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Tiger Plays Worst-Ever Round at PGA

He may not even make the cut tomorrow

(Newser) - Tiger Woods may be back in the game, but he’s not on his game. Woods suffered his worst round ever at the PGA Championship, struggling to 7-over-par 77. Much of his game was spent in water and on sand, with three double-bogeys and five bogeys, the AP reports. “... More »

Woods, Stricker Advance in Match Play

Mickelson plays superbly, still falls short at wacky WGC event

(Newser) - Tiger Woods made easy 3-and-2 work of Arron Oberholser, but there was no shortage of exciting tete-a-tetes elsewhere in round two of the WGC Match Play Championship. Phil Mickelson's excellent performance was trumped by Stuart Appleby's sensational nine birdies; the lefty has yet to reach the event's quarterfinals. Also in... More »

Chopra Wins PGA Opener

Swede holds off Stricker on fourth extra hole of playoff

(Newser) - Yesterday was not a bad day for Daniel Chopra. The 34-year-old Swede got to play golf in Hawaii, and win $1.1 million, a Mercedes-Benz sports car and a spot in the Masters by taking a playoff berth from Steve Stricker on the fourth extra hole of the PGA season-opening... More »

Tiger is PGA Player of the Year

...again. It's the third time in a row for the world's most dominant

(Newser) - For the third straight season, and the ninth time in his eleven-year career, Tiger Woods was yesterday voted PGA Tour Player of the Year, the AP reports. "Every year has been an unbelievable year," said tour veteran Jeff Sluman. Fellow pro Steve Stricker, who once again won comeback... More »

Stricker Strikes It Big at Barclays

'I never knew if I was going to win again,' says golfer after six-year dry spell

(Newser) - Steve Stricker shot a final-round 69 at The Barclays yesterday to best K.J. Choi and hoist his first trophy in over six years. Stricker's four birdies in the final five holes capped a masterful run at Choi, who'd taken a one-stroke lead with two enormous birdie putts. Stricker's 16-under... More »

Garcia Heads For Carnoustie Win

Spaniard closes in after brilliant third round; Tiger out

(Newser) - Spain's Sergio Garcia has a three-stroke lead heading into the final round of the British Open, after a brilliant 3-under 68 today at Carnoustie Links. Now nine under, his nearest opponent in the finals is American Steve Stricker; Tiger Woods fell back to 15th today. If El Nino holds his... More »

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