Two-time Players Championship winner Tiger Woods still believes he has a chance of winning the competition, despite carding a quadruple-bogey during his second round.

The American looked in good touch on Friday and was three under for his round before finding the water twice on the par three 17th, eventually making a quadruple-bogey seven.

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The 14-time major winner, who started his round on the back nine, did manage to claw two shots back during the remainder of his round, leaving him on three under for the tournament.

Woods is now 11 shots off leaders Rory McIlroy and Tommy Fleetwood, who both enjoyed solid second rounds on Friday.

However, talking to Sky Sports, Woods admitted that despite the horror show at 17, he can still kick on and win the tournament. 

I ended up getting back to three, so it was a good fight to get to that point, but as of right now I’m six back, which is definitely doable on this golf course especially with the weather coming in.

I just need to go out there and put it together this weekend, because right now literally anybody who makes the cut has got a chance to win this tournament.

I’m very happy with the way I’ve been grinding around this golf course. I’ve missed a few opportunities to get up-and-down for birdie, but overall I think I’ve putted pretty solidly and other than 17 today, I really haven’t done a whole lot wrong.

I could be very easily up near that lead, there’s no way I would be leading, but I would be close enough to that lead, given the weekend and the forecast.

A third Players Championship for Woods this weekend could be one of his greatest ever performances, however, the American will now need a faultless weekend if he is to emerge victorious at Sawgrass.

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