Woods, Wi share 36 hole lead at Bay Hill

It's been 30 months since Tiger Woods has been able to look at the leader board and see his name sitting at the top, heading into the weekend at a PGA Tour event.

After carding a second round score of seven-under, 65. He is tied with Charlie Wi at the Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill.

Woods, actually has held a lead heading into the weekend. Though it was not a PGA Tour event. It was at the Australian Open back in November. The week before the President's Cup matches.

Wi, rolled in a birdie putt on No. 18 from some 25-feet away to join Woods atop the leader board at 10-under.

Starting the day off with three straight pars. Woods quickly kicked it into high gear by birdying four holes in a row beginning at the par-five, 4th.

Making the turn out at 32, he would add three more birdies on the back nine. Including back-to-back circles on 16 and 17.

"A lot of positives today," said Woods after his round.  Of course, Woods is a six-time champion here at Bay Hill.

"I've had a few places where I've felt comfortable and I've played well, and this is one of them," Woods said. "For some reason, I just understand how to play it."

Wi, who shared the 18 hole lead with Jason Dufner at six-under, began his day with two birdies on No. 11 and No. 16. Going off No. 10 today.

He had a slip on the par-four, 18th (his 9th). Followed by another square on the card on No. 3.

He quickly made those strokes up by birdying four out of his last six holes to pull even with Woods at 10-under.

The pair are very familiar with each other. Both growing up in Southern California, as well as competing against each other since their junior golf days.

"Tiger is the man, and it's going to be fun tomorrow," Wi said after his round at Bay Hill.

Many are quick to write and whisper anytime Woods shows flashes of greatness to proclaim him 'back'.

I say, let this weekend pan out and see if he or anyone else can go low at Bay Hill, to show if his once intimidation factor is still there.

Or, if his name, once having an ominous presence on leader boards -- has worn off.

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