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Woods Starts Hitting Balls Again

Last Updated on Friday, 24 October 2014 02:36 Friday, 24 October 2014 02:20

Tiger Woods

Helen Ross/PGATOUR.COM

Tiger Woods began hitting balls last week, according to a report in USA Today.

Woods’ agent Mark Steinberg told the newspaper that the doctors gave their blessing for him to move past chipping and putting.

“The doctors said he could hit golf balls again, and he’s listening to his doctors and to his body,” Steinberg said. “He will keep listening to his doctors and body.

“ ... He’s feeling pretty good.”

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Tiger Returns to Golf for 2014 Hero World Challenge

Last Updated on Monday, 20 October 2014 01:12 Monday, 20 October 2014 01:01

altThe 2014 Hero World Challenge travels to Isleworth Golf & Country Club, December 3-7, 2014, welcoming an elite 18-player field that includes five-time champion and host Tiger Woods, defending champion Zach Johnson, 2014 Masters Tournament winner Bubba Watson and an impressive roster of players from both sides of the 2014 Ryder Cup.

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Johnny Miller Extends TV Deal, Pulling for Woods

Last Updated on Tuesday, 14 October 2014 23:05 Tuesday, 14 October 2014 21:46

Johnny Miller

Canadian Press

NAPA, California (Doug Ferguson/AP) — In his own words, Johnny Miller doesn't think he has lost his marbles. Not all of them, anyway.

And there's a big part of him that wants to see if Tiger Woods can find his game.

Miller was the first person who dared to mention the "C'' word (choke) in a golf telecast. As he finished his 25th year as the lead analyst for NBC Sports, he began thinking about the "R'' word — retirement.

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TPC Potomac to Hold 2017 Quicken Loans National

Last Updated on Tuesday, 07 October 2014 22:03 Tuesday, 07 October 2014 21:57

altWASHINGTON, D.C. (PGA) — The Quicken Loans National will be played at TPC Potomac at Avenel Farm in Potomac, Maryland, during the PGA TOUR's 2016-2017 season, officials from the TOUR, Tiger Woods Foundation and Quicken Loans announced.

This will mark the first PGA TOUR tournament TPC Potomac has held since 2006. Formerly known as TPC Avenel, the facility became the host venue for what then was known as the Kemper Open in 1987 and continued until the tournament's final year in 2006. The golf course and clubhouse underwent a multi-million dollar renovation two years later.

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Retiring Williams Would Consider Woods Reunion

Last Updated on Friday, 03 October 2014 00:05 Thursday, 02 October 2014 23:58

Steve Williams

Canadian Press

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand caddie Steve Williams says he plans to retire but will consider offers of part-time work next year and would team up with former boss Tiger Woods, if asked.

Two weeks ago, Williams ended a 3-1/2 year association with Adam Scott during which Scott rose to become the world's top-ranked golfer and the first Australian to win the Masters. The 50-year-old Williams told Fairfax Media he wants to reduce his caddying to spend more time with family in New Zealand.

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