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Lefty scrambles to tee time after hotel evacuation

MEDINAH, Ill. — Phil Mickelson had a hasty start to the final round of the BMW Championship on Sunday, arriving at Medinah Country Club less than 40 minutes prior to his tee time, forced to changed his shoes in the parking lot and scramble to get warmed up. Mickelson had been locked out of his […]

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Tiger Woods withdraws from Northern Trust with oblique strain

Tiger Woods, who opened the Northern Trust with a 4-over 75 on Thursday, withdrew Friday from the first tournament of the FedExCup playoffs with what has been described as a “mild oblique strain that led to pain and stiffness.” “I went for treatment early Friday morning, but unfortunately I’m still unable to compete,” Woods said […]

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Tiger struggles to 75 in tame conditions; ‘just off’

JERSEY CITY, N.J. — Tiger Woods’ back appeared to be fine Thursday, but the same could not be said for his golf game. Looking like someone who had competed in just 12 rounds over the past four months and perhaps with a corresponding amount of limited practice, Woods made numerous mistakes on his way to […]

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Back stiffness limiting Tiger; ‘best to be smart’

JERSEY CITY, N.J. — The memories for Tiger Woods at Liberty National are tainted with some tough moments, and he’s not off to the greatest start this week for the beginning of the FedEx Cup playoffs. Woods spent most of the back nine of his pro-am round Wednesday just chipping and putting as he experienced […]

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Mickelson at a loss for words after missing cut

PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland — After missing the cut at the 148th Open Championship at Royal Portrush Golf Club on Friday, Phil Mickelson couldn’t get off the golf course fast enough. Once Mickelson signed his scorecard, he walked briskly down the gravel road to the players’ clubhouse. After Mickelson finished 8 over with disappointing rounds of […]

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Jordan Spieth has another chance to be Jordan Spieth again

PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland — Jordan Spieth was finishing up a call and heading for the cart that would whisk him away from the course when a young worker stepped in and asked him to pose for a picture. Spieth put his arm around the boy’s waist and gently moved him out of harm’s way — […]