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Tiger Woods and how he became the Presidents Cup captain so soon

[ad_1] MELBOURNE, Australia -- The text popped up on his phone, and PGA Tour commissioner Jay Monahan had to contain his giddiness. Tiger Woods wanted to discuss being the U.S. Presidents Cup captain, meaning Monahan had to somehow play it cool while still digesting what he was reading.What once seemed a far-in-the-distance scenario appeared ready to occur in time for the 2019 Presidents Cup.How did we get here?Woods, about to
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Henrik Stenson fends off Tiger Woods, Jon Rahm to win Hero World Challenge

[ad_1] NASSAU, Bahamas -- Winless in more than two years, Henrik Stenson found himself in the middle of a wild chase to the finish Saturday with Tiger Woods and the elite in golf all around him.Five players had a chance to win in the final hour. Four had at least a share of the lead at one point.One swing changed everything."The shot of the day," Stenson said.He drilled a 5-wood
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Tiger Woods is everywhere in this President Cup

[ad_1] The role of Presidents Cup captain typically is reserved for players in the twilight of their careers. Nothing is typical about Tiger Woods. Six months after he was appointed U.S. captain, he won the Tour Championship and nearly captured the FedEx Cup. While picking out team uniforms and choosing vice captains, Woods won the Masters. As he was contemplating which four players to take as captain’s picks, he won
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Tiger Woods, Patrick Reed and all the big things to watch at the Hero World Challenge

[ad_1] NASSAU, Bahamas -- Patrick Reed not only wants to impress the boss, he wants to win his tournament -- and is on track to do so.Captain America, who stirred things up pretty good last year in France at the Ryder Cup and needed an at-large pick from captain Tiger Woods to be part of next week's U.S. team at the Presidents Cup, is doing nothing to disappoint through two
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Inconsistent Tiger Woods shoots 72 at Hero World Challenge

[ad_1] NASSAU, Bahamas -- There was a light moment on Wednesday afternoon at Albany Golf Club when Tiger Woods made it a point to let Justin Thomas know he had outdriven him, stopping dramatically to examine the younger golfer's ball and then walking ahead to his own.Woods, who will turn 44 on Dec. 30, got a kick out of upstaging his 26-year-old friend and golf rival during the opening round
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Woods defends Mickelson’s choice to play in Saudi Arabia

[ad_1] NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Tiger Woods is defending Phil Mickelson and other top players who have signed up for the second edition of the Saudi International. The European Tour, and the players who took part, came under scrutiny last year for staging an event in Saudi Arabia because of its human rights record, especially with the tournament taking place three months after the killing of journalist Jamal Kashoggi. Dustin
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Tiger Woods again declines hefty appearance fee to play in Saudi event

[ad_1] NASSAU, Bahamas -- Tiger Woods twice turned down offers to play in the controversial Saudi International tournament on the European Tour, but he defended Phil Mickelson's decision to play the event early next year.Woods, who begins play in the Hero World Challenge on Wednesday at Albany Golf Club, was offered in the neighborhood of $3 million to play the tournament each of the last two years. He declined."I just
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Tiger Woods and the decade since the fire hydrant

[ad_1] Tiger Woods had just celebrated his 33rd birthday, the days going by slowly as he endured rehabilitation from major knee surgery and attempted to reassemble the pieces of a golf swing that had won him the U.S. Open a few months earlier.The questions in early 2009 were about when he would return to competition, how his knee would respond and whether it would have any impact on his chase
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Tiger Woods, Jordan Spieth part of Hero Shot in Bahamas

[ad_1] Tiger Woods will be part of a six-man exhibition Monday to kick off the Hero World Challenge in the Bahamas.The "Hero Shot at Baha Mar" will see the players hit a 100-yard wedge shot to a moving target in a pool at the Baha Mar hotel, starting at 4 p.m. ET. Woods will be joined by Henrik Stenson, Jordan Spieth, Bryson DeChambeau, Gary Woodland and defending champion Jon Rahm.Players