Tiger shoots 71 in first round

Updated: July 16, 2009, 8:05 PM ET
By Bob Harig | ESPN.com

TURNBERRY, Scotland -- If Tiger Woods is to win the 138th Open Championship, he will have to do what he was unable to do at either of this year's first two majors -- rally.

It was another TW from Stanford -- five-time Open champion Tom Watson -- who turned back the clock while shooting a 5-under-par 65. Ben Curtis and Kenichi Kuboya also shot 65. Miguel Jimenez leads the tournament with a 64.

Woods, meanwhile, was not even able to keep pace with the players in his group, shooting ...

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