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A Short Return for Tiger Woods at Congressional

Last Updated on Sunday, 29 June 2014 16:18 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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Rose Overcomes Late Mistake at Congressional

Last Updated on Sunday, 29 June 2014 16:08 Sunday, 29 June 2014 15:55

Justin Rose

Canadian Press

BETHESDA, Maryland (Doug Ferguson/AP) — Justin Rose got his mistake out of the way one hole early and won the Quicken Loans National in a playoff over Shawn Stefani.

Tied for the lead as he played the 18th hole at Congressional, Rose tried to hit through two trees left of the fairway and overturned the shot. It ran down a bank and into the water, and he had to hole a 15-foot bogey putt just to stay in the game.

That proved to be the biggest shot he hit all day.

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Langer Wins Senior Players in Playoff

Last Updated on Sunday, 29 June 2014 15:54 Sunday, 29 June 2014 15:42

Bernhard Langer

Canadian Press

PITTSBURGH (Will Graves/AP) — Bernhard Langer made a short birdie putt on the second hole of a playoff with Jeff Sluman to win the Senior Players Championship.

Langer appeared to be in trouble when his second shot on the par-5 18th ended up in the rough short of the green. He hit a brilliant pitch to 5 feet and made the putt after Sluman's birdie attempt rolled just wide.

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Zanotti Wins BMW International Open in Playoff

Last Updated on Sunday, 29 June 2014 15:54 Sunday, 29 June 2014 15:30

Fabrizio Zanotti

Canadian Press

COLOGNE, Germany (AP) — Fabrizio Zanotti won a four-way playoff to take the BMW International Open title and become the first player from Paraguay to win on the European Tour.

Zanotti won when No. 2-ranked Henrik Stenson conceded after failing to make a bunker shot on the fifth playoff hole. Gregory Havret of France and Rafa Cabrera-Bello of Spain went out on the second and fourth, respectively.

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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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