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Woods needs good week, good health to make it to East Lake

[ad_1] MEDINAH, Ill. (AP) — The course is familiar to Tiger Woods. The circumstances are not. Medinah is where Woods buried that 8-foot par putt on the 17th hole in 1999 to win the PGA Championship for the first time by holding off teenage Sergio Garcia. He returned to Medinah in 2006 and won the PGA Championship again, this time making history as the only player to win multiple majors
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Woods shows up in Chicago, has work to do to reach Atlanta

[ad_1] MEDINAH, Ill. (AP) — The mild oblique strain that Tiger Woods cited when he withdrew after one round of FedEx Cup playoffs was feeling good enough that he flew to the Chicago area Tuesday to give it a try in the BMW Championship. Woods arrived mid-afternoon, did some media with partner Golf TV, had treatment and then headed to the putting green. He won the PGA Championship twice at
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Woods withdraws from Northern Trust, citing oblique strain

[ad_1] JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Tiger Woods has withdrawn from the opening FedEx Cup playoff event with what he calls a mild oblique strain. Woods opened with a 75 on Thursday in The Northern Trust. He says his oblique muscle caused him mild pain and he went for treatment Friday morning. He says it wasn’t enough for him to play the second round Friday afternoon. It’s the first time
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What’s really wrong with Tiger Woods? His game, his body or both?

[ad_1] JERSEY CITY, N.J. -- Tiger Woods looks like a guy who hasn't play much golf. Not tournament golf, which has been widely documented. Any golf.And that's not good.After a summer of indifference that included just four tournaments, two missed cuts, a lengthy overseas vacation and some lingering back issues, Woods figured to be ready to go for a three-week sprint in the FedEx Cup playoffs.Instead, he could not have
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McIlroy, Koepka, Woods frustrated with slow play

[ad_1] JERSEY CITY, N.J. -- Rory McIlroy wants to see players penalized with fewer warnings. Brooks Koepka wonders why golfers just can't be ready when it's their turn. And Tiger Woods shook his head, lamenting a problem he has seen going back to his earliest days in the game.Slow play.It has gotten a good bit more attention recently as Koepka, the No. 1-ranked player in the world, has become outspoken
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Tiger Woods has effect on Thai sports like few others

[ad_1] JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Tiger Woods‘ first vacation to Thailand was a lot different than when he goes there for work. “No one knew who I was,” Woods said Wednesday with a smile. That might be true when no one’s trying to bother him at a resort with his mother, children and girlfriend. Still, there’s no question Woods is one of Thailand’s most lauded sports heroes. His mother
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Woods rested, back not entirely ready for FedEx Cup playoffs

[ad_1] JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Tiger Woods is plenty rested going into the FedEx Cup playoffs. Whether he’s ready is day to day. Woods stopped hitting full shots on the back nine of Liberty National on Wednesday during his pro-am round for The Northern Trust, a precautionary move during a year in which he repeatedly has said he can’t always predict how his back is going to feel. “Just
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The Latest: A bogey-bogey finish and early exit for Woods

[ad_1] PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — The Latest on the British Open (all times local): 3:15 p.m. Tiger Woods is headed home early from the British Open. Woods began the back nine at Royal Portrush with two birdies and had a chance to post a good score at 3 under through 11 holes. But that was his last birdie, and he closed with two straight bogeys for 1-under 70. He
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Woods tries not to make it a short week at Royal Portrush

[ad_1] PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — Tiger Woods arrived at Royal Portrush on Sunday morning. Now he tries to avoid leaving Friday afternoon from the British Open. Woods, Rory McIlroy and others who got off to a rugged start faced a daunting task trying to make the cut on a links course with ever-changing conditions and a steady challenge. Woods didn’t make a birdie until the 15th hole in his