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A Short Return for Tiger Woods at Congressional

Last Updated on Sunday, 29 June 2014 19:34 Sunday, 29 June 2014 16:10

Tiger Woods

Canadian Press

BETHESDA, Maryland (Doug Ferguson/AP) — Tiger Woods never felt so good after playing so badly.

Taking two shots to escape a plugged lie in a bunker put him a hole. Four straight bogeys on the back nine Friday in the Quicken Loans National buried his chances of making it to the weekend. Over two rounds at Congressional, he missed 16 greens and managed to save par only three times.

Woods was back — just not for very long.

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Woods Says He’s Ahead Of Schedule And Without Pain

Last Updated on Wednesday, 25 June 2014 11:42 Wednesday, 25 June 2014 11:36

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BETHESDA, Md. – Tiger Woods says he is without pain for the first time in two years as he embarks on his latest comeback.
 
Nearly three months after having back surgery to alleviate a pinched nerve, Woods returns to competition this week in the Quicken Loans National at Congressional.

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Woods Starting to Take Fuller Practice Swings

Last Updated on Tuesday, 17 June 2014 23:38 Tuesday, 17 June 2014 23:34

Tiger Woods

Canadian Press

Doug Ferguson (AP)

PINEHURST, North Carolina — Tiger Woods is making progress in his recovery from back surgery and starting to extend his swing, his agent said Tuesday.

Woods already has missed two majors this year while he recovers from a microdiscectomy on his back on March 31. He last played on March 9 at Doral, when he closed with a 78 despite the pain in his lower back. Woods has said he has no idea when he will be healthy enough to return to competition.

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Tiger Woods Withdraws from US Open

Last Updated on Sunday, 01 June 2014 17:44 Sunday, 01 June 2014 17:36

Tiger Woods

Canadian Press

Doug Ferguson (AP)

DUBLIN, Ohio — Tiger Woods withdrew from the U.S. Open as he recovers from back surgery that has kept him out of golf for nearly three months.

It will be the second U.S. Open, and sixth major, he has missed because of injury over the last six years.

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Woods Still Unsure of When He’ll Return After Successful Surgery

Last Updated on Wednesday, 21 May 2014 02:29 Wednesday, 21 May 2014 02:17

Tiger Woods

Canadian Press

Joseph White (AP)

BETHESDA, Maryland — Tiger Woods still doesn’t know when he’ll return. For a while, he didn’t know whether he would return at all.

Woods said his back injury became so debilitating this year it caused him to doubt his ability to play golf again.

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