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Woods in Mexico for Opening of His First Course Design

Last Updated on Monday, 22 December 2014 11:15 Thursday, 18 December 2014 03:10


Tiger Woods can add “course architect” to his resume after the El Cardonal course at Diamante opened in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico.

It is the first of Woods’ designs to open for play. Woods hit the opening tee shot and played nine holes for the course’s opening.

The 7,363-yard, par-72 course will will remind golfers of the old-style California courses that Woods grew up playing, according to Woods’ website.



Tiger’s First Golf Course Design Opens

Last Updated on Tuesday, 16 December 2014 00:49 Tuesday, 16 December 2014 00:39

El CardonalAfter many months of work, imagination, and anticipation, Tiger Woods’ first golf course design — El Cardonal at Diamante Cabo San Lucas — will officially open Tuesday, December 16, 2014.

“I’m very excited about the opening of El Cardonal,” Woods said. “This is a culmination of a dream for me and my team. I’ve always wanted to be involved in golf course design, and now my first course is ready to open.”



Tiger Woods Design to Create Golf Course for Akoya Oxygen

Last Updated on Wednesday, 10 December 2014 21:14 Wednesday, 10 December 2014 21:03

altDUBAI, United Arab Emirates ( — Golfing superstar Tiger Woods will design the new 18-hole championship golf course in Dubai to be built by luxury real estate developers, DAMAC Properties and operated by The Trump Organization.

Set within the 55 million square-foot master community of AKOYA Oxygen, the Trump World Golf Club, Dubai will include a state-of-the-art clubhouse, world-class restaurant and pro shop. The course will be situated at the heart of the development, with some of the highest premium, residential developments in Dubai overlooking the course.



Tiger Ends 2014 on a Positive Note at Hero World Challenge

Last Updated on Monday, 08 December 2014 21:38 Monday, 08 December 2014 20:07

Tiger WoodsWINDEMERE, Florida (Mark Soltau/ — Tiger Woods concluded the 2014 golf season on a positive note in the 16th Hero World Challenge at Isleworth Golf & Country Club in Windermere, Florida.

No, he didn’t win, Woods closed with an even-par 72 and tied for last in the 18-player event won by 21-year-old Jordan Spieth, who posted a tournament-record 26-under par winning score of 262, breaking the previous mark of 266 set by Tiger (2007) and Davis Love III (2000) at Sherwood Country Club. But after rehabbing from back surgery and not competing since the PGA Championship last August, Tiger’s body and newly tweaked swing looked solid other than a rusty short game.



As Woods Rebuilds, A Younger Generation Shines

Last Updated on Monday, 08 December 2014 20:07 Monday, 08 December 2014 19:58

Tiger Woods

Canadian Press

WINDEMERE, Florida (Doug Ferguson/AP) — Tiger Woods appears to be on the road to recovery again, only it’s no longer a question of how soon before he reaches full speed.

There are a lot more cars on the road now.

Faster ones, too.

Woods acknowledged as much before the Hero World Challenge began when he jokingly said, “Father Time remains undefeated.”

He still has plenty of power when he’s healthy and swings freely. But there’s a long list of players who hit it farther.



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