Tiger Woods Masters

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Tiger Woods Loses 2 Strokes Before Golf Even Begins

He gets penalized for a bad drop yesterday

(Newser) - The Masters' rules-keepers aren't letting much slide this year, no matter how big the name. Tiger Woods got penalized two strokes before the start of the third round this morning after officials reviewed a drop he took on the 15th hole yesterday, reports ESPN . It's a huge penalty,... More »

Kid, 14, Makes Cut Despite Penalty; Tiger Near Lead

Guan Tianlang survives after 1-stroke penalty for slow play

(Newser) - The two big story lines from the Masters continue to deliver:
  • Guan Tianlang: The 14-year-old from China, already the youngest player ever to tee off at the event, made the cut at 4-over. This despite the fact that he got penalized one stroke on the 17th for slow play. (It
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Tiger in the Mix; 14-Year-Old Makes History

Woods is 4 shots back, as China's Guan Tianlang becomes youngest at Masters

(Newser) - The first round of the Masters is in the books, with Australia's Marc Leishman and Spain's Sergio Garcia tied for the lead at 6-under, reports AP . But the big story line of Tiger Woods is very much alive—he's just four shots off the lead. Meanwhile, 14-year-old... More »

Tiger Woods Sinks to No. 12

New golf rankings place Woods outside of Top 10 for first time since 1997

(Newser) - It's official : Tiger Woods is no longer in the top 10: Woods fell from 8th to 12th in world rankings published today. The golfer, who is out with left knee and Achilles injuries, hasn't won a tournament since the Australian Masters 18 months ago. Lee Westwood of... More »

Guess Who? Tiger Woods Makes Run at Masters

He's only 3 strokes back heading into the weekend

(Newser) - Tiger Woods is back to making headlines the usual way: He had a terrific round of 6-under-par today at the Masters and enters the weekend tied for third place, only 3 strokes off the lead, reports ESPN . At one point, Woods strung together birdies on six of eight holes, finishing... More »

Elin's Done With Tiger: Mag

She was livid over Earl Woods commercial, sources say

(Newser) - So Tiger Woods is really, really, really sorry about the whole harem-of-mistresses thing, but it might just be too late. No papers have been filed, People notes, but sources tell the mag that wife Elin Nordegren was livid over his iffy commercial featuring dead old dad, and that she hotfooted... More »

Tiger 4th as Mickelson Wins

Crowd lifts Lefty as Woods slumps in return to competition

(Newser) - Phil Mickelson, already a fan favorite and now the sentimental pick with his wife and mother battling breast cancer, won his third Masters today, shooting a 5-under 67 to pull away for a 3-stroke win over Lee Westwood. Tiger Woods, the week's sideshow in his return to competition, had an... More »

Tiger Woods Tells Tiger Woods: 'You Suck!'

Live microphone catches him swearing at himself

(Newser) - Maybe not the smartest move to put a live microphone on Tiger Woods. He's still playing solid golf, but after a bad drive on the 6th hole, Woods is heard berating himself, in the third person no less: "Tiger Woods, you suck!" He also gets off a "... More »

Woods Solid, 2 Behind Poulter, Westwood

Tiger follows 68 with 2-under 70

(Newser) - Tiger Woods plodded along in today's second round of the Masters, making one par after another, mixing in the occasional birdie, and avoiding any major mistakes on his way to a 2-under-par 70—which has him two shots off the lead heading into the weekend. Woods still has some work... More »

More Tiger Woods Insult Banners Coming

Plus, check out the parodies of the Nike commercial

(Newser) - If you enjoyed the Tiger Woods banner that flew over Augusta National yesterday, you’re in for a treat: Five more are on the way. The first message, referring to Tiger’s recommitment to Buddhism, read, “Tiger: Did you mean bootyism?” A rep for the Ohio ad agency that... More »

Woods Shoots 68, 2 Shots Behind Leader Couples

Two eagles give 4-time champion his best start ever

(Newser) - Tiger Woods shot a 4-under-par 68 in today's opening round of the Masters, his best score ever on the tournament's first day. Woods, a four-time champion in the first major of the year, made eagles at the eighth and 15th holes—the first time he's had multiple eagles in a... More »

Tiger Woods Starts Strong, Ignores Plane Banner

He doesn't appear rusty on the front nine

(Newser) - Tiger Woods didn't seem to have much rust in the early going today at the Masters. He got a nice ovation from the gallery before teeing off on the first hole, which he acknowledged with a smile and tip of his cap. He began with a pair of pars before... More »

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