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Tiger rebounds in Bahamas, tied for fifth place

NASSAU, Bahamas — Bubba Watson played with Tiger Woods on Thursday at the Hero World Challenge, an experience he took in stride, in part thanks to the low-key Bahamian vibe. It can’t be fun to get waxed by 7 shots, as Watson did in playing alongside Woods at Albany Golf Club. But Bubba seemed to […]

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Tiger Woods and the wild decade since the fire hydrant

Tiger Woods had just celebrated his 33rd birthday, the days going by slowly as he endured rehabilitation from major knee surgery and attempted to reassemble the pieces of a golf swing that had won him the U.S. Open a few months earlier. The questions in early 2009 were about when he would return to competition, […]

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Mickelson to skip Phoenix for Saudi tournament

Phil Mickelson will bypass a staple of his annual schedule to play the Saudi International tournament on the European Tour. The event is Jan. 30-Feb. 3, the same week as the PGA Tour’s Waste Management Phoenix Open, which Mickelson has won three times. The European Tour last year came under heavy criticism for adding the […]

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Golfer misses cut after ball mix-up adds 8 strokes

Russell Henley used a different type golf ball than the one he started the second round with at the Mayakoba Classic on Saturday, costing him eight penalty strokes and leading to a missed cut. Henley discovered after the round when autographing golf balls for spectators that he had a different brand of golf ball in […]

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Tiger Woods to pen first memoir, ‘Back’

Fifteen-time major winner Tiger Woods is writing his first memoir, titled “Back,” that his publisher, in announcing the book Tuesday, describes as “the first and only account directly from Woods, with the full cooperation of his friends, family and inner circle.” “I’ve been in the spotlight for a long time, and because of that, there […]

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Safeway Open 2019: Bryson DeChambeau pulls clear; Tony Romo misses cut

Bryson DeChambeau opened up a two-stroke lead at the Safeway Open after firing an 8-under 64 in the second round, while Tony Romo missed the cut. American DeChambeau produced a bogey-free round in Napa, California, to move into 12 under on Friday. DeChambeau made three birdies on the front nine before five more followed, including […]