Another tournament, another share of the first-round lead for Tiger Woods.

Tiger Woods hits his fairway shot to the 18th green during the first round of the Tour Championship golf tournament Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018, in Atlanta. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)

Woods made an eagle putt from just over 25 feet on the par-5 18th hole for a 5-under 65 and a share of the lead Thursday with Rickie Fowler in the Tour Championship.

Tiger Woods towels off on the third fairway during the first round of the Tour Championship golf tournament at East Lake Golf Club, in Atlanta, Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
Tiger Woods tees off on the third hole during the first round of the Tour Championship golf tournament at East Lake Golf Club, in Atlanta, Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)

It wasn’t as low as the 62 he shot at Aronimink to share the 18-hole lead in the BMW Championship two weeks ago. For Woods, this one felt even better because of the dry, tougher conditions at East Lake.

Rickie Fowler reacts to missing his birdie putt on the first hole during the first round of the Tour Championship golf tournament at East Lake Golf Club, in Atlanta, Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
Rickie Fowler misses a putt for birdie on the second hole during the first round of the Tour Championship golf tournament Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Amis)

Woods has said getting to the Tour Championship after recovering from a fourth back surgery makes this year successful even without a victory.

Rory McIlroy hits from the seventh fairway during the first round of the Tour Championship golf tournament Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Amis)
Rory McIlroy hits from rough on the fifth fairway during the first round of the Tour Championship golf tournament Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Amis)

Justin Rose, in his debut at No. 1 in the world, and Gary Woodland were at 66.

Source: The Associated Press