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Emotional Woods wins for first time in five years as Rose takes $10m Tour jackpot

Emotional Woods wins for first time in five years as Rose takes $10m Tour jackpot

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Tour Championship final-round leaderboard (US unless stated)-11 T Woods; -9 B Horschel; -7 D Johnson; -6 H Matsuyama (Jpn), W Simpson, J Rose (Eng); -5 R Fowler, J Thomas, X Schauffele, R McIlroy (NI)Selected others: -4 T Fleetwood (Eng), P Casey (Eng); -3 T Finau; -1 B DeChambeau; +13 P MickelsonFull leaderboardAn emotional Tiger Woods completed an astonishing comeback to win the season-ending Tour Championship by two shots and record his first win in five years.The 42-year-old's victory in Atlanta was his 80th PGA Tour title - only fellow American Sam Snead has more - but his first since August 2013.Less than a year ago he was 1,199 in the world after spinal fusion surgery - the latest of multiple operations....
The Open Championship 2018: Jordan Spieth shares three-way lead as Tiger Woods lurks in chasing pack

The Open Championship 2018: Jordan Spieth shares three-way lead as Tiger Woods lurks in chasing pack

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round-up Jordan Spieth shares three-way lead as Tiger Woods lurks in chasing pack at The Open talkSPORT 2 is broadcasting ball-by-ball coverage of golf’s oldest major professional tournament, The Open. Jordan Spieth will take a share of the lead into the final round of the 147th Open Championship as he looks to become the first back-to-back winner for a decade. Spieth shot six under on day three But he could get the battle with Tiger Woods he has always pictured in his head with the 14-time major winner lurking ominously among the chasing pack after a thrilling day of low scoring at a defenceless Carnoustie. The tone was set when Spieth drove the first green on the 380-yard par four and holed from 12 feet for eagle on his way to a bogey...
Simpson wins Players as Woods falls short – highlights & report

Simpson wins Players as Woods falls short – highlights & report

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Media playback is not supported on this device The Players Championship, fourth-round leaderboard-18 W Simpson; -14 C Schwartzel (SA), J Walker (US), X Schauffele (US); -13 J Day (Aus), J Dufner (US); -12 K Bradley (US), H Varner III (US), T Fleetwood (Eng), D Lee (NZ)Selected others: -11 B Koepka (US), J Thomas (US), C Hadley (US), A Scott (Aus), I Poulter (Eng), T Woods (US); -10 A Noren (Swe), D Johnson (US); -9 J Rose (Eng), H Stenson (Swe); -6 J Spieth (US); -5 M Fitzpatrick (Eng), S Lowry (Ire); -4 M Laird (Sco); E S Garcia (Spa)Tiger Woods' final-round charge fell short as Webb Si...
Tiger Woods commits to play at Torrey Pines, Riviera

Tiger Woods commits to play at Torrey Pines, Riviera

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Jan. 4 (UPI) --Tiger Woods announced that he will play in the 2018 Genesis Open and start his season with the 2018 Farmers Insurance Open.Woods made the declarations on Thursday. The Genesis Open is from Feb. 12 to Feb. 18 at the Riviera Country Club in Pacific Palisades, Calif. It will be Woods' first tournament at the course since 2006."I'm very excited to be back at Riviera," Woods said in a news release. "I haven't played at Riviera in a tournament in a very long time. To be able to play in an event that I used to come to as an amateur, as a junior and now as the tournament host, that is on one of the most historic sites in all of golf, it's a dream come true."Woods also wrote that he will play in the Farmers Insurance Open from Jan. 25 to Jan. 28 at Torrey Pines in La Jolla, Calif. Th...
Hero World Challenge: Tiger Woods returns in style at Albany

Hero World Challenge: Tiger Woods returns in style at Albany

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Tiger Woods' return went about as well as he could have hoped. Playing in his first competitive tournament since the Dubai Desert Classic last February, Woods carded a 3-under-par 69 Thursday in the opening round of the Hero World Challenge at Albany Golf Course in The Bahamas. Woods had five birdies against two bogeys during the round. The former longtime world No. 1 and 14-time major champion shot a 1-under 35 on the front nine with a birdies at the par-5, 572-yard No. 3 and par-3, 216-yard No. 8 holes opposite a bogey at No. 9. Woods opened the back nine with a birdie at No. 10 and rolled in back-to-back birdies at Nos. 13-14 before bogeying No. 15. He finished with three straight pars, placing him three shots behind leader Tommy Fleetwood of England. "I didn't know what I could do," Wo...