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Tiger Woods Says Qualifying for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games Golf Tournament is ‘Very Important’

Last Updated on Thursday, 07 May 2015 08:06 Thursday, 07 May 2015 08:02

Tiger WoodsTiger Woods has said that qualifying for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games is “very important” as golf prepares to return to the Olympic fold after a 112-year absence. However, the world’s most famous golfer has his work cut out to reach Brazil next year.

Woods, who has won 14 major titles, has slipped to 125th in the world rankings following a succession of injuries and poor performances. There are 60 places in the men’s Rio 2016 golf tournament up for grabs, but each nation is limited to four entries, if those players are in the top 15, or two entries if outside the top 15.

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Woods Says Vonn Split, Father’s Death Led to Sleepless Nights

Last Updated on Wednesday, 06 May 2015 09:00 Wednesday, 06 May 2015 08:49

Lindsey Vonn and Tiger WoodsCanadian Press

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Florida (Doug Ferguson/AP) — Tiger Woods felt rusty and tired Tuesday at The Players Championship — rust because he has played one tournament in three months, fatigue because of his personal life.

He said only part of that was breaking up with Lindsey Vonn.

Woods and the Olympic ski champion jointly announced they were splitting up after more than two years because of their hectic schedules as athletes.

“Obviously, it does affect me,” Woods said after a nine-hole practice round at TPC Sawgrass. “It’s tough. There’s no doubt. I’m not going to lie about that. And on top of that, this time of the year is really, really hard on me.”

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Tiger Watch: Woods, Vonn End Relationship

Last Updated on Monday, 04 May 2015 00:48 Monday, 04 May 2015 00:32

Tiger Woods and Lindsey VonnCanadian Press

SAN FRANCISCO, California (Doug Ferguson/AP) — Tiger Woods and Lindsey Vonn are no longer a power couple in American sports.

Golf’s biggest star and the Olympic ski champion said Sunday they were breaking up after more than two years. But in ending their relationship, both were in complete harmony in their separate announcements on social media, citing busy lives and times they will always “cherish.”

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Tiger Woods, Lindsey Vonn End Relationship

Last Updated on Monday, 04 May 2015 00:46 Monday, 04 May 2015 00:32

Tiger Woods and Lindsey VonnCanadian Press

SAN FRANCISCO, California (Doug Ferguson/AP) — Tiger Woods and Lindsey Vonn are no longer a power couple in American sports.

Golf’s biggest star and the Olympic ski champion said Sunday they were breaking up after more than two years. But in ending their relationship, both were in complete harmony in their separate announcements on social media, citing busy lives and times they will always “cherish.”

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Tiger Announces Plans to Play in Five Upcoming Tournaments

Last Updated on Friday, 01 May 2015 08:06 Friday, 01 May 2015 08:01

alt(Mark Soltau/TigerWoods.com) — Tiger Woods firmed up his playing schedule by committing to five tournaments. Woods will compete in the Memorial, the U.S. Open, The Greenbrier Classic, the Open Championship and the Quicken Loans National.

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