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Tiger Tracker: Follow Woods, McIlroy In Round 2 From Abu Dhabi

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Rory McIlroy (L) and Tiger Woods walk up the fairway on the tenth hole during the first round of the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship at Abu Dhabi Golf Club on January 17, 2013 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. | Getty Images

ABU DHABI -- In what is nearly a made-for-TV pairing, Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy struggled to keep people from switching the channel on Thursday night.

McIlroy (3-over 75) and Woods (even-par 72) knocked the ball all over the course and looked nothing like the Nos. 1 and 2 players that they are.

But, Friday brings a new opportunity to shine. McIlroy will need to make a nice run to make the cut, as the Northern Irishman is eight strokes off the pace. Woods is five shots back of co-leaders Justin Rose and Jamie Donaldson.

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