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Tiger Woods puts on a brave face despite a day of pain on PGA Tour

Perhaps it was inevitable that the 14-time major champion would struggle with scoring on his first start since the microdiscectomy 12 weeks ago, particularly on a layout as demanding as Congressional. After all, it is serious operation from which some of his professional colleagues have taken a year to come back from. “I came back […]

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Phil Mickleson defiant in face of insider trading inquiry

That made for a very uncomfortable Saturday for Mickelson. After his third-round 72 he spoke to the press, where as he had declared in ean arlier statement, Mickelson said: “I have done absolutely nothing wrong … and that’s why I’ve been cooperating fully with the FBI agents and I’m happy to do so in the […]

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Bubble players face final possibility for playoffs at Wyndham Championship

Getty Images Padraig Harrington is No. 129 on the points list and almost certainly wants to break the leading 40 to jump into the playoff field. GREENSBORO, N.C. — For Padraig Harrington and the rest of the players on the bubble, the PGA Tour’s postseason starts this week at the Wyndham Championship.  A powerful showing […]

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Rory McIlroy and Lee Westwood in contention as Sergio Garcia is forced to face officials over ball remarking

At five-under, the world No 2 is still in touch with the pacesetters, Phil Mickelson and Nick Watney. The English duo of Westwood and David Lynn are just two back, after a 71 and a 72 respectively. Westwood missed a seven-footer for birdie on the first, but didn’t suffer anyplace nearly as a lot as […]

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Tiger broke a rule, and the only way he can save face is to withdraw from the Masters

Simon Bruty / Sports Illustrated Tiger Woods’s second round score was changed from a 71 to a 73, and he teed off in Saturday’s third round. AUGUSTA, Ga. — This appears undesirable. Even Tiger Woods should know that, but then once again, somebody in his camp didn’t comprehend it would not look good to turn […]

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Rory McIlroy to face media questioning following shock Honda Classic withdrawal

McIlroy claimed he was “in a undesirable place mentally” after pulling out of the defence of his title midway via his second round, but later released a statement to say a sore wisdom tooth was the cause for his early exit. The planet No 1 had played the opening eight holes of his round in […]

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Woods and McIlroy to face familiar foes to start Accenture Match Play

Getty Images Tiger Woods and Charles Howell III were Presidents Cup teammates back in 2007, but now will square off in the very first round of the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship. LOS ANGELES — Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods will face some familiar players in the opening round of the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship. McIlroy, the […]

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Donald and McIlroy again face off in long battle for No. 1 rank at Players

Getty Images Both Luke Donald (l) and Rory McIlroy would like to claim the globe No. 1 ranking for a very good extended time, but neither has been able to pull away from the other. PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. — Golf’s world ranking has been far more like a game of musical chairs with the most […]

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