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  • Tiger Woods gets new swing coach 3 days ago

    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...
  • Imperious Rory McIlroy moves one ahead at Valhalla August 9, 2014

    Louisville Kentucky: Rory McIlroy, helped by composed shotmaking and a stunning eagle on his ninth hole of the day, soared one stroke clear in the weatherhit second round of the PGA Championship at Valhalla Golf Club on Friday. The British Open champion, in pursuit of a third consecutive victory on the...
  • 'Into The Woods' trailer: Meryl Streep, Johnny Depp, Anna Kendrick are perfectly creepy and deliciously whimsical August 5, 2014

    Are you a fan of the fairy tales? Then you must see this trailer. 'Into the Woods' is a modern twist on the Brothers Grimm fairy tales, intertwining the plots of a few choice stories and exploring the consequences of the characters' wishes and quests. This musical follows the classic tales of...
  • Tiger Woods not yet ready to decide if he can play in PGA, says agent August 5, 2014

    Tiger Woods, his back again in pain, has not yet decided if he can play in the PGA Championship starting on Thursday in Kentucky, his agent said on Monday. The former world number one withdrew during Sunday's final round of the WGCBridgestone Invitational because of back pain and returned home to...
  • Rory McIlroy wins Bridgestone to claim world number one ranking August 4, 2014

    Rory McIlroy continued his dominating form when he won the WGCBridgestone Invitational by two strokes on Sunday and regained the world number one ranking, replacing Australia's Adam Scott. McIlroy made a sizzling start to the final round with three consecutive birdies to quickly erase a threestroke deficit and surge past Sergio...
  • Rory McIlroy and Woods deliver at British Open July 18, 2014

    Hoylake: Rory McIlroy had everything go his way on Thursday in the British Open. A lovely summer day in England with abundant sunshine and minimal wind allowed him to attack Royal Liverpool. He made half of his six birdies on the par 5s and kept bogeys off his card. And on...
  • Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods steal Hoylake show July 17, 2014

    Golfing gunslingers Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods sprayed Royal Liverpool with a barrage of birdie bullets to steal the show midway through the opening round of the 143rd British Open on Thursday. Northern Irishman McIlroy has developed a penchant for making fast starts and he did it yet again on a...
  • Tiger Woods drawn with Henrik Stenson and Angel Cabrera at Hoylake July 14, 2014

    Former world number one Tiger Woods has been drawn to play alongside twice major winner Angel Cabrera of Argentina and secondranked Swede Henrik Stenson in the first round of the British Open on Thursday. The trio will teeoff at 0904 local time at Royal Liverpool Golf Club, the R&A (Royal and...
  • Tiger Woods misses the cut at Congressional June 28, 2014

    Tiger Woods got the competition he wanted, even if it was only for two days. In his first tournament in more than three months because of back surgery, Woods made backtoback birdies around the turn at Congressional and was one shot off the cut line when it all fell apart...
  • Chalmers sets pace at Congressional, Woods toils June 27, 2014

    While Tiger Woods mainly struggled in his first competitive round in three months, Australian Greg Chalmers birdied his last three holes to seize control of the Quicken Loans National in Bethesda, Maryland on Thursday. Chalmers, at the age of 40 still seeking his first victory on the PGA Tour, fired a...
  • 'Rusty' Tiger Woods will return to competitive golf next week June 21, 2014

    Tiger Woods, out since late March after having back surgery, will return to competitive golf at next week's Quicken Loans National at Congressional Country Club in Bethesda, Maryland, the former world number one said on Friday. Woods said he expected to be rusty but was excited to be returning. "I've just started...
  • Comedian Tracy Morgan injured in fatal crash June 8, 2014

    New Brunswick: Actor and comedian Tracy Morgan was critically injured Saturday after a tractortrailer rammed into his chauffeured limousine bus, setting off a chainreaction crash that left a fellow comedian dead and two others seriously hurt, authorities said. A truck driver from Georgia was charged with death by auto in the...
  • Jack Nicklaus says Tiger Woods can win a record 19 majors, if healthy May 29, 2014

    Tiger Woods has endured a victory drought of almost six years at the majors but Jack Nicklaus remains convinced that the former world number one is capable of winning at least five more over the next decade, if he stays healthy. Woods, who has been sidelined from competitive golf since late...
  • Rehabbing Tiger Woods rules himself out of US Open May 29, 2014

    Threetimes champion Tiger Woods has ruled himself out of next month's US Open at Pinehurst in North Carolina as he recovers from back surgery, the second successive major championship he will miss this year. The former world number one has been sidelined from competitive golf since late March after requiring treatment...
  • Golf: Adam Scott six shots behind surprise leader at Colonial May 24, 2014

    Littleknown Brice Garnett took control of the Crowne Plaza Invitational in Texas on Friday as world number one Adam Scott ended a frustrating day on the greens with a long birdie putt at the last to finish six shots off the pace. Scott, who replaced Tiger Woods as golf's leading player...
  • Golf: Mixed start for Adam Scott at Colonial May 23, 2014

    Adam Scott's first competitive round as golf's topranked player featured two contrasting nines as he finished six strokes off the lead at the Crowne Plaza Invitational in Fort Worth, Texas on Thursday. The Australian, who dislodged Tiger Woods from the game's pinnacle on Monday, struggled to an outward fouroverpar 39 at...
  • Australian Adam Scott overtakes Tiger Woods as world No. 1 May 19, 2014

    Australia's Adam Scott has surpassed Tiger Woods as the number one player on the official world golf rankings, seizing the top spot despite not playing this past week. Scott, who spent the past 38 weeks as the second ranked player, has had chances to overtake Woods through high tournament finishes but...
  • Emma Thompson to feature in 'A Walk in the Woods' May 7, 2014

    Los Angeles: Actress Emma Thompson will be seen in 'A Walk in the Woods', a big screen adaptation of travel writer Bill Bryson's 1998 memoir. Thompson will star alongside actors Nick Offerman and Kristen Schaal in the film, reports contactmusic.com. Robert Redford originally considered directing after acquiring the film rights in 2005,...
  • Uncertain over return, Tiger Woods says recovery 'very slow' May 6, 2014

    World number one Tiger Woods says his recovery from back surgery has been a "very slow process" and he remains unsure over when he can return to competitive golf. Woods, who has won 14 majors, has been sidelined since going under the knife for a pinched nerve in his back at...
  • Jordan Spieth, Bubba Watson tied for lead at the Masters April 13, 2014

    Even without golf's biggest star, this suddenly is shaping up as a Masters for the ages. Jordan Spieth, playing a brand of big-time golf that belies his 20 years, kept his cool amid the chaos of Saturday at the Augusta National. He was too busy trying to handle a lightning-fast...
  • Tiger Wood's absence leaves 78th Masters wide open April 10, 2014

    As the first of the year's four majors, the Masters has always been keenly anticipated and this week's edition should be one of the most open in decades with the absence of world number one Tiger Woods. Former world number one Rory McIlroy has predicted that 70 players in the field...
  • Rehabilitating Woods could miss US Open, say surgeons April 5, 2014

    Tiger Woods could be sidelined from competitive golf for at least three months after undergoing back surgery, casting doubt over his participation in the June 12-15 US Open, say several leading sports surgeons. The world number one, whose back pain surfaced last year and intensified this season, will miss the Masters...
  • Emily Blunt to star in Denis Villeneuve's thriller, 'Sicario' April 4, 2014

    Los Angeles: 'The Devil Wears Prada' star Emily Blunt is in talks to star in Denis Villeneuve's 'Sicario'. The 31-year-old actress is lining up to star in the action thriller, reported Variety. The film will centre around a cop from Tucson, Arizona, who teams up with two mercenaries to cross the Mexican...
  • Palmer expects Tiger to be a force in future majors April 4, 2014

    Arnold Palmer said on Thursday he expects Tiger Woods to bounce back from his recent surgery for a pinched nerve in his back and once again challenge to win major championships. Palmer, a seven-time major champion, said that while he did not know the specific nature of the surgery he felt...
  • Tiger Woods to miss Masters after back surgery April 1, 2014

    Tiger Woods announced on Tuesday he would miss next week's Masters after undergoing back surgery for a pinched nerve that has troubled him for months. The world number one pulled out of his traditional Masters warm-up event in Florida last month and released a statement on his website on Tuesday saying...
  • Frustrated Tiger Woods says 'too soon' to make call on Masters March 24, 2014

    Tiger Woods is still no closer to knowing whether he will be able to play in next month's Masters as he struggles with back pain. The world number one withdrew from last week's Arnold Palmer Invitational in Florida because of his aching back and remains unsure if he will be fit...