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With a remarkable rally even by his standards, Tiger Woods birdied three of his last four holes to win the Memorial on Sunday and match tournament host Jack Nicklaus with his 73rd title on the PGA Tour.
Woods was one shot behind and looking at probable bogey in deep rough behind the 16th green when he chipped in from 50 feet for birdie to tie for the lead. In the group behind him, Rory Sabbatini made bogey from the bunker on the 16th hole and never caught up.
Woods closed with a 5-under 67, matching the best score of the final round. He won the Memorial for the fifth time. Woods and Nicklaus are tied for second place in career wins on tour, trailing Sam Snead at 82.
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Tiger Woods picked up his second victory of 2012 in Dublin, Ohio at The Memorial today. Woods was four back heading into the final round, but biridied three out of the last four holes to win his 73rd PGA tournament, tying Jack Nicklaus for 2nd all-time at his own tournament. The most incredible of those birdies, and maybe one of the highlights of the sports year thus far, was...
Now, THIS looks like the old Tiger Woods. This flop shot on 16 gave Tiger the inside track on the win at the Memorial. His reaction was vintage Tiger Woods. Like they say, “these guys are good.” Rev up the “Tiger Woods is back” articles and blog posts.
Tiger Woods is sick, hacking constantly into his golf towel, but neither being under the weather nor having to endure miserable weather could dampen his spirits on Friday.
Not when he had command over his golf ball in a manner eerily similar to, dare it be said, his best.
Woods finds himself just one stroke off Rory Sabbatini's lead going into the weekend at the Memorial, a...
LONG TIME COMING
Tiger Woods won his second tournament of the season on Sunday with a win at Muirfield Village Golf Course in Dublin, Ohio and ties Jack Nicklaus for second-most career PGA Tour victories.
Woods won the Memorial for the fifth time with a final round of 5-under-par and an overall score of 9-under to win by two shots over Andres Romero and Rory Sabbatini. This is Woods 73rd Tour title...
Tiger Woods was a model of steady on Thursday at the Memorial, making only one mistake (a double-bogey) and carding four birdies en route to a 2-under 70 that gave him a share of sixth place as the morning wave was close to wrapping up.
Woods had it going late on his first nine holes -- he started on No. 10 -- but was derailed by three poor shots at the par-4 18th hole that led...
Tiger Woods is now tied for second all-time in PGA Tour wins with Jack Nicklaus at 73 after his final-round comeback victory at the Memorial Tournament on Sunday. But it’s safe to say Tiger wouldn’t get this win — his second this year — if it wasn’t for the shot you see above, his incredible chip-in birdie on the par-3 16th.
Down two strokes with three holes left to play...
Mark Steinberg, who has been the golfer's agent since 1999, was arrested at a sobriety checkpoint and charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated and DWI.
I guess we can put a stop to those stories about whether Tiger can come back. Today’s win was vintage Tiger Woods, and now he has momentum heading into the US Open in a couple of weeks.
Dust off the Tiger Woods highlight reel and add another jaw-dropper, this one near the very top. From a downhill lie, to a green running away from him, and with a wall of water lurking if he went...
On the first hole of Sunday's final round of the Memorial, Rickie Fowler poured in a 14-foot birdie putt.
The gallery - a sizable portion of which was clad in neon-bright orange just like Fowler - went crazy. The fans screamed his name and applauded madly as they stomped off to the second tee.
Marshals had to quiet the crowd down: It seemed that Fowler's playing partner...
Tiger Woods had quite the day Sunday. He won the Memorial Tournament, tieing Jack Nicklaus with 73 career PGA Tour victories. But his agent balanced out the day for Tiger Woods news. Mark Steinberg, who has been Tiger's agent since 1999, was arrested Saturday night at a sobriety checkpoint in Westchester County, N.Y. The 44-year old representative of Woods blew a .18, more than...
Scrutiny came early to Muirfield Village on a picturesque Midwestern Thursday morning.
With the eyes of the golf world upon them, Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy teed off at the Memorial within minutes of each other, both desperate for a reversal of recent misfortunes with the US Open looming.
McIlroy, coming off the first back-to-back missed cuts of his career, went first, and it...