Tiger Woods shoots 66

Updated: August 1, 2013, 7:24 PM ET
By Bob Harig | ESPN.com

AKRON, Ohio -- Shooting in the 60s at Firestone Country Club once seemed as simple as putting on his shoes for Tiger Woods, but results in recent years around one of his favorite courses suggest a first-round 66 should not be taken for granted.

Woods got off to a solid start Thursday at the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational, finishing two strokes behind leader Webb Simpson after hitting 16 of 18 greens in regulation.

It was the kind of score that once appeared routine at a place where ...

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