Tiger Woods, 44, last competed in the Genesis Invitational in February, finishing last among players who made the cut.Less than three months into a new golf year, however, it is clear that Woods’s balky back is genuinely inhibiting him.
He just seemed to be going about his familiar business at Torrey Pines Golf Course, a tract in San Diego that he knew well.Coming off the win in Japan and his triumph at the Presidents Cup, Woods was still tinkering with his equipment and his mechanics, summoning the motivation to compete again.
Tiger Woods missed golf’s return to the Olympics in 2016, but is eager to play in Tokyo this year.“The very first question asked was, ‘Will Tiger Woods play?
Rob Carr/Getty ImagesMELBOURNE, Australia — Tiger Woods’s final putt on Sunday was still rolling toward the hole when he started to remove his cap for a postmatch handshake with Mexico’s Abraham Ancer.It was Woods’s ninth Presidents Cup as a player and first as a captain.
Seven times in his Hall of Fame career, Els finished second to Woods, including four times in major championships.No matter how the Presidents Cup ends, Els has succeeded in changing the culture of the International team.
Tiger Woods played a practice shot on Tuesday at the Royal Melbourne Golf Club, host of the 2019 Presidents Cup.Faced with his big moment in front of the crowd, and his one shot at connecting with Woods, Luke decided to go for broke.
Lee Jin-Man/Associated PressTiger Woods named himself to the United States Presidents Cup team on Thursday, a decision as predictable as Christmas carols in radio rotation before Thanksgiving.”In 10 of the 12 Presidents Cup showdowns, the United States has defeated the International Team, which is composed of players from outside the United States and Europe (which meets the United States in the Ryder Cup).
Tiger Woods celebrated winning the Zozo Championship by three strokes on Monday, tying him with Sam Snead for career PGA Tour victories.“This is big,” Woods said.
This week’s Zozo Championship is the first official PGA Tour event in Japan, where golf’s popularity has dipped in recent years.Whether Woods appeared or not, the PGA Tour hoped for a successful Zozo Championship to bolster the tour’s presence in Asia.
“Now it’s done and my mind is more free,” Ko said on ThursdayCreditCreditEric Bolte/USA Today Sports, via ReutersPORTLAND, Ore.— Jin Young Ko’s bogey-free run ended on Thursday at 114 holes, but not before she passed Tiger Woods, whose 110 consecutive holes of par or better from the 2000 season was the longest known bogey-free streak in professional golf.
ETTiger Woods had arthroscopic surgery last week on his left knee to repair what he described as minor cartilage damage.The surgery was not believed to be serious, and Woods said on Twitter that he expected to return to practice.
ImageTiger Woods shot an even-par 72 on Sunday and finished the BMW Championship at seven under par.“It’s disappointing,” Woods said, adding, “Last year culminated in a pretty special moment for me and it would have been nice to go back there.
Joe LaCava, Woods’s caddie since 2011, was inducted into the Caddie Hall of Fame this week, and golf fans have been acknowledging his milestone.“I’m just not comfortable with the attention,” said LaCava, who dropped his gaze and gave a thumbs-up in response to a shout of “Mr.
“That’s why we’ve become so close,” Woods said.Afterward, in a Twitter post, Williams said she was “literally in tears” watching Woods, whose performance she described as “greatness like no other.
Golf|Tiger Woods Withdraws From Northern TrustWoods, who finished the first round 13 strokes behind the tournament’s leader, cited an abdominal injury.ImageTiger Woods sought treatment for “pain and stiffness” before pulling out of the Northern Trust, the first event of the FedEx Cup playoffs.
Golf|In His Twilight, Tiger Woods Searches for the Bright SpotsSince his dramatic Masters victory in April, Woods has struggled to compete, adjusting his workload according to his back pain.Cox/Getty ImagesJERSEY CITY — From Liberty National Golf Club’s 10th tee box, Tiger Woods hit toward a distant Manhattan skyline shrouded in clouds.
As the two missed the cut at the same major tournament for the first time, other players started to tame Royal Portrush.ImageTiger Woods missed the cut at the British Open.
ImageTiger Woods after finishing the first round of the British Open at seven over par, in danger of missing the cut.“I didn’t do much out there today,” Woods said later.
ImageTiger Woods lined up a putt on the 18th green during the second round of the United States Open on Friday.For all of Woods’s feats, few compare to his 15-shot victory at that Open.
But here he is, basking in adulation, smiling with President Trump, defying his sport’s and society’s expectations.The ceremony took place in the White House Rose Garden, a couple of weeks after Woods’s desperately prayed-for win at the Masters golf tournament.