Tiger Woods arrives at BMW Championship at Medinah for second playoff event: 'I feel good'

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MEDINAH, Ill. – Tiger Woods flew in from Florida on Tuesday and drove into a massive parking lot at 1:20 p.m. local time at Medinah Country Club, home to this week’s BMW Championship, the second of three events in the FedEx Cup Playoffs.

Now he has to get to the first tee for Thursday’s first round.

At 43 and following four surgeries to his back – as well as four to his left knee – Woods has spoken often this summer that some days he feels stiff, other days he feels fine. It’s the day-to-day unknown that leaves his start in the BMW Championship in question, no matter his intent to play.

Woods said he decided to try and play in the tournament Tuesday morning.

“I feel good,” Woods said as he got out of the courtesy vehicle. “Feel a lot better than I felt last week. Felt good this morning so I thought I’d give it a go.”

Woods said he was going to get treatment on his back at Medinah and would not hit any golf balls. He has…

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