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Tiger Woods, Girlfriend Sued After Bartender's Death

Man was allegedly over-served at Woods' bar

(Newser) - Tiger Woods is being sued by the parents of an alcoholic bartender who died after crashing his car on his way home from a shift at the golfer's bar. The wrongful death lawsuit filed by the parents of 24-year-old Nicolas Immesberger says his blood-alcohol limit was more than three... More »

Trump Awards Highest Honor to 'True Legend' Tiger Woods

He's the youngest golfer to receive Presidential Medal of Freedom

(Newser) - President Trump awarded golfer Tiger Woods the nation's highest civilian honor on Monday, describing the 43-year-old as a "true legend" who transformed golf and then fought through years of injury to return to the sport's summit. Trump awarded Woods with the Presidential Medal of Freedom. He's... More »

Nike's Tiger Woods Ad Got It Fundamentally Wrong

Op-ed: Woods is no longer the superhero we knew; he's a mere mortal, and that's better

(Newser) - No sooner had Tiger Woods won the Masters than Nike was out with a nostalgic ad celebrating his greatness over the years. At the Wall Street Journal , Jason Gay worries that it's a sign we're about to make the same mistake all over again with Woods—mythologizing him... More »

Tiger Woods' Stunning Win Cost Bookies Millions

One gambler won $1.2M

(Newser) - Tiger Woods' stunning Masters win in Georgia on Sunday was a great day for the golfer and for anybody who can't resist a good comeback story—but a lousy day for bookies. A customer betting with William Hill in Las Vegas won $1.2 million with an $85,000... More »

Nike Releases Tearjerker Ad After Tiger Win

He's 'chasing the same dream as a 3-year-old'

(Newser) - Nike had a new ad ready to go as soon as Tiger Woods won his fifth Masters on Sunday , capping an amazing comeback with his first major tournament win in 11 years. The 52-second spot Nike tweeted on Sunday looks at different stages of Woods' career and says "It'... More »

Tiger Woods Wins Masters in Stunning Comeback

The once-great golfer proves he's great again

(Newser) - Tiger Woods achieved an incredible career comeback Sunday by winning his fifth Masters and his first major tournament in nearly 11 years, ESPN reports. And he did it in dramatic fashion, beginning the final round at 2 down against Italy's Francesco Molinari, the reigning Open champ, and playing an... More »

Bizarre Course Hazard Befalls Tiger Woods at Masters

A security guard slips, then slides into the golfer's ankle on the course at Masters

(Newser) - Tiger Woods is very much in the hunt at the Masters, just one stroke behind the leaders after two rounds. And that's despite a strange occurrence on the 14th hole that appeared to injure him, at least briefly. After Woods launched his second shot, a security guard trying to... More »

There Was $9M on the Line, and One Golfer Got It All

Phil Mickelson wins match against Tiger Woods with birdie on 22nd hole

(Newser) - It was billed as golf's first pay-per-view broadcast: Phil Mickelson vs. Tiger Woods in a $9 million made-for-TV match Friday in Las Vegas. Only 700 invited guests were allowed to watch, and what they saw was Mickelson win on the 22nd hole. Mickelson was 1 up after 16 holes... More »

Tiger Woods Wins His First Title in 5 Years

'I had a hard time not crying,' says 42-year-old

(Newser) - He'd done it 79 previous times, but Tiger Woods says No. 80 is pretty special. The golf great won the Tour Championship in Atlanta Sunday for his 80th PGA Tour victory. As USA Today notes, it was Woods' first win since 2013—or more precisely, in 1,876 days.... More »

Tiger Woods Is Asked About Trump, Trump Loves His Reply

Tiger didn't take the bait from the 'fake news media,' he tweets

(Newser) - President Trump thinks Tiger Woods' interviewing skills are as good as his golf ones, or so he suggested in a Monday tweet . After finishing up the Northern Trust tourney Sunday, the golfer was asked by the press about his relationship with Trump, whom he has golfed with on several occasions.... More »

Tiger Woods Loses British Open After First Lead in 9 Years

However, he was the first to congratulate Italy's Francesco Molinari on the big win

(Newser) - Francesco Molinari played a steady hand amid another crazy ending at Carnoustie and won the British Open to become Italy's first major champion, per the AP . Tiger Woods took the lead on Sunday at a major for the first time in nine years and lost it with one bad... More »

On Final Day at British Open, Tiger Is on the Prowl

For brief moment Saturday, Woods sat atop the leaderboard

(Newser) - For 20 minutes on a Saturday afternoon at the British Open, Tiger Woods' name was back atop a leaderboard at a major and Scotland was buzzing. Not much in golf compares with Woods on a charge. So when he rolled in a 40-foot birdie putt on No. 9, stiffed an... More »

Tiger Woods, Mickelson Will Play 1-on-1 for $10M

Pair reportedly will face off in a winner-take-all 'death match'

(Newser) - A "$10 million winner-take-all, 18-hole death match" is how it's being billed by Golf.com , and it's got the sport's two highest-profile "frenemies" vying for the kitty. Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson are said to be gearing up for the showdown, which Mickelson notes was... More »

Suddenly, Tiger Woods Has Masters Abuzz Again

He's seen as a strong contender this weekend after all but disappearing from golf

(Newser) - The Masters gets underway Thursday, and club chairman Fred Ridley says he can't remember any previous one generating so much buzz. The main reason: Tiger Woods, who has returned to competition after a fourth back surgery and suddenly looks very much like a 14-time major champion capable of resuming... More »

Tiger Woods Learns Fate in Reckless Driving Case

He avoids jail time in plea deal

(Newser) - Tiger Woods has pleaded guilty to reckless driving and agreed to enter a diversion program to settle a charge of driving under the influence, the AP reports. After the superstar golfer entered the plea Friday in Palm Beach County, Florida, a prosecutor said Woods has completed 50 hours of community... More »

Tiger Woods Among Celebs Hit by Latest Nude Photo Hack

Lindsey Vonn, Miley Cyrus also affected

(Newser) - Another nude photo scandal has hit Hollywood. This time, naked pictures allegedly featuring celebrities including Tiger Woods, Lindsey Vonn, Miley Cyrus, Kristen Stewart, Stella Maxwell, and Katharine McPhee have surfaced on the Celeb Jihad website. Per two reports from TMZ , Woods, McPhee, Stewart, and Maxwell have already sicced lawyers on... More »

Tiger Woods' Drug Report Released

It shows he had Xanax, Vicodin, THC in his system during arrest

(Newser) - A toxicology report shows Tiger Woods had multiple drugs in his system—including painkillers and sleep medications—when he was arrested on suspicion of DUI on Memorial Day in Florida. The report released Monday shows Woods had apparently taken painkillers with brand names Vicodin and Dilaudid and anxiety and sleep... More »

Scaramucci Has a New, Unwanted Title

The 'Mooch' tops list of least powerful people in the world

(Newser) - Power: One day you have it, the next you don't. No one likely knows that better than the world's 50 "least powerful" people, described by 24/7 Wall St. as "well-known individuals around the world who have recently experienced a precipitous loss in stature." The top... More »

Tiger Woods Staggers, Stumbles in Dashcam Video

Police release footage of golfer failing sobriety tests

(Newser) - Police say they didn't find alcohol in Tiger Woods' system after his DUI arrest early Monday—but dashcam video released Wednesday makes it easy to see why they thought there might have been. In video released by the police department in Jupiter, Fla., the golfer stumbles, slurs his words,... More »

First Tiger's Mugshot; Next, a Dashcam Video

Golfer filmed by dashcam while trying to perform sobriety tests

(Newser) - Tiger Woods' DUI arrest and mugshot have topped headlines over the past few days, and now the Smoking Gun reports there soon may be more visual evidence. A police report out of Jupiter, Fla., notes the sobriety field tests Woods was asked to perform after cops found him asleep at... More »

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