Tiger Woods underwent another back surgery

Tiger Woods announced on Thursday that he recently underwent yet another back surgery to alleviate lingering pain.The procedure was Tiger’s fourth on his back.“The surgery went well, and I’m optimistic this will relieve my back spasms and pain,” Woods said in a statement on his website. “When healed, I look forward to getting back to a normal life, playing with my kids...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jordan Spieth tees off on Tiger Woods in epic shade throwing

Golf brings out the petty in everyone. In fact, professional golfers are seen more as rivals than a brotherhood. That’s the way it goes when we look at individual performances over team goals.Jordan Spieth may not be a petty individual but he sure displayed those tendencies following a four-under-par performance Saturday at The Masters. That’s a whole heck of a lot of shade being...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Dustin Johnson believed he could be No. 1 ‘when Tiger stopped playing’

Dustin Johnson became the world’s No. 1 ranked golfer earlier in 2017, and he can tell you precisely when he knew it was possible.Hint: it has to do with Tiger Woods. That goes to show what kind of a shadow Tiger still has over the game of golf.He last earned the No. 1 ranking in 2013, carrying into 2014. Even that was a major revival following a series of injuries and scandals...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

From Flatbush to Chicago, the meaning of baseball

“Baseball was rooted not just in the past but in the culture of the country; it was celebrated in the nation’s literature and songs. When a poor American boy dreamed of escaping his grim life, his fantasy probably involved becoming a professional baseball player. It was not so much the national sport as the binding national myth.” –David Halberstam, Summer of ‘49The room...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Tiger Woods announces he won’t be playing the Masters

Well, this shouldn’t really be a surprise at this point, but Tiger Woods won’t be playing next week’s Masters.Woods announced the decision via his site, citing lack of preparedness: “Unfortunately, I won’t be competing in this year’s Masters. I did about everything I could to play, but my back rehabilitation didn’t allow me the time to get tournament ready. I’m especially...
Via The Comeback
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Tiger Woods has funny response to question about going bald

Once upon a time, Tiger Woods was a young prodigy in the golfing world and a fresh face who took over the sport. Nowadays, he’s battling injuries and has become a grizzled veteran on tour. And nothing shows how much he’s aged more than his hairline.Like many men in their early-40s, Tiger’s hair is thinning and receding. But he is not about to let it go.Tiger joined ESPN’s...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 21, 2017  |  Discuss

Tiger Woods Wants To Play At 2017 Masters In Seemingly Ambitious Timetable For Return

Tiger Woods is determined to demonstrate his new sense of self at Augusta National. During his appearance Monday on “Good Morning America,” Woods said he hopes to recover from back injuries in time to compete at the 2017 Masters. Woods hasn’t played a PGA Tour event since Feb. 3 when he withdrew from the Omega Dubai Desert Classic due to back spasms. The Masters will begin...
March 20, 2017  |  Discuss

Nicklaus says Tiger's current situation is a 'puzzle to me'

Another year of golf is underway and we are left to wonder once again whether or not Tiger Woods will ever be back. Among those confused by the state of Woods is the one and only Jack Nicklaus, who has praised Woods time and time again.During an interview at the Honda Classic this weekend, the legendary and iconic Nicklaus expressed his concern about the status of the injury-plagued...
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February 27, 2017  |  Discuss

Tiger Woods sends simple, powerful tweet about equality

Tiger Woods rarely ventures into the political arena.The star golfer, who recently had another health setback, has played golf with presidents from both sides of the aisle since he announced himself as the heir apparent to Jack Nicklaus almost two decades ago.But on Sunday, Woods, arguably the best golfer in history, shared a tweet with a message that we can all get behind. While...
February 12, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: Tiger Woods’ first shot of the season hits tree

For the first time in more than a year, Tiger Woods is on the course for a PGA Tour event. His start could have been better.Tiger’s tee shot drifted right, eventually hitting a tree and falling down into the rough. This is nothing new. Woods frequently struggles on the first hole, even when playing at traditionally strong venues for him.“Tiger’s worst hole at Augusta National...
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January 26, 2017  |  Discuss

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