Tiger Woods was one off the lead after 36 cuts (Image: GETTY) After the first two rounds, the leaderboard’s top 50 players - including ties - plus anyone within 10 strokes of the lead qualifies for weekend play. An astonishing 22 players were within four shots of the lead at the end 36-hole cut in what is setting up to be a thrilling fight for the green jacket. The 3-over cut line saw Danny Willett, Paul Casey and Sergio Garcia miss out - while world No 1 Justin Rose also dropped out of contention after following up an opening 75 with a round of 73. MASTERS 2019 DAY TWO HIGHLIGHTS - WHERE AND HOW TO WATCH At the end of round two there were five players tied for the lead, with Jason Day, Brooks Koepka, 2013 Masters winner Adam Scott, Louis Oosthuizen and Francesco Molinari all at 7-under after 36 holes. Related articles What Tiger Woods did after Masters halted by LIGHTNING siren Tiger Woods leaves Masters fans FUMING after ‘faking a leg injury’ Italian … [Read more...] about Masters 2019: Who made the cut and will Tiger Woods be playing at Augusta this weekend?
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ORLANDO – Paul Azinger was riding his motorcycle on a beach Monday when his pleasant drive came to a sudden halt. He had gotten word Tiger Woods had withdrawn from this week’s Arnold Palmer Invitational, citing a neck strain. Azinger’s journey back home wasn’t pleasing. “His neck issue, that’s a serious issue I feel,” Azinger said Friday at Bay Hill. “Because if your neck doesn’t flow the way you want, that’s trouble.” Woods is on the commitment list for next week’s Players Championship, the PGA Tour’s flagship event in northeast Florida. Woods has not declared if he’ll play and reserves the right to withdraw up to his tee time in the first round. Earlier this week, Rory McIlroy said he saw Woods receiving treatment before and after each round at the WGC-Mexico Championship three weeks ago and added that Woods was wearing KT Tape on his upper back. Azinger, the lead analyst for NBC and Golf Channel, … [Read more...] about Paul Azinger on Tiger Woods’ injury: ‘That’s a serious issue’
video ESPN host slams Tiger Woods over Trump comments Black Sphere executive editor Kevin Jackson on how ESPN host Max Kellerman criticized Tiger Woods over his response to questions about President Trump. The field at this year’s Arnold Palmer Invitational in Orlando, Florida, will have one less obstacle to one of the richest purses on the PGA Tour after Tiger Woods’ withdrawal earlier this week with a neck strain. Continue Reading Below Held at Bay Hill Club & Lodge, the 2019 edition of Palmer’s annual tournament has a total purse of $9.1 million and a winner’s share of $1.64 million, according to the Golf Channel. The prize ranks as one of the most lucrative of the year, outside of golf’s four major events. MORE ON THIS PACKERS STAR AARON RODGERS DONATES $1M TO CALIFORNIA WILDFIRES RECOVERY KAREEM ABDUL-JABBAR NBA MEMORABILIA AUCTION NETS $3M FOR CHARITY Woods, who has won at Bay Hill a record eight times, was expected to … [Read more...] about Arnold Palmer Invitational: $9.1M purse up for grabs after Tiger Woods injury
(CNN)Tiger Woods may have to battle a bit harder for his next major victory but a 15th title is "not out of the realms of possibility," according to one of his best friends Notah Begay. The former world No. 1 ended the 2018 season on a high with victory in the Tour Championship at East Lake for his first win in five years after overcoming four back surgeries. Follow @cnnsport Woods, who will turn 43 on December 26, took his tally of PGA Tour wins to 80, two behind the all-time record of Sam Snead, but it is Jack Nicklaus' record of 18 major titles that he has long coveted. Many thought his multiple back injuries had put paid to that, but Begay, Woods' college roommate at Stanford, says the pursuit of Nicklaus is back on the agenda. "I think now the first win is out of the way he is focused on getting off 14 [major wins] and on to 15," four-time PGA Tour winner Begay told CNN Sport. Read More "I do not think that's out of the realm of possibility." JUST WATCHED Tiger … [Read more...] about Tiger Woods on track for 15th major, says close friend Notah Begay
(CNN)Tiger Woods has won more tournaments than Phil Mickelson, won more majors and -- for the past two decades -- has been golf's marquee player. Bragging rights belong to Woods, one of the greatest golfers to ever play. But when the two get together as old men, Mickelson will be able to recall the day -- and night -- he outlasted Woods and took home a $9 million match-play payday. Phil Mickelson with his $9 million after defeating Tiger Woods. The two biggest names in men's golf over the past two decades faced off Friday for the first time in match play, with Mickelson edging his old rival Tiger Woods on the fourth extra hole. "My heart can't take much more," Mickelson said before complimenting his opponent. "A day like today isn't going to take anything away from his greatness. He's the greatest of all time, but just to have a little bit of smack talk for the coming years means a lot to me because I really don't have much on him." Read More Tiger Woods and Phil … [Read more...] about Phil Mickelson edges Tiger Woods to win $9 million event and the bragging rights to go with it