The ninth has been playing tough but still a double was disappointing on what was otherwise a pretty decent round.
Based on his usual tournament schedule, Woods would be expected to compete next at Honda Classic.
Anirban Lahiri secured his breakthrough European Tour title by overhauling Austrian Bernd Wiesberger.
Anirban Lahiri has been voted the 2014 Players’ Player of the Year for his successful exploits on the Asian Tour.
The 38-year-old Woods, making a comeback after a four-month injury lay-off, stumbled to five bogeys and a double bogey.
Gangjee battled tooth-and-nail after a poor front nine 37 but was in contention again following an eagle on 14.
He also plans to defend his title in the Australian Open, which would be his final tournament of the year.
Randhawa began with a bogey but went on to reel off 7 birdies to lead Angelo Que of Philippines by 1 shot.
Rory McIlroy set the tone with a 5&4 demolition of Rickie Fowler & Graeme McDowell soon added a 2nd point.
Europe roar back to lead by 2 after the United States had gone ahead at half-way mark.
McIlroy has already enjoyed a superb 2014 campaign, clinching two major titles among four wins worldwide.
Rory’s shot on the 14th hole clattered into a tree & landed into the front right pocket of a man’s shorts.
The coach controversially redesigned Woods’s swing but the American great has failed to win a major.
World No.1 McIlory trails the leading trio in the clubhouse by eight strokes after first round of The Barclays.
Tiger Woods has appeared on seven U.S. Ryder Cup teams between 1997 and 2012 but missed the 2008 edition.