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Tiger Woods relates to Durant injury woe

Jun 12, 2019 - 10:57 AM

'It's an awful feeling. And no one can help you. That's the hard part,' says golf superstar Tiger Woods, who also suffered an Achilles injury in 2011

Tiger Woods sued over restaurant staffer's drink driving death – report

May 14, 2019 - 8:25 AM

Nicholas Immesberger's parents file a lawsuit against the golfer, seeking medical costs and funeral damages and other 'appropriate damages'

BETHPAGE, NEW YORK - MAY 13: Tiger Woods of the United States looks on during a practice round prior to the 2019 PGA Championship at the Bethpage Black course on May 13, 2019 in Bethpage, New York. Warren Little/Getty Images/AFP

Tiger Woods receives Presidential Medal of Freedom from Trump

May 07, 2019 - 9:13 AM

'I have tried to hang in there and I have tried to come back and play the great game of golf again,' says Tiger Woods

CORDIAL. Tiger Woods says it’s important to respect the office of the presidency, regardless of who happens to occupy the White House. Photo by Saul Loeb/AFP

Politics-shy Woods to be honored by Trump at White House

May 05, 2019 - 3:12 PM

The 43-year-old golf icon will be awarded with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, USA's highest civilian honor

RELATIONSHIP. Tiger Woods has shared the golf course with Donald Trump before and after he took office. Photo from PGA Tour's Twitter account (@PGATOUR)


Tiger Woods gunning for golf's major record

Apr 27, 2019 - 10:38 PM

The 43-year-old believes it is possible to catch Jack Nicklaus' record of 18 major titles

ROAR OF THE TIGER. Tiger Woods has now won 15 major titles following his victory for the ages in the Masters. Photo from PGA Tour's Twitter account (@PGATOUR)


Jordan says Tiger comeback 'greatest I have ever seen'

Apr 19, 2019 - 9:36 AM

'He's probably the only person who believed he could get back,' Michael Jordan says of fellow sporting great Tiger Woods

ICONS. Basketball legend Michael Jordan thinks there’s no telling now what golfing great Tiger Woods can do. Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images/AFP

‘Emotional’ Nadal inspired by Woods’ Masters triumph

Apr 16, 2019 - 12:17 PM

'He's probably my favorite sportsman in the world since a long time ago,' says Nadal about Woods

INSPIRED. Rafael Nadal is fueled to win his 12th Monte Carlo title. File photo by Oli Scarff/AFP

All hail Woods! Trump, Serena, Nicklaus join Tiger Twitter frenzy

Apr 15, 2019 - 8:52 PM

Big names sing praises for the 43-year-old golf icon for ending an 11-year major title drought following his triumph in the Masters Tournament

LEGEND. Tiger Woods wins his fifth Masters Tournament title at 43 years old. Photo from PGA Tour's Twitter account (@PGATOUR)


5 great sporting comebacks

Apr 15, 2019 - 3:46 PM

Tiger Woods joins the likes of legendary boxer Muhammad Ali and cyclist Greg LeMond with a comeback for the ages following his fifth Masters triumph

STILL GOT IT. Tiger Woods battles back from a two-year injury layoff for his first Masters Tournament title in 14 years. Photo from PGA Tour's Twitter account (@PGATOUR)


Epic Masters win a family affair for Tiger as dad, son

Apr 15, 2019 - 2:26 PM

The 43-year-old returns to peak golf form after battling chronic back pain for years that he even had trouble playing with his children

GREEN JACKET. Tiger Woods wins his fifth Masters Tournament championship. Photo from Masters Tournament's Twitter account (@TheMasters)


Tiger wins 15th major title with spectacular Masters victory

Apr 15, 2019 - 3:41 AM

The 43-year-old ends an 11-year major title drought to complete a fairytale comeback from scandal and injuries

NEVER TOO OLD. Tiger Woods rules the Masters Tournament for the first time in 14 years. Photo from Masters Tournament's Twitter account (@TheMasters)


Tiger Woods withdraws from Arnold Palmer over neck problem

Mar 05, 2019 - 3:58 PM

'Unfortunately due to a neck strain that I've had for a few weeks, I'm forced to withdraw from the Arnold Palmer Invitational,' tweets Woods

UNFORTUNATE. Tiger Woods misses his favorite hunting ground over the years. File photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images/AFP

WATCH: At 43, Tiger roars back

Dec 30, 2018 - 10:54 PM

As Tiger Woods turns 43 years old, here’s a look back at the incredible 2018 comeback of the golf superstar

SURGING TIGER. Still the most popular golf player in the world, Tiger Woods incredibly leaps from outside the top 1,000 in the rankings to world No. 13 in less than a year.  Photo by Glyn Kirk/AFP

U.S. powers into early Ryder Cup lead despite Tiger Woods defeat

Sep 28, 2018 - 10:51 PM

The United States squad posts a 3-1 lead over Europe after the opening session

BIG DRAW. US golfer Tiger Woods plays a tee shot during his fourball match on the first day of the 42nd Ryder Cup. Photo by Eric Feferberg/AFP

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Sep 24, 2018 - 9:11 PM

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Tiger Woods seals first win in 5 years with Tour Championship

Sep 24, 2018 - 7:49 AM

It was an emotional finale to a year which saw the golf superstar return to the highest level after he had once feared he may never play golf again

AGE JUST A NUMBER. Forty-two year old Tiger Woods proves he can still play at the highest level. Sam Greenwood/Getty Images/AFP


First win since 2013 in sight for Tiger Woods

Sep 23, 2018 - 9:28 AM

With just one round to go, Tiger Woods takes a three-shot lead at the Tour Championship

ON TOP. The 42-year-old Tiger Woods leads Rory McIlroy by three. Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images/AFP

Tiger Woods keeps share of Tour Championship lead

Sep 22, 2018 - 11:28 AM

The golf superstar inches closer to snapping a five-year winless drought

FOCUSED. Tiger Woods lines up a putt on the fifth green during the second round of the Tour Championship. Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images/AFP

Tiger Woods seizes share of early lead at Tour Championship

Sep 21, 2018 - 10:06 AM

Back in form, Tiger Woods finishes with an eagle to grab a share of the top spot

LEADER. Tiger Woods plays his shot from the 17th tee during the first round of the Tour Championship. Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images/AFP

Koepka holds off Woods to win 100th PGA Championship

Aug 13, 2018 - 10:26 AM

Koepka became only the 5th player to win the US Open and PGA Championship in the same year, joining Woods, Jack Nicklaus, Gene Sarazen and Ben Hogan

CHAMP. Brooks Koepka of the US poses with his girlfriend, Jena Sims, and the Wanamaker Trophy on the 18th green after winning the 2018 PGA Championshipat Bellerive Country Club in St Louis, Missouri. Photo by Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images/AFP

Spieth aims to retain British Open title but Woods lurks

Jul 22, 2018 - 11:15 AM

The defending champion shares the overall lead but Tiger Woods and a dozen others are still right in contention

ON TOP. US golfer Jordan Spieth says he's in 'good shape' for another title romp. Photo by Andy Buchanan/AFP

Tiger Woods moves into share of lead at British Open

Jul 22, 2018 - 12:40 AM

The 14-time major winner is right in contention at the top of a packed leaderboard

IN THE MIX. US golfer Tiger Woods watches his iron shot from the 5th tee during his third round of the British Open. Photo by Glyn Kirk/AFP

Tiger Woods: Open ‘best chance’ for 15th major

Jul 18, 2018 - 9:11 AM

After 3 years, the American golf star returns to The Open hoping to add to his majors haul

COMPETITIVE. Tiger Woods, whose last victory in The Open came in 2006, thinks he’s regaining his fire and form. Photo by Glyn Kirk/AFP

Reed edges Fowler, Spieth to capture Masters thriller

Apr 09, 2018 - 12:58 PM

Patrick Reed gets his first major title following an emotional battle that had spectators roaring

CHAMP. Patrick Reed is the new Masters champion. Photo Patrick Smith/Getty Images/AFP


I'm so sorry: 5 memorable sporting apologies

Mar 30, 2018 - 3:22 PM

Here are 5 high-profile incidents of athletes apologizing

ADMISSION. Photo illustration showing a woman watches on her computer as Oprah Winfrey interviews cyclist Lance Armstrong about doping while competing professionally in the sport, as seen from Washington, DC, on January 17, 2013. Photo by Saul Loeb/AFP

Tiger Woods optimistic for 2018, but schedule still unclear

Dec 30, 2017 - 1:04 PM

Tiger Woods says he'd 'love to play a full schedule in 2018'

BACK IN ACTION. Woods made an encouraging return to competition at the Hero World Challenge in the Bahamas in November. Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images/AFP

Tiger Woods makes solid return in Bahamas

Dec 01, 2017 - 12:27 PM

The 41-year-old, 14-time major champion Woods shoots down five birdies and two bogeys in an encouraging first outing since injury forced his withdrawal at the Dubai Desert Classic earlier this year

HE'S BACK. Tiger Woods of the United States reacts to his birdie on the eighth green during the first round of the Hero World Challenge at Albany, Bahamas on November 30, 2017 in Nassau, Bahamas. Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images/AFP

5 drugs found in Tiger Woods' system after arrest – police

Aug 15, 2017 - 11:37 AM

Police found 14 time golf major champion Tiger Woods asleep in his car and arrested him for reckless driving back in May

Tiger Woods will plead guilty to lesser driving charge, go on probation

Aug 10, 2017 - 1:58 AM

The golf legend will plead down to a lesser charge and go on probation

Tiger Woods found asleep at wheel, but passed breath test - police

May 31, 2017 - 12:13 PM

The 14 time major winner has blamed the DUI arrest on an adverse reaction to prescription medication

ARRESTED. Tiger Woods was woken up by a police officer but "blew zeroes" on a breathalyzer test indicating he hadn't been drinking. File photo by Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP

Tiger Woods arrested on driving under influence charge

May 30, 2017 - 12:18 AM

Golf superstar Tiger Woods is arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs

ARRESTED. Tiger Woods was arrested in Florida and released on his own recognizance. Handout / Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office / AFP

Tiger Woods impressed with how far Trump can hit at 70

Jan 06, 2017 - 11:14 AM

Tiger Woods played golf with the US President elect but didn t divulge the details of their conversations

MAKE TIGER GREAT AGAIN. US President-elect Donald Trump (L) greets Tiger Woods at the World Golf Championships-Cadillac Championship in 2013 as Eric Trump looks on. Woods has played golf with Trump as well as other US presidents George H. W. Bush, Bill Clinton and Barack Obama. File photo by Warren Little/Getty Images/AFP

Tiger Woods turns 41 with comeback plans for 2017

Dec 31, 2016 - 1:35 PM

In addition to finding his form Tiger Woods will face in 2017 a new generation of players such as top ranked Filipino Australian Jason Day

Tiger Woods of the United States hits his tee shot on the 13th hole during the final round of the Hero World Challenge at Albany, The Bahamas on December 4, 2016 in Nassau, Bahamas. Christian Petersen/Getty Images/AFP

5 things we learned from the return of Tiger Woods

Dec 05, 2016 - 3:54 PM

There were times when Tiger Woods looked ready to pit on the green jacket but the golf legend isn t quite back yet

RETURN TO THE LINKS. Tiger Woods returned to competitive golf in the Bahamas, and gave glimpses of his old self. Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images/AFP

Tiger Woods pulls out of golf comeback: 'I am not yet ready'

Oct 11, 2016 - 5:32 AM

The 14 time major winner says he needs more time before returning after more than a year away from golf

SIDELINED. Tiger Woods has pulled out of the Safeway Open, saying he's not yet ready for competitive golf. File photo by Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP

Is Tiger Woods ready to return? The golf world wants to know

Oct 10, 2016 - 1:09 PM

Nearing his 41st birthday 14 time major champion Tiger Woods still ignites interest like no other golfer

BACK ON THE GREENS. Tiger Woods will be playing his first competitive tournament since multiple back surgeries. The question is, will he be the same Tiger? Photo by Timothy A. Clary/AFP

Tiger Woods an inspiration for Aussie star Jason Day

Jul 12, 2016 - 3:16 PM

The friendship between Woods and Day has grown over the past year and the Fil Aussie golfer admits he regularly turns to the 14 time major champion for advice

 Photos by TANNEN MAURY/EPA

Tiger Woods' ex-caddy says he felt like 'slave'

Nov 02, 2015 - 3:07 PM

Steve Williams writes in a book that Tiger Woods had a bad temper and had a habit of spitting at the hole if he missed a putt

SLAVE? Former caddy Steve Williams reveals in a book some of Tiger Woods' tendencies and how he felt like a 'slave'. In this file photo, Williams (left) is still beside Woods as a caddy during the second practice day of the 2009 Presidents Cup at Harding Park Golf Course in San Francisco. Photo by MATT CAMPBELL/EPA

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Tiger Woods roars with lowest opening round since 2012

Aug 21, 2015 - 3:44 AM

Tiger Woods missed the cut at last week s PGA Championship but 7 birdies and a bogey in the opening round of the Wyndham Championship has him comfortable at 6 under par

Tiger Woods, seen during round 1 of the PGA Championship last week, is looking better after the first round of the Wyndham Championship. Photo by Tannen Maury/EPA

Golf: Spieth takes first major with historic Masters win

Apr 13, 2015 - 8:19 AM

21 year old Jordan Spieth claims the green jacket symbolic of Masters supremacy and the top prize of 1 8 million at the 10 million event by denying two of golf s top major champions another crown

HISTORIC TRIUMPH. Jordan Spieth of the US wears his green jacket after winning the 2015 Masters Tournament at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia, USA, 12 April 2015. Erik S. Lesser/EPA

Charlie Sifford, breaker of PGA Tour's color barrier, dies at 92

Feb 05, 2015 - 2:53 AM

Charlie Sifford the first African American golfer on the US PGA Tour and in the World Golf Hall of Fame has died aged 92

Charlie Sifford, who first broke golf's color barrier and later served as a mentor to Tiger Woods, has died at age 92. Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images/AFP

Tiger Woods confirms return to Phoenix after 14 years

Jan 10, 2015 - 10:46 PM

Woods has not played in the tournament known for rowdy fans and loud cheers since a spectator tossed an orange onto a green while he was putting

BACK TO PHOENIX. US golfer Tiger Woods will play later this month at the PGA Phoenix Open. Photo by Michael Reynolds/EPA

NBA star LeBron, golf icon Woods celebrate birthdays

Dec 31, 2014 - 2:58 PM

Woods who turned 39 is chasing the all time record of 18 majors while James who turned 30 has won two NBA titles with Miami

HAPPY BIRTHDAY! Two of the world's biggest sports stars LeBron James and Tiger Woods celebrate their birthdays on December 30. Photos by Rhona Wise and Larry W. Smith/EPA

McIlroy wins dramatic shootout to take PGA title

Aug 11, 2014 - 3:07 PM

McIlroy is the first man to win two majors in a row or in the same year since Ireland s Padraig Harrington took the British Open and PGA in 2008

YOUNG LEGEND. Rory Mcllroy, after winning the PGA title, becomes the 4th youngest man to win his 4th major. File photo by Toussaint Kluiters/EPA