Tiger Woods (-4) shot 3-under 68 on Friday and is tied with a group of players holding the clubhouse lead.
Woods, who started on the back nine, birdied his third and fourth holes before adding another pair on the back nine. "There are some tournaments when about four holes you don't make a birdie, you feel like you're behind".
But back-to-back bogeys on 12 and 13 hampered the 14-time major victor until a stunning tee shot on the 17th hole left a putt from two feet to haul him within three shots of leader Conners.
Tiger Woods plays his second shot on the 18th hole during the second round of the Valspar Championship at Innisbrook Resort Copperhead Course on March 9, 2018 in Palm Harbor, Florida.
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"I enjoy when par is a good score".
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Woods, a 14-time major champion who hasn't won an event since the 2013 WGC Bridgestone Invitational, battled tough conditions to finish with nine pars, four bogeys and five birdies.
Rory McIlroy's Masters preparations suffered another blow as he struggled to an opening 74 on his maiden appearance in the Valspar Championship.
Woods was even-par through 13 holes, after missing a number of short putts. "There was a lot of guessing, and I guessed pretty good".
The lone bright spot was a superb splash-out from sand at the seventh which found the bottom of the cup, but he slipped back to three over when he missed from four feet for par at the ninth.
"It was hard again, and when we started it was cold", Woods said. "I was able to do it the last tournament I played in and hopefully, I can make up a few small tweaks this week", Woods said. Once they got cleared out I figured I could put some speed into the thing.
"I'm happy with what I am seeing in my golf in the last five or six rounds and I hope the next couple of weeks are good and I get that bit of confidence because that's always helpful".