Tag Archives: Tiger Woods

Jul
30
2014

 

The WGC-Bridgestone Invitational will be Tiger Woods’ third event since returning to competition from back surgery. He has not played well in the previous two events, but he said the venue this week will give him confidence. Tiger owns Firestone Country Club with eight wins dating back to 1999, and said, “This golf course is just amazing. It’s very forward. It’s right in front of you.”

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Jul
19
2014
By Bernie D'Amato under The Open Championship

 

Tiger Woods is still shaking rust off his game. After going three-under through his first 10 holes at Hoylake, Tiger double-bogeyed 2 (his 11th), and triple-bogeyed 7 before finishing with a birdie on 9 for a 73. At three-over for the championship, Woods is currently T58.

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Jul
18
2014
By Bernie D'Amato under The Open Championship

 

What a difference a day makes. Yesterday, the golf world was in full Tiger comeback mode, and today, we all want to take a second to regroup. Tiger Woods got off to a poor start, and had to birdie the 18th to make the cut (+2) after a triple-bogey on 17. Major number 15 will have to wait, but at least Tiger will have two more rounds on the road to recovery.

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Jul
16
2014
By Bernie D'Amato under The Open Championship

 

ESPN is giving golf fans all the coverage they would ever want for the 143rd Open Championship. On Thursday and Friday, ESPN will air 11 hours of live play from 4 a.m. – 3 p.m. ET. There will also be a live feed dedicated to Tiger Woods on ESPN3.

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Jul
16
2014
By Bernie D'Amato under Tiger Woods

 

Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, and Jordan Spieth have been added to the field for the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational beginning July 31st at Firestone Country Club. Spieth is in fifth place in the FedEx Cup Standings, but Woods and Mickelson are both looking for quality starts in order to make it to the Tour Championship.

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Jul
16
2014
By Bernie D'Amato under The Open Championship

 

The groupings at The Open Championship are one-of-a-kind. Every player goes off the first tee from 6:25 a.m. to 4:06 p.m local time. The roughly ten hour time difference creates what Matt Kuchar calls “luck of the draw here or unluck of the draw.” Weather is a huge factor in links golf, and the players who adapt to the changing conditions will be on top of the leader board on Sunday.

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Jul
15
2014
By Bernie D'Amato under The Open Championship

 

What are the players saying at the 143rd Open Championship? Many have talked about putting a 2-iron in their bag to fight the windy conditions, and how the course is playing compared to the ’06 Open at Hoylake. On Thursday, we will see which course strategy works the best, but for now, it’s all about the quotes.

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