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Tiger Woods has yet to win the Genesis Invitational, and that drought could extend for another year.
The 15-time major champion had a solid opening round Thursday at Riviera Country Club in Pacific Palisades, California, yet watched Matt Kuchar open a healthy lead on the rest of the field at seven under.
Woods carded a two-under 69, which put him in a tie for 16th as headed for the clubhouse.
He couldn't have asked for a better start to the round. His drive off the first tee traveled 312 yards and stopped just short before it could roll off the fairway.