National: Tiger Watch

Woods Faces 2 Big Weeks That Shape Rest of Season

Last Updated on Tuesday, 29 July 2014 23:32 Tuesday, 29 July 2014 23:26

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AKRON, Ohio (Doug Ferguson/AP) — The landmark at Firestone Country Club is among the most popular in America, a massive water tower in the shape of a golf ball on a tee.

Tiger Woods has reason to see only a big ATM machine.

Woods has eight wins at Firestone, one more than Matt Kuchar has won on the PGA Tour. In 15 appearances, he has made $11.06 million, which is roughly the same as Tom Watson has made in four decades on the PGA Tour.

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Tiger Watch: Woods to Return to Notah Begay Charity Event

Last Updated on Monday, 28 July 2014 19:27 Monday, 28 July 2014 19:19

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VERONA, New York (Doug Ferguson/AP) — Tiger Woods is returning to play in Notah Begay's charity event.

It will mark the fifth time Woods will take part in the NB3 Foundation Challenge put on annually by his former college roommate at Stanford. This year's event at Turning Stone Resort is August 27, 2014.

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Tiger Watch: Woods Says Watson Should Pick Him for Ryder Cup

Last Updated on Sunday, 20 July 2014 14:55 Sunday, 20 July 2014 14:51

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HOYLAKE, England (Doug Ferguson/AP) — Even after his worst 72-hole finish in a major, Tiger Woods says he would pick himself for the Ryder Cup team.

His first major of the year, and second tournament since March 31 back surgery, wasn't much of an audition for U.S. captain Tom Watson. Woods was never the same after opening the British Open with a 69. The mistakes kept piling up, and so did the big numbers, and he closed with a 3-over 75 on Sunday at Royal Liverpool.

"I just made too many mistakes," Woods said.

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Woods Shows His Rust on Rough Day at Hoylake

Last Updated on Friday, 18 July 2014 23:16 Friday, 18 July 2014 23:13

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HOYLAKE, England (Paul Newberry/AP) — As his tee shot curled farther and farther away from the 17th fairway, heading toward all sorts of trouble, Tiger Woods simply stuffed his club in the bag.

He appeared to mumble something to himself, but that was about it.

No fiery outburst. No course language. No complaints about someone talking too loud, or being on the phone, or snapping a picture.

Shoulders slumping, Woods looked as though he had accepted his fate.

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Woods’ Ryder Cup Chances Depend on 3 Tournaments

Last Updated on Tuesday, 08 July 2014 22:25 Tuesday, 08 July 2014 22:23

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SOUTHPORT, England (Doug Ferguson/AP) — Ryder Cup captain Tom Watson says that Tiger Woods will be on the U.S. team if he's healthy and playing well.

But what if he's healthy and not playing at all?

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