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Woods Returns with an Eye to the Past

Last Updated on Wednesday, 03 December 2014 01:18 Wednesday, 03 December 2014 01:01

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WINDERMERE, Florida (Doug Ferguson/AP) — Tiger Woods is making his latest comeback in golf with an eye to the past.

Equipped with a new teacher and a stronger body, Woods said he is working on a swing that incorporates previous moves that date as far back as his amateur days. He referred to it as "new, but old," and the 14-time major champion will start testing it this week against an 18-man field of elite players at the Hero World Challenge.

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A New Endorsement Deal for Woods

Last Updated on Wednesday, 03 December 2014 00:10 Wednesday, 03 December 2014 00:05

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WINDEMERE, Florida (Doug Ferguson/AP) — Tiger Woods added another corporate deal, even though the logo won't show up anywhere on his clothing or golf bag.

It's also a familiar name to Woods — India-based Hero MotoCorp.

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Woods at 5-Year Mark of Thanksgiving Accident

Last Updated on Wednesday, 26 November 2014 07:48 Wednesday, 26 November 2014 07:36

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Any mention of golf during the week of Thanksgiving used to be about the Skins Game.

Now it’s hard not to think about Tiger Woods.

It was five years ago this week when his private life began to unravel. It still seems surreal to recall the breaking news scrolling along the bottom of the television that Woods had been "seriously injured" in a car accident outside his home. The injury wasn’t that serious. He was treated and released.

And while the tree his SUV struck did far more damage, it was the fire hydrant he first ran over that became a symbol of the before-and-after nature of his career.

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Tiger Hires Texas-based Como as Coach

Last Updated on Monday, 24 November 2014 00:43 Monday, 24 November 2014 00:37

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NAPLES, Florida (Doug Ferguson/AP) — Tiger Woods has hired a swing consultant as he prepares to return to competition.

Woods announced on Twitter that Dallas-based Chris Como, a specialist in biomechanics of the golf swing, will be working and consulting with him. Woods did not identify Como as his swing coach.

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Tiger Hires Chris Como As New Swing Coach

Last Updated on Saturday, 22 November 2014 17:14 Saturday, 22 November 2014 16:56

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It didn’t take long for Tiger Woods to find his next coach.
 
After parting ways with Canadian Sean Foley at the end of August, Woods announced on Saturday that he has hired Chris Como to be his swing instructor.
 
“Happy to have Chris Como consulting and working with me on my swing,” Woods tweeted. “I’m excited to be back competing.”
 
Woods will return Dec. 4-7 at his Hero World Challenge, an 18-man field of top 50 players at Isleworth.

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