"Holed a long putt on six for eagle and that was kind of the theme of the day", said Kisner. Tony Finau had eight birdies to offset his share of mistakes to join them at 67.
ESPN's Darren Rovell said that Woods' use of the tape has already helped the KT Tape's sales.
But no one could go really low.
At the moment Woods is on par with two holes still left to play.
"When we last played The Open here I was just happy to be here". "The conditions have been fine".
Since going through three separate back surgeries, along with numerous social problems, Woods has appeared a shadow of his former self, but is confident of returning to his best.
The 42-year-old American, absent from the sport's oldest major since missing the cut in 2015, carded a level-par 71 which included enough glimpses of the old magic and fighting spirit to suggest a 15th major title on Sunday is not so fanciful. That's where Rory McIlroy, Jon Rahm, Justin Thomas and Zach Johnson stand after Thursday's round.
Even in gentle weather by Scottish standards, Carnoustie served up its usual dose of craziness.
Padraig Harrington endured an even worse afternoon.
As for the relative sporting merits of his house-mates, Kisner could not resist getting in a gentle dig at the man he hopes to succeed as Open Champion.
That was as easy as it got for Koepka for the next two hours. That's because he shot a 41 (!) on the front nine before recovering with a 31 (!) on the back. But Rose has lagged behind the leaders at The Open, joining Johnson in 54th place previous year.
Kisner began the day slow, hitting a bogey on the fifth hole after four opening pars. We'll go through that from most expensive to the value picks, then make our way to looking at some different lineups that you may use or base yours off of. "I think it's ideal for my game, but I have to go make the team". "No one's going to argue with him - he did it like at Hoylake, and he was able to win there".
Having said this, Woods' actions don't speak that of a confident, upbeat golfer excited about his chances at the event.
"Hoylake is flat. This is not, " Woods said. Normally, if it does blow that hard or it does rain that hard, usually there's some kind of lightning involved, and you've got to have a stoppage of play. A couple of my 6-irons went about 240. "I just need to play some cleaner golf and who knows?" That year, he tied for fourth at the Masters and sixth at The Open.
Not so familiar was his putting. "And the ball started coming off on the line, and when I'm doing that, I feel like I can hole them all".