese player had four birdies at the high-altitude Crans-sur-Sierre club to get to 9-under 131.

Chase Koepka, the younger brother of U.S. Open and PGA Championship victor Brooks Koepka, shot 65.

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