Matsuyama holds on to win third straight tournament

Dec 5, 2016

Matsuyama holds on to win third straight tournament

Hideki Matsuyama was only 5 when he first saw Tiger Woods, watching that 1997 Masters victory on videotape. Even sweeter was standing next to Woods in his Sunday red shirt to receive yet another trophy. Right now, the Japanese star can’t seem to lose. ...

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 ...

Tiger makes long-awaited return to golf

Dec 2, 2016

Tiger makes long-awaited return to golf

Hardly looking like a player who had not competed in 466 days, Tiger Woods ran off three straight birdies with a variety of shots and was tied for the lead in the Hero World Challenge on Thursday as he approached the turn. Three shots ...

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 ...

Woods ends season without playing major

Jul 20, 2016

Woods ends season without playing major

Tiger Woods has shut it down for the rest of the professional golf season, bringing into question his playing future as the best golfer of his generation will be away from the sport for over a year when, and if, he returns. Woods, who ...

Jul 2, 2016

Tiger won't return at British Open

Tiger Woods is out of the British Open, the first time he has sat out three majors in one year. The R&A announcement that the 14-time major champion has withdrawn was not a surprise. Woods has not played in nearly a year as he ...

Jun 7, 2016

Tiger Woods writing book on 1997 Masters

Tiger Woods’ participation in next week’s U.S. Open remained in doubt on Monday, but the 14-time major champion announced he has another project on the go. Woods said in a statement on his website that he is writing a book about his historic victory ...