But he seemed to handle it fine in the opening rounds.
Teams that lost in the opening round played an elimination game.
The race was moved to March, as the opening round of the season, for the next two years.
The opening round of the 2009 tournament took place February 2.
In the opening round of the 2012 tournament that took place February 6.
What kept him from being much closer to the lead was his opening round of 77 on Thursday.
Over the next two seasons he only played in the opening rounds.
He also shot 67 on Wednesday, after an opening round of 69.
"These are the opening rounds of something that's going to go on for a long time."
They only scoring a few points in the opening rounds.