Feb 16, 2017

Tiger in too much pain for news conference

Back spasms not only kept Tiger Woods from playing at Riviera, they forced him to withdraw from a news conference. Woods, the unofficial host of the Genesis Open, pushed his news conference back until Wednesday and then canceled it. The tournament said in a ...

Feb 11, 2017

Tiger pulls out of two more events

Tiger Woods pulled out of his next two tournaments because of ongoing back problems, a somber outlook for a 14-time major champion whose comeback barely lasted three tournaments before another setback. Woods said Friday on his website that he was still coping with back ...

Feb 3, 2017

Tiger withdraws from Dubai Desert Classic

Former world No. 1 Tiger Woods has pulled out of the Dubai Desert Classic ahead of his second round because of a back problem, the European Tour said on Friday. The American 14-time major champion, now ranked 666th after his long injury layoff due ...

Feb 2, 2017

Tiger awed by Federer's longevity

Tiger Woods is looking to old friend Roger Federer for some inspiration. The 40-year-old American hasn’t won a major since 2008, while the 35-year-old Federer claimed his 18th Grand Slam title on Sunday at the Australian Open, beating Rafael Nadal in the final in ...

Tiger misses cut by four shots

Jan 28, 2017

Tiger misses cut by four shots

Tiger Woods’ long-awaited PGA Tour comeback came to an abrupt end at the Farmers Insurance Open on Friday as the former world No. 1 tumbled out of the tournament after missing the cut. Woods started the day at Torrey Pines Golf Course needing a ...

Matsuyama tied for lead with Johnson; Tiger 6 back

Dec 3, 2016

Matsuyama tied for lead with Johnson; Tiger 6 back

Hideki Matsuyama, making the most of a hot putter, shot a five-under par 67 Friday to match U.S. Open champion Dustin Johnson for the lead at the Hero World Challenge. Sixth-ranked Matsuyama, coming off three Asian triumphs in the past six weeks, moved even ...

Matsuyama sets sights on major

Oct 31, 2016

Matsuyama sets sights on major

Hideki Matsuyama set his sights firmly on winning a major after destroying a world-class field to become the first Asian to win a World Golf Championship at the weekend. The 24-year-old Matsuyama finished on 23 under par to win by seven shots — the ...

Matsuyama dominates in Shanghai for third PGA tour title

Oct 30, 2016

Matsuyama dominates in Shanghai for third PGA tour title

Hideki Matsuyama waved to a cheering crowd from the top balcony of a corporate suite over the 18th green at Sheshan International, where moments earlier he finished up a thorough beating of a world-class field in the HSBC Champions. He never felt higher. His ...

Oct 21, 2016

Tiger still targeting Nicklaus' mark

Tiger Woods says he still believes he can beat Jack Nicklaus’ record of 18 major victories despite the injury layoff that has left him sidelined for more than a year. The 40-year-old former world No. 1 told TV program “Charlie Rose: This Week on ...

Tiger set to return after layoff

Oct 8, 2016

Tiger set to return after layoff

Tiger Woods confirmed Friday that he will return to action in California next week after a 14-month absence as he attempts to resurrect his flagging career. The 14-time major winner has not played since August 2015, undergoing surgery late last year to cure a ...