“Rory is such an emotional type of player that when he gets going and he loves showing off.
“He hasn’t been able to do that and I think that’s affected some of these guys.”
Woods ended the 2020 season with a disappointing tied-51st place finish at the BMW Championship.
In his four events since the PGA Tour was restarted, Woods hasn’t finished inside the top 30.
He’s shown multiple times in the past that he is capable of turning on a switch when he’s feeling it, but North insists his putting will need to drastically improve in order for him to be challenging this week.