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Tiger Woods weathered putting woes to open his 2012 season with a 2-under 70 at the Abu Dhabi Golf Championship on Thursday, three shots behind clubhouse leaders Rory McIlroy and Robert Karlsson.
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Luke Donald, Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods can all make legitimate claims to being the world's top golfer and all three will get a chance to prove it when they lock horns at the Abu Dhabi Golf Championship this week.
The star-studded field for the tournament beginning Thursday features 12 major winners and nearly 100 European Tour winners. It is a field more akin to a major than...
As a rising amateur, Rory McIlroy played the part of awestruck golfer around Tiger Woods. Now when McIlroy tees it up with Woods in Abu Dhabi, the Northern Irishman comes as the hunted, not the hunter, writes ESPN.com's Bob Harig.
Golf Maybe those swing changes are paying off for Tiger Woods. Woods moved into contention with a three-under 69 on Friday after three birdies over five holes on the back nine in the second round of the Abu Dhabi Golf Championship, finishing two shots behind leader Thorbjorn Olesen of Denmark.
Pay them and they will go. Golf’s stars are over there, way over there — in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, many of them (with Tiger Woods leading the caravan) skipping the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines strictly for the cash. Appearance fees, they’re called, money guaranteed just to bring a bag.
Tiger Woods found his putting stroke and put himself in contention at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship, shooting 3-under-par 69 Friday to trail unheralded Thorbjorn Olesen by two strokes heading into the weekend.
Tiger Woods moved into contention in the second round of the Abu Dhabi Golf Championship with a 3-under 69 on Friday.