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Tiger Woods is back to winning, and back to being the British bookies' favorite to win the Masters.
The 14-time major champion won his first PGA Tour tournament since 2009 on Sunday at the Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill. It was his first chance to revel in a tour victory since his personal life went into turmoil following a sex scandal.
But with his five-stroke victory on Sunday and the Masters starting on April 5, odds makers think he's again the man to beat.
Rupert Adams, a spokesman for British bookmaker William Hill, says ''his whole game looks right now. He's putting well. He's chipping well. He's driving well. The armor looks to be back in place again, and actually possibly the aura.''
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The New York Post has been known to create some attention-grabbing headlines over time. They've also been known to have something of an infatuation with Tiger Woods. So, with Woods winning for the first time since 2009 on Sunday, it only made sense that the Post would make Woods a focal point. Woods' win at the Arnold Palmer Invitational -- his first since the BMW Championship...
It had been over 900 days since Tiger Woods last won an official PGA tournament before Sunday. With his victory at Bay Hill, Tiger Woods finally broke his winless streak and did something few men in the universe are capable of doing at the present time - kick Tim Tebow off the back pages of the New York tabloids. Tiger's victory isn't just great news for his game though...
Tiger Woods won his first PGA Tour victory since his infamous sex scandal at the end of 2009, in which a dozen or so women came out as having an affair with the golf king. Woods closed his victory at the Arnold Palmer Invitational with a 2-under 70 for a five-shot win over Graeme McDowell.
Seems like the prince of golf is may be back. With the Masters only two weeks away,...
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- Tiger Woods finally brought the buzz back to the very thing that made him famous -- winning.
Two weeks after another injury scare, and two days before his former coach's book goes on sale, Woods looked dominant as ever Sunday in the Arnold Palmer Invitational.
It was his first PGA Tour victory since a sex scandal at the end of 2009 led to one of the greatest...
With Tiger Woods on his way to his first PGA Tour victory in over two years, overnight ratings increased dramatically for Saturday’s third round coverage of the Arnold Palmer Invitational. Coverage of the third round of the PGA Tour Arnold Palmer Invitational earned a 2.9 overnight rating on NBC Saturday, according to USA Today, up 53% from last year (1.9), and up 93% from 2010...
Tiger ends 30-month drought with Bay Hill victory.
Arnold Palmer has been released from the hospital Monday after being admitted Sunday for high blood pressure after watching Eldrick win his tourney. Arnold Palmer (pictured above) took some time this weekend to sign autographs for the ladies. Now we know where that blood rush came from. [Follow me @TravisHouser]
One swing cost Tiger Woods a comfortable lead Saturday at Bay
Hill. He still finished atop the leaderboard, leaving him one round
away from winning on the PGA Tour for the first time in 30
Arnold Palmer is out of the hospital and back at work.
A spokesman for the tournament named for the golfing great says Palmer was released on Monday. The 82-year-old Palmer had been hospitalized overnight in Florida as a precaution because of high blood pressure from new medication.
Spokesman Bev Norwood said Palmer returned to his office on Monday.
Palmer was absent at the 18th...
How exciting is this time of year? This weekend the Final 4 is decided in the Big Dance. The Marshall baseball team and softball teams both have conference games this weekend. Tiger Woods is in contention to win his first tournament in over two years. However, what can trump all of that? How about the fact that today is the eve, eve of spring practice for OUR Marshall University Thundering Herd.
Fifteen years from now, maybe we'll think of the final round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational on Sunday as the opening scene of the second act to the greatest career in golf history.
It sure felt like it was the start of something special.
Starting the day with a one stroke lead over Graeme McDowell, Tiger Woods suddenly turned back the clock and did what he always did...
The Father-Son Challenge is returning to golf this year.
Arnold Palmer will serve as the ambassador and PNC Bank will be the title sponsor of the tournament that features major champions teaming up with their sons in a 36-hole tournament.
The tournament has not been played since 2008, when it lost sponsorship during the economic downturn. The Father-Son Challenge will be played...