Tag Archives: Injuries

Jul
11
2015
By Stephanie Wei under British Open

After Rory McIlroy injured his ankle in a “kickabout” with friends last Saturday, the world no. 1 sent a text accompanied by a photo to none other than Tiger Woods, seeking advice, according to USA Today’s Steve DiMeglio. Which makes sense given the 14-time major champion’s well-documented history of ailments.

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Sep
11
2014
By Stephanie Wei under FedExCup

Jason Day has been plagued with injuries this year, with the most recent occurring last week in Denver at the BMW Championship. Day was forced to withdraw midway through the second round. However, during the first round of the Tour Championship, another member of Team Day had to pull out — Jason’s longtime caddie and coach, Colin Swatton, was forced to put down the bag after seven holes at East Lake on Thursday.

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Jul
20
2012
By Conor Nagle under The Open Championship

Photo op! Jason Blue (16) poses with his autographed glove.

Lancashire teenager Jason Blue was standing in the rough lining Royal Lytham’s 15th fairway yesterday afternoon when he was struck in the head by a wayward tee shot.

The 16-year-old had been straining to catch a glimpse of Rory McIlroy at the time, little realising Fate had contrived a scenario under which he could meet the former US Open champion.

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Nov
10
2011
By Conor Nagle under Presidents Cup

This pose is NOT good for your shoulders.

Presidents Cup hopeful Hunter Mahan has withdrawn from the Australian Open, citing pain in his right shoulder.

The three-time Tour winner spent time on the range prior to his second round in the hope of alleviating the discomfort, but withdrew rather than threaten his participation in next week’s Presidents Cup.

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Aug
2
2011
By Stephanie Wei under Tiger Woods

I'm baaaack, b*itches! Well, TBD.

Even though Firestone Country Club, the site of the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational, was closed to the public today, the atmosphere was already buzzing with an extra jolt of excitement and intrigue early on Tuesday morning. Accompanied with swing coach Sean Foley and old-friend-occasional-travel-agent-turned-temp-caddie Bryon Bell, Tiger Woods was the first on the range to warm-up before heading to the tee to play nine holes with roughly a dozen reporters in tow.

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