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Woods Says Strength is Back, But Not Swing

Last Updated on Monday, 15 September 2014 23:50 Monday, 15 September 2014 19:25

Tiger Woods

Canadian Press

WINDEMERE, Florida (Doug Ferguson/AP) — Tiger Woods is too busy in the gym to find a new swing coach, or even swing a golf club.

Woods said his strength has returned from "busting my butt in the gym pretty hard" and he is on schedule to resume competition in December. But he still hasn't hit a golf ball since he missed the cut at the PGA Championship on Aug. 8, and still doesn't know when he will.

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Tiger Woods Foundation Wins 2014 Steve Patterson Award for Excellence in Sports and Philanthropy

Last Updated on Friday, 12 September 2014 00:43 Friday, 12 September 2014 00:36

Steve Patterson AwardThe Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) announced the Tiger Woods Foundation as a recipient of the 2014 Steve Patterson Award for Excellence in Sports Philanthropy. The foundation will be honored at the RWJF ceremony in Princeton, New Jersey, on September 18, 2014.

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Tiger Parts Ways With Canadian Coach Sean Foley

Last Updated on Monday, 25 August 2014 21:56 Monday, 25 August 2014 21:41

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PARAMUS, N.J. – Tiger Woods is leaving swing coach Sean Foley after four years and no majors.
 
Woods said on his website Monday he will no longer work with Foley, the Canadian whom he hired when his game was at its low point following the upheaval with his marriage.
 
The announcement came one day after another Foley pupil, Hunter Mahan, won The Barclays.
 
“I’d like to thank Sean for his help as my coach and for his friendship,” Woods said. “Sean is one of the outstanding coaches in golf today, and I know he will continue to be successful with the players working with him.”

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Tiger and Rory on Fallon

Last Updated on Tuesday, 19 August 2014 20:16 Tuesday, 19 August 2014 19:27

Tiger Woods Rory McIlroy Tonight Show Jimmy Fallon

JERSEY CITY, New Jersey (Jason Sobel/Golf Channel) — As Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy met the media for a Nike product launch at Liberty National Golf Club on Monday evening, more than one attendee noted that the Statue of Liberty looming in the background could have symbolized not only freedom and independence, but a not-so-subtle passing of the torch.

This was not long after the world's erstwhile No. 1 and its current top-ranked player traded barbs during a taping of "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," with McIlroy landing a seemingly innocuous blow to Woods' dominance by painting it in the past tense.

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Woods, McIlroy to Appear on Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon

Last Updated on Friday, 15 August 2014 19:58 Friday, 15 August 2014 19:48

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Major golf PVR alert... Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy will appear as guests on the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon Monday, August 18, 2014 in New York City.

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