Tiger Woods returns to Florida to recover from car crash

Jupiter, Florida (AP), March 17 – Tiger Woods is back at home in Florida to resume his recovery from career-threatening leg injuries he suffered when his SUV ran off a road and down a hill in the Los Angeles suburbs last month. “Happy to report that I am back home and continuing my recovery,” Woods […]

BREAKING NEWS! Tiger Woods seriously injured in California car crash

BREAKING NEWS! Tiger Woods seriously injured in California car crash

Image: A vehicle rests on its side after a rollover accident involving golfer Tiger Woods along a road in the Rancho Palos Verdes section of Los Angeles on Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021. Woods suffered leg injuries in the one-car accident and was undergoing surgery, authorities and his manager said. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu) LOS ANGELES […]

PGA, NFL stars attract nearly 6 million viewers in TV match

ATLANTA (AP) — Two of the biggest names from the PGA Tour and the NFL proved to be must-see TV. Turner Sports said the Sunday telecast of “The Match: Champions for Charity” attracted an average of 5.8 million viewers across four of its networks. Turner says it was the most-watched golf telecast in cable TV […]

Woods’ comeback at Masters named AP Sports Story of the Year

Augusta, Georgia (AP) – A green jacket. A heart-melting embrace. A stirring return to the top of golf by one of the sport’s all-time greats. In choosing Tiger Woods’ victory at the Masters as The Associated Press sports story of the year, voters went with the uplifting escape of a great comeback over options that […]

Tiger Woods ties Sam Snead’s record of 82 PGA Tour wins

INZAI CITY, Japan (AP) — Tiger Woods shrugged off an early bogey Monday to win the Zozo Championship and tie Sam Snead’s PGA Tour record of 82 victories. The 43-year-old American returned Monday to play the final seven holes in the rain-hit tournament, completing a 3-under 67 to beat local favorite Hideki Matsuyama by three […]

Rafael Nadal looks good at US Open, and Tiger Woods approves

NEW YORK (AP) — Locked in a tight test at the U.S. Open, Rafael Nadal conjured up an over-the-shoulder, back-to-the-net flick of a volley winner that he celebrated with a leap and punch of the air. If that wasn’t the shot of the match, then surely this was, a couple of points later: a cross-court […]

Lowry, Holmes share Open lead as McIlroy leaves with cheers

PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — Everyone in the massive grandstand rose to cheer and celebrate a bold performance by Rory McIlroy, who longed for such support and affection on his walk toward his final hole at Royal Portrush in the British Open. Except this was Friday. And now McIlroy can only watch on the weekend […]

Woodland gouges out a birdie and leads by 2 at US Open

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Gary Woodland was playing so well Friday in the U.S. Open that he didn’t want to give away any shots. He wound up stealing one at the end for another record at Pebble Beach and a 36-hole lead for the second time in the last four majors. Woodland kept bogeys […]

Rose birdies last 3 holes to lead Open, while Woods seems in the hunt

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Justin Rose is the leader after the first round of the U.S. Open, with birdies on the last three holes to tie the Open scoring record at Pebble Beach with a 6-under 65. The 2011 Open champion has a one-shot lead over four players, including early starter Rickie Fowler. Rose tied […]

Patrick Cantlay rallies from 4 back to win the Memorial

DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) — Patrick Cantlay got another handshake with Jack Nicklaus, this time as the Memorial winner. Starting four shots behind, Cantlay closed with an 8-under 64 for a two-shot victory Sunday. It was the lowest final round by a winner in tournament history, and it moved the 27-year-old Californian into the top 10 […]