Trump awards medal to Tiger Woods, calls him ‘true legend’

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump awarded golfer Tiger Woods the nation’s highest civilian honor on Monday, describing the 43-year-old as a “true legend” who transformed golf and then fought through years of injury to return to the sport’s summit. Trump awarded Woods with the Presidential Medal of Freedom. He’s the fourth golfer to earn […]

Tiger Woods makes Masters his 15th and most improbable major

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Tiger Woods blazing to victory in his Sunday red at the Masters, a scene once so familiar, was never more stunning. It was only two years ago at Augusta National that Woods needed a nerve block just to hobble upstairs to the Champions Dinner, unsure he would ever play another round […]

Woods in final group at Sunday Masters, 2 shots behind leader Molinari

Augusta, Georgia (AP) – Francesco Molinari was one many players who enjoyed the conditions at Augusta National during a birdie barrage in the third round of the Masters. The Italian shot a bogey-free, 6-under 66 and has a two-shot lead going into Sunday’s final round. He’s at 13-under for the tournament. Tiger Woods (67) and Tony […]

Tiger makes a Masters logjam look even larger

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Tiger Woods ran into the long leg of the law and escaped with a most unlikely birdie. He just couldn’t take the next step — one more birdie on a back nine filled with so many chances — to join the largest 36-hole logjam in Masters history. Golf’s best worked their […]

Woods meets his match in Lucas Bjerregaard at Match Play

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The conditions were severe. The high stakes put a premium on every shot down the stretch. Tiger Woods was in his element. Only this time, he was a spectator. Woods finally met his match Saturday in the Dell Technologies Match Play, and it wasn’t Rory McIlroy. Lucas Bjerregaard delivered the clutch […]

Woods gets elevated status at Riviera, now wants victory

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tiger Woods and his TGR Foundation took over the Genesis Open at Riviera two years ago, and now the PGA Tour is elevating it to the same status as tournaments hosted by Jack Nicklaus and the late Arnold Palmer. Still to be determined is whether Woods can actually win the one […]

Koepka takes 2-shot lead at PGA and goes for another major

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Brooks Koepka sometimes gets ignored on television in the list of notable scores. In the gym, he gets overlooked by Dustin Johnson There is no mistaking him in a major. Koepka bullied rain-softened Bellerive on Saturday in the PGA Championship, building a five-shot lead until he had to scramble to avoid […]

Spieth part of 3-way tie for British lead as Woods lurks

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) — Jordan Spieth has a share of the lead in the British Open and a big edge in experience. Still only 24, he already has won three majors and his name is the last one etched on the base of the silver claret jug. One name in the mix makes it all […]