TIGER WOODS

  • Masters countdown ticks fast for Tiger Woods 10 hours 16 minutes ago

    As the clock counts down for the April 9-12 Masters, fans, players and medical experts continue to speculate on whether a shockingly out-of-sorts Tiger Woods will be able to compete at the year's opening major. Woods missed the Masters last year for the first time in his career after being advised...
  • Struggling Tiger Woods to miss next week's Honda Classic February 20, 2015

    Pacific Palisades, California: Tiger Woods will skip next week's Honda Classic at Palm Beach Gardens in Florida, raising questions about his prospects of competing in the year's first major, the April 9-12 Masters. Woods, who had back surgery last year, has played just two PGA Tour events this season and said...
  • Tiger Woods will not compete in golf until 'tournament-ready' February 12, 2015

    Tiger Woods does not plan to return to the PGA Tour until he feels his game is "tournament-ready," the American former world number one said on Wednesday. The 14-times major champion, who had back surgery last year, withdrew from last week's Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines, his second start of...
  • Tiger Woods pulls out of Torrey Pines after 11 holes February 6, 2015

    Former world number one Tiger Woods withdrew from the opening round of the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines on Thursday after 11 holes, having suffered from a stiff back. Woods, who underwent back surgery last year, was in obvious discomfort from the outset of his round after being forced to...
  • Struggling Tiger Woods says focus is on being ready for Masters February 5, 2015

    Tiger Woods coming off his worst score as a professional, was not overly concerned with his less-than-stellar pro-am showing on Wednesday, saying instead he is focused on peaking in time for the Masters. Rather than talking up his chances of winning his 80th PGA Tour event at this week's Farmers Insurance...
  • Tiger Woods will have last laugh on critics, says rival Phil Mickelson February 5, 2015

    Tiger Woods may be coming off his worst round as a professional but longtime rival Phil Mickelson said on Wednesday the 14-times major champion will have the last laugh on critics suggesting he has the yips. Mickelson said it is only a matter of time before Woods, who is struggling in...
  • Tiger Woods now a subject of sympathy February 4, 2015

    San Diego: No one can recall these kinds of odds for Tiger Woods at any tournament, certainly not one at Torrey Pines. He is listed at 50-to-1, which prompted a question that was even more shocking than the odds. Was that to win? Or to make the cut? Perhaps even more telling...
  • Teenager Lydia Ko breaks Tiger Woods' record to become youngest world No. 1 golfer February 1, 2015

    Seventeen-year-old Lydia Ko of New Zealand became the youngest golfer to hold top spot in the world rankings by tying for second place at the LPGA season-opening Coates Golf Championship in Ocala, Florida, on Saturday. American Tiger Woods was previously the youngest golfer to become world number one when he did...
  • Tiger Woods out of top 50 for 1st time in more than 3 years February 1, 2015

    Scottsdale: Tiger Woods, coming off an 82 for his worst round as a pro, will be out of the top 50 in the world ranking for the first time in more than three years. And if he doesn't turn his game around quickly, he will be ineligible for a World Golf...
  • Tiger Woods plunges into last place in Phoenix January 31, 2015

    Tiger Woods plunged into last place after a disastrous eight-over-par 44 over his first nine holes in the second round of the Waste Management Phoenix Open on Friday. Playing in only his second tournament in five months after enduring back problems for much of last year, the former world number one...
  • Tiger Woods struggles as Keegan Bradley in early control January 30, 2015

    Arizona: While Tiger Woods struggled in his first PGA Tour start of the season, Keegan Bradley birdied four of his last eight holes to seize an early one-shot lead at the Waste Management Phoenix Open on Thursday. Bradley, who recently switched back from a long to a short putter, produced a...
  • Tiger Woods loses a tooth while celebrating Lindsey Vonn's victory January 20, 2015

    Tiger Woods lost a front tooth after being hit in the face by a video camera while watching girlfriend Lindsey Vonn take a record 63rd World Cup Alpine ski win in Italy on Monday, according to his agent. The former world number one surprised Vonn when he turned up in the...
  • Kapalua's elite formula under pressure to change January 16, 2015

    Kapalua: For almost two decades, the PGA Tour's opening event of the year has been held on the picturesque Hawaiian island of Maui with a winners-only field, an elite aspect tournament director Nancy Cross wants to retain. The absence in recent seasons of top drawcards such as Tiger Woods and reigning...
  • Arjun Atwal credits family, Tiger Woods for resurgence December 23, 2014

    Singapore: Indian golfer Arjun Atwal credited his friendship with Tiger Woods and the strong family support for restoring his former glory after he won the Dubai Open on Sunday. Victory at the inaugural $500,000 Asian Tour event was especially sweet for the 41-year-old as it has been four years since his...
  • Rehabilitated Tiger Woods heading toward his second billion December 12, 2014

    His goal of 18 majors is in serious doubt, but five years after his precipitous fall from grace a rehabilitated Tiger Woods is entering the next phase of his career heading toward making another billion. Five years after driving into a fire hydrant in front of a neighbour's house in Isleworth,...
  • Golf: Jordan Spieth wins World Chellenge title, Tiger Woods joint 17th December 8, 2014

    Jordan Spieth became the youngest champion of the Hero World Challenge with a six-under 66 on the final round that took him to a tournament record 26-under 262 and gave him a victory by 10 shots at Isleworth Golf and Country Club Sunday. The win took Spieth once again into top-10...
  • Tiger Woods's triple bogey leaves him tied for last December 8, 2014

    Tiger Woods stumbled with another case of yips on his chip shots, taking a triple bogey that consigned him to a last-place tie in the World Challenge on Sunday. Woods, plagued by chipping disasters in this comeback tournament from a four-month absence, chunked two chip shots and then sent another racing...
  • Ailing Tiger Woods soldiers on at Hero World Challenge December 7, 2014

    Tournament host Tiger Woods battled nausea and fever but soldiered through the third round of the Hero World Challenge to shoot a three-under-par 69 at Isleworth on Saturday. Woods, in last place in the 18-player field, coughed repeatedly into a towel and vomited along the third fairway, but carried on in...
  • Tiger Woods fights fever and form to shoot two-under 70 at World Challenge December 6, 2014

    Tiger Woods shook off the effects of a fever and caught fire on the back nine before a last-hole stumble as he shot a two-under 70 in Friday's rain-interrupted second round of the World Challenge. "I wasn't feeling my best, that's for sure," said Woods, who ran a temperature of 102...
  • Sardar Singh, James Rodriguez join Tiger Woods as Hero MotoCorp brand ambassadors December 5, 2014

    The two-wheeler giant continues to add to its brand power with top names from the sporting world as its ambassadors, including India hockey captain Sardar Singh. ...
  • Tiger Woods at a loss to explain first-round flop at Isleworth December 5, 2014

    Tiger Woods was at a loss to explain his latest struggles after an error-strewn return to competitive golf on Thursday at the Isleworth course he knows like the back of his hand. The former world number one sputtered to a five-over 77 in the opening round of the Hero World Challenge...
  • Golf: Tiger Woods to test his back and new swing at Hero World Challenge December 4, 2014

    Orlando: A brand new swing and a fit-again back would both be put through a stringent test when celebrated golfer Tiger Woods makes a comeback at the Hero World Challenge against a highly competitive field, which includes six Major winners. The 38-year-old has not played since August 8, after missing the...
  • Golf in India is growing, says Tiger Woods December 3, 2014

    Iconic golfer Tiger Woods, who signed a four-year deal with HeroMoto Corp as their global brand ambassador, said India is a sports mad country and juniors here understand golf. ...
  • Reception in India was phenomenal: Tiger Woods December 3, 2014

    Left pleasantly surprised by the warm reception he received in India earlier this year, American golfer Tiger Woods on Wednesday said the response to his maiden trip was nothing short of phenomenal. Woods, one of the most successful golfers the game has ever seen, visited Delhi on the invitation of Hero...
  • Pawan Munjal proud to have Tiger Woods on board December 2, 2014

    Munjal, who is the Vice Chairman, CEO and Managing Director of the Hero Motocorp, is proud to have Tiger Woods on board as the global brand ambassador of the company. ...
  • Tiger Woods gets new swing coach November 23, 2014

    Miami: Former World No.1 golfer Tiger Woods said that he has named Chris Como as new swing coach. Como is the fourth swing coach for Woods since the American turned professional in 1996, reports Xinhua. "Happy to have Chris Como consulting and working with me on my swing," Woods tweeted on Saturday. ...
  • Tiger Woods returns to competitive golf at Hero World Challenge November 18, 2014

    New Delhi: The Hero World Challenge - the premier PGA TOUR event hosted by the Tiger Woods Foundation - will tee-off at the Isleworth Golf & Country Club in Orlando, Florida from December 4 to 7 this year. The world's top 18 golfers, including 14-time major champion Woods, will participate in...
  • John Daly wants Tiger Woods or Phil Mickelson as Ryder Cup player-captain November 14, 2014

    John Daly has rubbished the formation of a task force to examine ways of improving the dire recent run of the US Ryder Cup team, urging his country to appoint Tiger Woods or Phil Mickelson as player-captain. Daly, winner of the 1995 British Open and 1991 US PGA Championship, has never...
  • Tiger Woods doubts he could have won a point at Ryder Cup August 19, 2014

    Tiger Woods made himself unavailable for the US Ryder Cup team because he did not think he could win a point in the matches, the former world number one said on Tuesday. The 38yearold American was sidelined for three months after having back surgery in March. His form this year would have...
  • Tiger Woods pulls out of US Ryder Cup consideration August 14, 2014

    Tiger Woods removed himself from consideration for the Ryder Cup team on Wednesday evening with a clear message that he is not healthy enough to play. One day after US captain Tom Watson said he trusted Woods to give him the "straight skinny" on the condition of his back injury and...