updated 08/26/2010 AT 11:05 AM ET
•originally published 08/26/2010 AT 11:10 AM ET
At The Barclays in New Jersey, Woods made a staggering seven birdies to finish the day sharing the lead with another pro with a score of 65, his best round of the year.
It feels good to be able to control my ball all day like this, Woods told reporters.
Asked if wrapping up his divorce removed a burden, he responded, “I can’t really say that’s the case.”
All he knows is he’s feeling like the old Tiger, and the golf press agress. USA Today gushes, “Woods is making a shambles of the course.”