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Woods To Be Assistant Captain At Presidents Cup

Last Updated on Thursday, 06 October 2016 07:02 Thursday, 06 October 2016 06:56

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JERSEY CITY, New Jersey (AP) — Tiger Woods will be at Presidents Cup next year with or without his golf clubs.

U.S. captain Steve Stricker said he has chosen Woods, Ryder Cup captain Davis Love III and three-time Presidents Cup captain Fred Couples to be his assistants for the matches next year at Liberty National.



Sorry, Tiger, Some Things Are Only For Players In Ryder Cup

Last Updated on Wednesday, 28 September 2016 20:09 Wednesday, 28 September 2016 20:05

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CHASKA, Minnesota (Tim Dahlberg/AP) — The first awkward moment for Tiger Woods at the Ryder Cup came when he lined up to get into the U.S. team picture.

Oops, sorry Tiger, only players are allowed.

The second awkward moment came when he walked through a tunnel in the grandstands onto the No. 1 tee for a practice round. Instead of carrying a driver, he was holding a hot drink.

Woods has played in seven Ryder Cups. This will be his first as a non-playing assistant captain, which will take some getting used to for everyone, including Woods.



Tiger Watch: Woods Receives Support From Current And Former Players

Last Updated on Tuesday, 13 September 2016 18:02 Tuesday, 13 September 2016 17:54

Tiger Woods At The 2015 Wyndham Championship( — Shortly after Tiger Woods announced he hoped to return to competitive golf next month at the Safeway Open in Napa, California, there was an outpouring of support from fellow and former players.

Tiger, whose last event was the 2015 Wyndham Championship where he tied for 10th, has been sidelined with back injuries and has undergone two surgeries and a follow-up procedure. His 79 PGA TOUR victories and 14 major titles rank second all-time to Sam Snead and Jack Nicklaus, respectively.



Tiger Watch: Woods Says He Hopes To Return Next Month

Last Updated on Monday, 12 September 2016 00:33 Sunday, 11 September 2016 23:56

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CARMEL, Indiana (Doug Ferguson/AP) — Out of golf for more than a year, Tiger Woods said he hopes to play the first event of the PGA Tour season next month and could play as much as twice more before the end of the year.

Woods said if his rehabilitation from back surgeries keeps going well, he would play the Safeway Open in Napa, California, on October 10-13.



Even Without Woods, Plenty At Stake At Wyndham Championship

Last Updated on Friday, 19 August 2016 01:20 Friday, 19 August 2016 01:14

Tiger Woods At The 2015 Wyndham ChampionshipCanadian Press

GREENSBORO, North Carolina (AP) — There’s still plenty at stake at the Wyndham Championship this year — even if some of the big names from last year aren’t playing.

Tiger Woods didn’t return, sidelined by a back injury. And Davis Love III — a local favorite and three-time winner who had hip surgery last month — is only watching.

When play begins at Sedgefield Country Club, the field once again will be littered with players trying to force their way off the PGA Tour’s bubble in the final week of golf’s regular season and earn spots in the first round of the playoffs.



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