Tiger Woods has a platitude problem. Woods escaped after day one with a 4-over-par 76, which is one of his worst rounds of all-time at the Old Course.

But Tiger reckons the tables could turn tomorrow if the expected downpour arrives – and plans on using every ounce of his links course experience to haul himself back into contention.

During this Open, at least so far, it doesn’t appear that Tiger is going to be dominant anytime soon.

It was bad at the start of the day – he fatted his opening tee shot and then chunked a wedge into the Swilcan Burn – and never got good. “Well, if Tiger doesn’t make it, I’ll play with Spieth”.

The AARP wasn’t the only over-50 entity to take a shot at the 39-year-old Woods, who is in danger of missing his second straight cut at a major. Even his fellow players are showing pity.

I was convinced that without a shadow of a doubt, Tiger Woods would have destroyed the record books by now.

He remains resilient, even somehow believing he can get back in this tournament, despite the fact he trails Dustin Johnson by 11 strokes.

“Hopefully the conditions will be tough tomorrow and I can put together a good round and be a little more aggressive”.

Do you think Tiger will win another major?

Or maybe it’s delusion. When you think he’s out, he rallies.