10 Stories

The Best, Worst Cities for Sticking to Resolutions

Salt Lake City is best, Detroit is worst: WalletHub

(Newser) - It takes only weeks for 80% of people to drop their New Year's resolutions, per US News , but whether you're among that group may depend on where you live. To determine the best and worst cities for residents to keep resolutions, WalletHub analyzed a host of data on... More »

Officials: 1 in Custody After College Shooting

Shooting comes a day after another on Paine's campus

(Newser) - A suspect has been taken into custody after a shooting at a Georgia college left one person wounded, officials said today. One person was shot at Paine College in Augusta and was alert and conscious when taken to a hospital for treatment, Richmond County sheriff's officials said in a... More »

Tiger Drives Masters Ticket Prices Sky-High

Meanwhile, Augusta chairman rips Woods

(Newser) - The prices of Masters tickets have gone waaaay over par, thanks to the participation of one Eldrick “Tiger” Woods. The New York Post reports seeing four-day tickets, which typically sell for about $2,500, going for $7,500, but as you can see from this screenshot, they’ve been... More »

Tiger Breaks Silence, Denies Using PEDs

Golfer faces the media for first full press conference

(Newser) - Tiger Woods put in his first public practice session in Augusta today, and followed it up with a press conference that represented his first full-length interview since his sex scandal broke. The most pointed questions revolved around his relationship with Dr. Anthony Galea, who’s been connected with performance-enhancing drugs.... More »

Tiger Woods Practices at Augusta

Golf return is just two weeks away

(Newser) - Tiger Woods is officially back in the saddle. The promiscuous golf star was seen practicing at Augusta National Golf Club yesterday, a day after giving his first interviews since the scandal broke. Woods intends to return for the Masters on April 8. More »

Anyone But Masters Leads at Augusta

Tiger could still pull off comeback win, though he never has

(Newser) - As Tiger Woods finds himself six strokes back going into today's concluding round of the Augusta Masters tournament, ESPN takes a look at the unlikely foursome at the top of the leaderboard. Trevor Immelman is four months removed from a hospital visit, Brandt Snedeker is practically still a rookie, Steve... More »

Hole in One Doesn't Touch Tiger Territory

Nice moment for Poulter, but No.1 golfer still has no successor

(Newser) - Ian Poulter's hole in one in yesterday's opening round was impressive, but that doesn't bring him to the level of golf's unassailable leader. Tiger Woods, though he's sitting four shots back of the leaders after the first day of the Augusta Masters, is still unquestionably the world's best golfer. The... More »

Surprise! Tiger is the Favorite for Augusta

Golf legend makes winning look like child's play

(Newser) - The outcome of the Masters is all too obvious, an anonymous pro writes for He expects Tiger Woods to win in one of his best performances yet, fulfilling the four-time Masters champion's promises that he is still improving his game. Though Tiger is making most of the tournament... More »

Masters Goes to Johnson

(Newser) - The storybook re-coronation of Tiger Woods had a surprise ending in Augusta, where the entire field was hobbled by blunders, and an obscure Iowan walked away with the coveted green jacket.  Zach Johnson hit a three-under 69 on his last 18 holes to finish in the lead with a... More »

Woods Hapless at Augusta

(Newser) - The Masters remains wide open after Day 2, with an unassuming two-under 142 leading the field.  Tiger Woods is five shots from the lead, a strikingly poor performance from a player most pundits assumed would dominate Augusta in typical unflappable godlike fashion.  Relative golf demigod Phil Mickelson also... More »

10 Stories