Tiger Woods

  • Tiger Woods plays 18 holes in practice at Augusta National 01-04-2015 09:14 AM

    The lingering 'will he play/won't he play?' scenario with Tiger Woods ahead of next week's Masters entered a new phase on Tuesday when the former world number one played a practice round at Augusta National. Woods' manager Mark Steinberg told Reuters that Woods had played 18 holes at the iconic...
  • Tiger Woods falls out of the top 100 in the world 30-03-2015 10:44 AM

    Virginia Water, England: For the first time since 1996, Tiger Woods is not among the top 100 golfers in the world ranking. Woods, who hasn't played since he withdrew from the Farmers Insurance Open on February 6, falls to No. 104 this week. The last time he was out of...
  • Tiger Woods will fall outside world's top 100 29-03-2015 01:12 PM

    Former world number one Tiger Woods will on Monday drop outside the top 100 in the rankings for the first time in more than 18 years. The 39-year-old American is down at number 96 and a world ranking official told Reuters that he is likely to slip to 102nd when...
  • Tiger Woods '50-50' for the Masters, says good friend Notah Begay 26-03-2015 11:48 AM

    As speculation mounts over whether a shockingly out-of-sorts Tiger Woods will be able to compete at next month's Masters, his good friend Notah Begay III rates his chances of taking part in the year's opening major as "50-50". Woods, a former world number one whose ranking has plummeted to 96th,...
  • Tiger Woods confident of 2016 Ryder Cup spot, says captain Davis Love III 25-03-2015 04:19 PM

    London: Former world number one Tiger Woods expects to be challenging for a place on the U.S. team for next year's Ryder Cup, according to skipper Davis Love III. In an interview with the BBC, Love said he was in regular contact with Woods and was not ruling him out,...
  • Arnold Palmer says confidence key for Tiger Woods 19-03-2015 10:37 AM

    Orlando: Tiger Woods needs to regain his early career confidence if he is to find his way back to the pinnacle of golf, US legend Arnold Palmer said Wednesday, a few weeks ahead of the Masters where Woods hopes to stage his return to the game. Speaking on the eve...
  • Tiger Woods to miss next week's Arnold Palmer Invitational 14-03-2015 09:48 AM

    Tiger Woods will skip next week's Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill in Orlando, leaving him with little time to sharpen his game enough for the year's first major, the April 9-12 Masters. But the former world number one says he still hopes to play in the Masters. Woods, who...
  • Masters countdown ticks fast for Tiger Woods 28-02-2015 10:27 AM

    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...
  • Struggling Tiger Woods to miss next week's Honda Classic 20-02-2015 09:51 AM

    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...
  • Tiger Woods will not compete in golf until 'tournament-ready' 12-02-2015 10:37 AM

    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...
  • Tiger Woods pulls out of Torrey Pines after 11 holes 06-02-2015 08:57 AM

    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...
  • Struggling Tiger Woods says focus is on being ready for Masters 05-02-2015 10:51 AM

    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...
  • Tiger Woods will have last laugh on critics, says rival Phil Mickelson 05-02-2015 10:30 AM

    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...
  • Tiger Woods now a subject of sympathy 04-02-2015 10:52 AM

    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...
  • Teenager Lydia Ko breaks Tiger Woods' record to become youngest world No. 1 golfer 01-02-2015 09:49 AM

    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...
  • Tiger Woods out of top 50 for 1st time in more than 3 years 01-02-2015 09:34 AM

    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...
  • Tiger Woods plunges into last place in Phoenix 31-01-2015 09:15 AM

    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...
  • Tiger Woods struggles as Keegan Bradley in early control 30-01-2015 11:12 AM

    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...
  • Tiger Woods loses a tooth while celebrating Lindsey Vonn's victory 20-01-2015 10:06 AM

    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...
  • Kapalua's elite formula under pressure to change 16-01-2015 08:46 AM

    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...
  • Arjun Atwal credits family, Tiger Woods for resurgence 23-12-2014 12:12 PM

    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...
  • Rehabilitated Tiger Woods heading toward his second billion 12-12-2014 07:05 AM

    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...
  • Golf: Jordan Spieth wins World Chellenge title, Tiger Woods joint 17th 08-12-2014 10:53 PM

    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...
  • Tiger Woods's triple bogey leaves him tied for last 08-12-2014 01:06 PM

    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...
  • Ailing Tiger Woods soldiers on at Hero World Challenge 07-12-2014 09:15 AM

    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...
  • Tiger Woods fights fever and form to shoot two-under 70 at World Challenge 06-12-2014 10:51 AM

    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...
  • Sardar Singh, James Rodriguez join Tiger Woods as Hero MotoCorp brand ambassadors 05-12-2014 08:46 PM

    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 05-12-2014 10:53 AM

    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...
  • Golf: Tiger Woods to test his back and new swing at Hero World Challenge 04-12-2014 11:01 AM

    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...
  • Golf in India is growing, says Tiger Woods 03-12-2014 06:13 PM

    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. ...