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Tiger Woods parts company with swing coach Sean Foley after four years and no majors

Woods appointed Foley as his third coach in the summer of 2010 after leaving the stable of Hank Haney, under whom he spent six years and won as many majors. Yet despite winning five titles last year in a run which hauled him back to No 1, his majorless drought extended to six years. In this […]

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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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Lee Westwood splits from coach Sean Foley

The Englishman worked with Foley – the Canadian who guided Justin Rose to his first major last year – for less than six months before deciding that, despite finishing third at last year’s Open, he did not need a rebuild as much as a reprise. He was helped in this regard by his caddie Billy […]

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Luke Donald adjustments coach following 16 years to cure his weakness in main championships

“I’ve gone with Chuck as I want to make my long game a lot more consistent to increase my possibilities in the majors,” Donald stated. Donald was the No1 little over a year ago, but has fallen to 11th. However, it is his continued shortfall in the majors that has caused Donald to act. He […]

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Paul Lawrie rescued from bitterness and failure by a hospital go to to his dying coach

Hunter lived to see his pupil win his initial tournament in nine years – in Malaga 20 months ago – but had lost his fight by the time Lawrie employed this platform to spring from 272nd in the world to rejoin the elite. Two far more wins, in far far more exclusive business, helped him […]

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Lee Westwood loses a caddie and a putting coach with Billy Foster’s untimely knee injury

The Yorkshireman will fly back to Britain and have a scan. The finest prognosis is four to six weeks out of action, which could him return in time for the US Open, which begins on June 14. And if the medics’ news is unfavorable? “Billy could not only miss this occasion, next week’s Players Championship […]

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Tiger Woods’s swing coach says criticism is ‘out of hand’

Sean Foley has been coaching Tiger Woods given that the 2010 PGA Championship. ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Tiger Woods’ swing coach says criticism of his client is obtaining out of hand. “I know everyone has a job to do, and I get it,” Foley said this week on “Fairways of Life,” a radio show hosted […]

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Notebook: In speedy move, Woodland signs on with swing coach Harmon

KAPALUA, Hawaii — Gary Woodland left Hawaii for a two-week break but instead of heading to his property in Florida, he produced a detour to Las Vegas to operate with new swing coach Butch Harmon. Golfweek magazine reported Woodland will start off operating with Harmon right away. This follows an awkward offseason in which Woodland […]

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