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5 months 3 weeks ago

Woods withdraws from the US Open

DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) - Tiger Woods has withdrawn from the U.S. Open as he recovers from back surgery that has kept him out of golf for nearly three months. Woods says on his website Wednesday he is physically unable to play golf at a high level. The announcement was not...

1 year 7 months ago

Nike's Tiger Woods ad draws critics

NEW YORK (AP) - Maybe winning doesn't take care of everything. Nike is causing a social media storm with its latest online ad showing a picture of Tiger Woods overlaid with a quote from him, "Winning takes care of everything." Woods has used the phrase with reporters since at least...

2 years 5 months ago

Tiger rallies to win the Memorial

DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) - With a remarkable rally even by his standards, Tiger Woods birdied three of his last four holes to win the Memorial on Sunday and match tournament host Jack Nicklaus with his 73rd title on the PGA Tour. Woods was one shot behind and looking at probable...

3 years 1 month ago

Woods has new caddie

SAN MARTIN, Calif. (AP) - Tiger Woods offered Joe LaCava the job as his caddie. LaCava said the decision was simple. "He's Tiger Woods," the new caddie said Wednesday. LaCava spent most of his 25 years on the PGA Tour working for Fred Couples, who used to draw the biggest...

3 years 3 months ago

Tiger falls apart at first round of PGA

JOHNS CREEK, Ga. (AP) - Steve Stricker's record-tying performance has him atop the leaderboard after one round of the PGA Championship at Atlanta Country Club. Stricker tied the lowest round ever in a major with a 7-under-par 63 that puts him two shots clear of Jerry Kelly. It's the 11th...

3 years 3 months ago

Tiger returns to competition next week

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Tiger Woods returns to golf next week at the Bridgestone Invitational, ending an 11-week break to heal injuries to his left leg. Woods announced the decision on his website on Thursday. On his Twitter account, Woods says he's "feeling fit and ready to tee it up...

3 years 4 months ago

Tiger's old caddie strikes back!

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) - Steve Williams says he wasted the last two years of his life standing by Tiger Woods through injuries and eruptions in the golfer's private life. In frank interviews about his dismissal published Friday, the 47-year-old caddie said he had lost "a tremendous amount of respect"...

3 years 5 months ago

Tiger Woods to miss next week's AT&T National

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Tiger Woods will miss another golf tournament as his left leg recovers from injuries. Woods said on his Twitter feed that he will not be playing in next week's AT&T National outside Philadelphia. The tournament supports Woods' foundation. Woods tweeted: "doctor's orders." He says he will...

3 years 5 months ago

Tiger Woods to miss U.S. Open

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Tiger Woods won't be playing the U.S. Open this year. Injuries to his left knee and Achilles' are bad enough that Woods decided Tuesday to skip the U.S. Open for the first time since 1994. The Masters is now the only major he has never missed...

3 years 6 months ago

Tiger expects to play at U.S. Open

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Tiger Woods says he did not do any more damage to his left knee and Achilles last week and expects to play in the U.S. Open. Woods withdrew from The Players Championship after only nine holes because of pain in his left leg. He...

4 years 8 months ago

Woods to return to golf at the Masters

Tiger Woods will return to golf at the Masters next month. In a statement Tuesday, Woods said he will play at Augusta National after a four-month hiatus because of a sex scandal. The Masters begins on April 8. Woods says that while he's returning to competition, he still has a...

4 years 8 months ago

'South Park' ready to take on Tiger

Golf clubs in hands or not, the kids of "South Park" are ready to take on Tiger Woods. No subject is sacred for creators of the Comedy Central cartoon. So for the opening of its 14th season on Wednesday, the troubled golfer encounters Stan, Kyle, Kenny and Cartman in...

4 years 8 months ago

Tiger Woods may return to golf in April

DORAL, Fla. (AP) - Tiger Woods intends to remain out of golf at least until the Masters, two people with knowledge of his plans have told The Associated Press. Woods has been practicing at Isleworth near his Orlando home the last two weeks, and swing coach Hank Haney flew there...

4 years 8 months ago

Tiger back home and practicing golf

Tiger Woods is back at home after a week of family counseling in Arizona and is trying to get into a routine that includes golf and fitness, a person with knowledge of his schedule said Tuesday. Woods returned to his home near Orlando on Saturday and has been hitting...

4 years 9 months ago

P&G keeping Woods on shelf

The CEO of the Procter & Gamble Co. says he doesn't know whether golfer Tiger Woods will ever appear in another Gillette commercial. Bob McDonald says P&G doesn't want to distract Woods from his efforts to work on family issues. And McDonald told The Associated Press that the Cincinnati-based consumer...

4 years 9 months ago

Tiger Woods back in the public eye

Tiger Woods is supposed to make his first public appearance today since he crashed his SUV on Nov. 27, setting off a shocking and sordid sex scandal. Woods will speak to a small group of "friends, colleagues and close associates" at Florida's TPC Sawgrass, home of the PGA Tour....

4 years 10 months ago

No free ride for Tiger

General Motors is taking away Tiger Woods' free ride. The automaker has sliced its agreement with the golfer that allowed him to use their vehicles for free. While the official endorsement deal ended in 2008, GM had allowed Woods to keep a few loaner vehicles...reportedly among them is...

4 years 11 months ago

Tiger Woods: "taking time off"

The man many consider to be the best golfer in the world says he's walking away from the game for a while. Tiger Woods has posted a statement on his Web site saying he's taking an indefinite leave from the game. He says he needs time to focus on...

4 years 11 months ago

Woods' mother-in-law released from Florida hospital

Tiger Woods' mother-in-law has been released from an Orlando-area hospital after being treated for stomach pains. Health Central Hospital spokesman Dan Yates said Barbro Holmberg was released Tuesday afternoon, about 11 hours after she was admitted. She went back to Woods' mansion. Emergency crews had been summoned to the home...

4 years 11 months ago

Tiger Woods says he lets family down

Tiger Woods says he has let his family down and regrets "those transgressions with all of my heart." In a statement Wednesday on his Web site, Woods says he has not been "true to my values and the behavior my family deserves." He offered his "profound apology" to his supporters....

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