Bob Harig of ESPN.com focused on this being Tiger's lowest round ever at TPC Sawgrass, a fairly amazing number given that he's a two-time Players champion and one-time U.S. Amateur winner here.
The numbers were much better on many fronts for Woods, my roundup for Golfweek.
Dan Kilbridge feels the round is the culmination of Woods efforts to come back, even if there was a sense it might have gone deeper.
Christopher Powers at GolfDigest.com with the what-might-have-been angle after yet another Tiger bogey at the 14th.
Dylan Dethier of Golf.com noted the buzz and huge crowds for Woods, even as Jordan Spieth and Justin Thomas were on course.
The lone dissenter on Tiger's round: Brandel Chamblee, who says the Big Cat didn't "answer all the questions. The implication that Woods faltered when he shifted to being in contention is an odd one.
The Golfweek Tiger Tracker should you need to relive the round.
Eamon Lynch on playing partner MacKenzie Hughes and his respectable 68, goosebumps and one past encounter with Tiger.
“I’ve had a pretty poor year and to be in an environment like that really gets the juices flowing,” Hughes said. “It’s 90 degrees but I can assure you I had goosebumps and shivers at times out there when you hear some of the roars and realize, ‘Hey, I’m playing with Tiger Woods!’ It was fun.”
The scene at 17: