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Even as he approaches the prime of his career, the best times for Sergio Garcia seem to be so far behind him.
Think back to that Sunday afternoon at Medinah in the 1999 PGA Championship, where a 19-year-old Spaniard was brimming with exuberance and absent of fear. See him sprint up the 16th fairway, and then leap like a gymnast in a floor routine to see his 6-iron shot from the base of a tree settle near the back of the green.
Those were joyous times for Garcia, filled with talent and promise. That was supposed to be the start of a rivalry with Tiger Woods to last a generation.
But it never got much better.
Even though he has won 23 times around the world, played in the final group in three majors, lost in a playoff in two majors and competed on six Ryder Cup teams, the runner-up finish as a teenager remains the highlight most fans remember.
And the only semblance of a rivalry with Woods has been based on words, not winning.
For Garcia, the U.S. Open at Merion might live up to...
BEST OF MAXIM
Merion Golf Club opened the gates Sunday to fans who wanted to buy U.S. Open merchandise. Some of them got a free glimpse of Tiger Woods.
But not for long.
Woods played 13 holes under hazy sunshine, far different conditions from what he saw two weeks ago in the wind and rain that made the shortest U.S. Open course in nine years feel much longer. He was among a scattering of players...
Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy and Adam Scott will play together the opening two rounds of the U.S. Open next week at Merion.
For the third straight year, U.S. Open officials have put the top three players in the world ranking in the same group. The U.S. Open disclosed the tee times in a tweet Friday, with the rest of the draw expected later in the day. The feature group will start at...
ARDMORE, Pa. – Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy and Adam Scott will play together during the opening two rounds of the U.S. Open next week at Merion.
For the third straight year, U.S. Open officials have put the top three players in the world ranking in the same group. The feature group will start at 1:14 p.m. Thursday off the first tee, and then 7:44 a.m. starting on the 11th tee Friday...
According to Forbes, Tiger Woods is once again the world’s highest-paid athlete. It’s a familiar spot the superstar golfer held from 2001-2011.
His sexual indiscretions in late 2009, followed by a public divorce, parlayed with a sliding golf game cost him the top slot in 2012. Boxer Floyd Mayweather happily picked up the baton that year ($85 million).
Speaking of “Money Mayweather...
When you force a man to go to sex rehab and receive a $150 million divorce settlement, you are really don’t have a say on who he dates after you.
While I think Tiger Woods is being played by Lindsey Vonn, Elin is just going to have to get over it.
The golfer’s ex-wife, who divorced him 2010 after his epic cheating scandal, “hates Lindsey Vonn and everything about this romance...
Tiger Woods is back at #1 in the World Golf Rankings, he's winning tournaments aplenty once again (although still nary a major in quite some time), even gotten his love life back on track with Lindsey Vonn, and is reportedly close to re-signing with Nike. A few years ago, at the height of his scandal ridden downfall, you'd be hard pressed to envision one of those as being...
Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy and Adam Scott have been paired by the USGA for the first two rounds of the 2013 U.S. Open.
Tiger Woods is back on top of Forbes' list of highest-paid athletes.
The star golfer spent 11 straight years at No. 1 on the magazine's list before falling to third in 2012. The magazine put him back in the top spot after he made 78.1 million over the last year from prize money, endorsements, appearance fees and golf course design work. Woods has enjoyed a resurgence in his...
Tiger Woods has rebounded quite well according to the latest Forbes highest earning athletes list. [Bleacher Report]
Tiger Woods - $78.1 million
Roger Federer - $71.5 million
Kobe Bryant -...
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Here is what Vonn had to say.
“We just are happy,” the Olympics skier told People Magazine. “We’re similar. We’re both at the top of our sports, and we relate really well to each other.”
I put that quote in the BSO translator and here is what she is really saying.
Tiger is back on the top of his sport, no one cares about skiing except during Winter Olympics, so if I can...
Elin Nordegren is not thrilled by ex-husband Tiger Woods' high-profile relationship with his new blond girlfriend and is getting a little catty about the golfer's new relationship, according to reports.
Nordegren, who divorced the golfer in 2010 after his infamous indiscretions, "hates Lindsey Vonn and everything about this romance," said a source, according...
Ten things to know about the U.S. Open, to be played June 13-16 at Merion Golf Club:
RETURN TO MERION FOR THE FIRST TIME IN 32 YEARS
Even though it has hosted a record 18 USGA championships, the U.S. Open has not been played at Merion since David Graham won in 1981. The 32 years is the fifth-longest time between U.S. Opens for a golf course.
TIGER NOW HAS COMPLETED 5 YEARS WITHOUT...