There were flashes of the dominant play but mostly the large crowds gathered saw Tiger Woods for what he is: a 38-year-old golfer returning from back surgery.
Oliver Goss shot a 66 Friday in the Quicken Loans National, putting him in a tie for first with Patrick Reed, Ricky Barnes and Marc Leishman at 6 under.
What was it like playing alongside Tiger Woods on his return to the PGA Tour on Thursday?
Tiger Woods and the rest of the premier group struggled on the first day at Congressional.
The man everyone wanted to see did not play his best, but few expected perfection from Tiger Woods. What they got was a gritty return at Congressional.