Sound Up! The Viral Tiger Woods Practice Video Is Mesmerising

The PGA Tour filmed Woods hitting 56 shots on the range and the sound is something to behold...

Viral Tiger Woods Practice Video

The PGA Tour filmed Woods hitting 56 shots on the range and the sound is something to behold...

Sound Up! The Viral Tiger Woods Practice Video Is Mesmerising

Tiger Woods makes his first start of 2020 at Torrey Pines this week and the PGA Tour may have produced one of their best social media videos of all time.

They filmed the 15-time Major winner warming up and speeded the video up to give viewers audio pleasure from the sound of the strikes and visual pleasure from the incredible divots appearing.

There was also a great lesson in there from Tiger, who was hitting with an alignment stick parallel to his target, and that was in the number of shots he hit.

In the video he is seen, and heard, hitting 56 shots...and just six of them are drives.

That's right. He hits 50 iron shots and just six drivers - perhaps this is something we can all learn from.

Watch the incredible video below:

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Woods, currently 6th in the world, has won the Farmers Insurance Open seven times at Torrey Pines and also won there in 2008 when the California course hosted the US Open.

He famously beat Rocco Mediate in a Monday playoff despite a broken leg.

The American could make history this week by overtaking Sam Snead as the golfer with the most wins in PGA Tour history.

As it stands, both men are officially on 82 after Woods' Zozo Championship victory in Japan late last year.

"I really don't think about it [winning no.83] because I have to think about all the things I need to do to win the golf tournament," Woods said.

"There's so many different shots I have to play and strategy and thinking my way around the golf course that I'm more consumed in that."

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Elliott Heath
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Elliott Heath is our News Editor and has been with Golf Monthly since early 2016 after graduating with a degree in Sports Journalism. He manages the Golf Monthly news, features, courses and travel sections as well as our large Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages. He covered the 2022 Masters from Augusta National as well as four Open Championships on-site including the 150th at St Andrews. His first Open was in 2017 at Royal Birkdale, when he walked inside the ropes with Jordan Spieth during the Texan's memorable Claret Jug triumph. He has played 35 of our Top 100 golf courses, with his favourites being both Sunningdales, Woodhall Spa, Western Gailes, Old Head and Turnberry. He has been obsessed with the sport since the age of 8 and currently plays at West Byfleet Golf Club in Surrey, where his handicap index floats anywhere between 2-5. His golfing highlights are making albatross on the 9th hole on the Hotchkin Course at Woodhall Spa, shooting an under-par round, playing in the Aramco Team Series on the Ladies European Tour and making his one and only hole-in-one at the age of 15 - a long time ago now!


Elliott is currently playing:


Driver: Titleist TSR4

3 wood: Titleist TSi2 HL

Irons: Mizuno MP-H4 3-iron, Mizuno MP5 4-PW

Wedges: Cleveland RTX ZipCore 50, 54, 58

Putter: Odyssey White Hot OG #5