Tiger returns to Torrey to face strong field, strong course

Tiger Woods watches his tee shot on the eighth hole during the pro-am round of the Farmer's Insurance Open golf tournament on the North Course at Torrey Pines Golf Course on Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019, in San Diego, Calif. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

SAN DIEGO — Rory McIlroy had a week to remember his first trip to San Diego. He carried Northern Ireland’s flag during the opening ceremony of the Junior World Championship and later had a picture taken at Torrey Pines with a certain Mr. Woods.