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Danny Willett aims to turn back clock against Rory McIlroy

McIlroy threw every­thing at his fellow teenager after conceding that early lead, playing the next nine holes of the windswept links in five-under. But it was not enough and although Willett’s progression in the championship -– following that 2&1 surprise – was also soon to come to an end, his advancement thereafter was marked, even […]

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Forget Back to the Future Day – 15 years ago this week golf changed forever

In basic terms, the Pro VI was formed of a solid core (taken from the distance balls), surrounded by a surlyn “veneer” casing (taken from the performance balls). In financial terms it became the most successful golf product of all time. The effect was remarkable. A few months later, Phil Mickelson warned rivals not using […]

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Paul McGinley puts fallout in the past to back Darren Clarke as European captain for 2016 Ryder Cup defence

Paul McGinley will put aside his personal differences on Wednesday to give Darren Clarke the vote which will carry him over the line in the race to become Europe’s Ryder Cup captain. McGinley is part of the five-man panel who will select the candidate to lead the defence at Hazeltine in 18 months’ time, although […]

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Tiger Woods Finishes First Tournament Back Tied For Last, But in Good Health

Getty Images Tiger Woods saved par on 18 to finish at even par for the round and the tournament. WINDERMERE, Fla. (AP) — Tiger Woods tied for last place in his return to golf after four months and found at least one reason for optimism. At least he has his health. Except for flu-like symptoms […]

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Bubba Watson takes lead at Memorial Tournament, Adam Scott three shots back

Getty Images Bubba Watson plays a shot on the 13th hole during the third round of the Memorial Tournament. Watson shot 69 to take a one-shot lead. DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) — Bubba Watson has never been so happy at the Memorial. It helps to be in the lead. Watson ran off three straight birdies on […]

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Kuchar maintains Masters momentum; Spieth three back at Heritage

Tyler Lecka Matt Kuchar shot a 66 in the first round. HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — There were no major letdowns for Masters contenders Matt Kuchar and Jordan Spieth at the RBC Heritage on Thursday. Kuchar, who tied for fifth at Augusta National, shot a bogey-free 5-under 66 to share the first-round lead with […]

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Tiger Woods warned not to rush recovery from back surgery after setting return date in just eight weeks time

DeLaet underwent a microdiscectomy – which is typically performed because of a herniated disc and involves a small portion of the bone over the nerve root being removed – in January 2011 and his own website’s statement at the time was similar to that of Woods in its positive tone. “We were optimistic that I’d […]

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Notebook: Louis Oosthuizen’s back better, still unable to practice much

Getty Images Louis Oosthuizen had two cortisone injections during his week off between the Accenture Match Play and Doral. PALM HARBOR, Fla. – Louis Oosthuizen was worried about his back after losing in the quarterfinals of the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship to eventual winner Jason Day. He’s not out of the woods yet, though he […]

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Can back surgery clear the path for Tiger Woods to make history?

Getty Images Tiger Woods seemed to struggle with back pain during his final round at Doral. Tiger Woods just underwent surgery on his back. With any luck, it will also help his elbow, his knees, his head and his legacy. Woods played so well last year — he won five of the 16 tournaments he […]

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Teed Off: If Tiger Woods is suffering back spasms under coach clued up on issue, what hope for rest of Tour?

The article goes on: “I’ve identified four key areas where golfers can transfer some of the stress of the golf swing to areas of the body better suited to handle it. Here’s how to do it.” What follows are four very simple steps to avoiding back trouble, which are summed up thus. 1 Backswing: “maintain […]

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