SAINT-QUENTIN-EN-YVELINES, France (AP) — Already the most intense competition in golf, the Ryder Cup doesn’t need help to boost the excitement. Tiger Woods managed to take it to another level. He looked like the Woods of old by leading the final 36 holes of the Tour Championship, not letting anyone near him until it was too late, a vintage performance made all the more remarkable by four back surgeries and a future that looked bleak only a year ago. Woods was a vice captain at the Presidents Cup a year ago this week and said he envisioned a scenario where he never returned to competition. One PGA Tour event into his return, Jim Furyk selected him as a vice captain for the Ryder Cup.And then he picked him for the team. And then Woods won for the first time in more than five years. “It’s obviously a nice buzz for our team,” Furyk said Monday, a few hours after the American charter plane landed in Paris. The entire U.S. team was on a charter that arrived in … [Read more...] about Tiger Woods winning adds to Ryder Cup buzz
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April 14 (UPI) -- Tiger Woods, who battled back from multiple surgeries and a personal scandal, completed a remarkable comeback to capture his fifth win in the Masters tournament Sunday at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga. NFL players from around the league watched Woods' historic turnaround and showed the star golfer support on social media. Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes, much like the patrons at the event, was in disbelief about Woods' win.Can’t believe it man! 🐯🐯🐯 RELATED Masters 2019: Bettor wins $1.19 million on Tiger Woods' green jacket win— Patrick Mahomes II (@PatrickMahomes) April 14, 2019 New England Patriots star quarterback Tom Brady, who won his fifth Super Bowl championship last season, joked about reaching Woods' career titles mark. Woods' win at Augusta National was his 15th career major title and first since 2008. After Sunday's victory, Woods trails only the legendary Jack Nicklaus, who has 18 career major … [Read more...] about NFL players react to Tiger Woods’ fifth Masters win
Tiger Woods: What are his chances at Masters 2019? (Image: GETTY) Golf icon Tiger Woods is a 14-time major champion and won the first of those at Augusta National way back in 1997. The American also has 13 top-10 finishes at the prestigious event in 19 appearances as a professional. However, Woods recently had to withdraw from the Arnold Palmer Invitational, an event he has won eight times, due to a neck problem. And with his long list of injuries in recent years, a fifth green jacket would seem out of reach. Related articles Tiger Woods fans urge superstar to QUIT golf after HORROR hole Tiger Woods walks fitness tightrope as Match Play offers stern test As we draw closer the 2019 edition of the Masters, Woods continues to fall down the rankings. The 43-year-old finished tied-30th at the Players Championship two weeks ago and dropped from world No 11 to No 13. He later dropped another place in the rankings to No 14 after skipping the Valspar Championship at Innisbrook Resort. … [Read more...] about Tiger Woods: Will he WIN the Masters this year? Could it be Woods’ year?
With the 2018 Masters Tournament kicking off this week, Tiger Woods is making a much-anticipated return to the spotlight. With Woods back on the scene, many are wondering if he is here to stay. The 42-year-old pro golfer has been out of the game recently because of the back injuries that hurt him for a few years. Now that he seems fully recovered, Woods is coming in hot in the pro golf scene. While his professional golf career was on the rocks and on the path to retirement, Woods keeps his fans on his feet with his return. Coming in second in the Valspar Championship, Woods surprised the crowd, proving that he still has what it takes to compete. But this is not the first time that Tiger Woods has wowed the crowd. Through his 79 PGA Tour wins and 14 majors, it is easy to say that Woods was a force to be reckoned with. His returning performance is promising for Woods, but only time will tell. Whether he is here to stay or chooses to continue these guest appearances on the fairway, here … [Read more...] about Tiger Woods’ Comeback Tour: His Greatest Moments
(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