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Golf: Woods wins Masters to claim first major in 11 years

04 April, 2019 10:50 am 10:50 am

AUGUSTA, Ga. (Reuters) – Tiger Woods completed one of sport’s greatest comebacks to end an 11-year major title drought at the Masters on Sunday by claiming a fifth Green Jacket. A gritty two-under 70 clinched a one-shot victory over Dustin Johnson, Brooks Koepka and Xander Schauffele and earned the 43-year-old a 15th major title that … Read More


Europe undaunted by Woods and Mickelson at Ryder Cup: Fleetwood

09 September, 2018 10:30 am 10:30 am

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Ryder Cup debutant Tommy Fleetwood claims neither he nor his European team mates will be overawed by the presence of Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson in the United States line-up at the biennial trans-Atlantic head-to-head later this month. Woods and Mickelson were included among US team Jim Furyk’s picks for the … Read More


Woods, McIlroy share lead for first time on PGA Tour

09 September, 2018 10:20 am 10:20 am

(Reuters) – Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy broke new ground when they tied for the first-round lead at the BMW Championship in Pennsylvania on Thursday. Despite 18 major championships between them, the pair had never shared the lead after any round on the PGA Tour until they carded matching eight-under-par 62s in oppressive humidity on … Read More


Koepka’s late blitz catches Lovemark as Woods struggles

08 August, 2018 10:09 am 10:09 am

(Reuters) – PGA champion Brooks Koepka charged into a share of the lead with Jamie Lovemark as Tiger Woods struggled on the greens to narrowly make the cut at the Northern Trust on Friday. Koepka caught fire after an eagle at the 13th to blitz home with a six-under 65 and tie Lovemark at the … Read More


Koepka holds off Woods to win PGA Championship

08 August, 2018 9:25 am 9:25 am

ST. LOUIS (Reuters) – Brooks Koepka fought off an inspired challenge from Tiger Woods to win the PGA Championship on Sunday, giving the big-hitting American his second major title this season. Koepka withstood stifling pressure and sweltering heat to card a four-under 66 good enough for a two-shot victory over Woods, who was chasing his … Read More


Woods and McIlroy toil but finish within striking distance

08 August, 2018 8:40 am 8:40 am

(Reuters) – Tiger Woods teased his fans with a hot start to his second round at the Bridgestone Invitational on Friday but could not maintain the run in a slightly disappointing day at a venue he has all but owned. Rory McIlroy also had his issues, misjudging several wedge shots but at day’s end both … Read More


British Open is his best chance of winning another major, Woods says

07 July, 2018 8:34 am 8:34 am

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (Reuters) – Tiger Woods says the British Open represents his best chance of winning another major championship, and with some “cleaner golf” this might be the week be breaks his decade-plus major drought. Golf – The 147th Open Championship – Carnoustie, Britain – July 17, 2018 Tiger Woods of the U.S. during a … Read More


Jacklin says Hoylake memories may serve to inspire Woods

07 July, 2018 8:55 am 8:55 am

LONDON (Reuters) – With Britain having basked in a tropical heatwave for the past month, Tiger Woods may be tempted to revisit the strategy he used for his memorable 2006 Open win at Hoylake when he competes in golf’s oldest major on Thursday. Woods spurned the driver 12 years ago, making best friends for the … Read More