Tag Archives: Injury

Aug
15
2017

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I have a lot of mixed feelings about writing this post for a variety of reasons, but since I’ve already been triggered on Twitter, I might as well expand beyond bytes limited to 140 characters.

ESPN is reporting that Tiger Woods had Vicodin, Dilaudid, Xanax, Ambien and THC in his system when he was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence in May.

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Aug
13
2017
By Stephanie Wei under PGA Championship

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Rory McIlroy might sit out the rest of 2017. And honestly, I hope he does — it’s the “smart” thing to do, but also easier said than done for any competitor.

Following his final round three-under 68 at the PGA Championship, the four-time major champ revealed he hadn’t been completely honest with the extent to which his rib injury was still affecting him. 

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Sep
14
2014
By Stephanie Wei under General

Australian golfing legend Greg Norman nearly lost his left hand in an accident while using a chainsaw on Saturday.

He posted the above photo of himself in a hospital bed on his Instagram account with the caption, “Working with a chainsaw ALWAYS be respectful of the unexpected. I was one lucky man today. Damaged, but not down & out. Still have left hand.”

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Mar
6
2014
Ouch.
Fresh off the biggest victory of his career, the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship, just two weeks ago, Jason Day was forced to withdraw from the WGC-Cadillac Championship on Thursday with a thumb injury. Day, the world no. 4, says his left thumb bothered him the last time he played and the discomfort continued at Doral.

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Jan
3
2013
Fowler

Fowler playing tough

During Thursday’s press conference at Kapalua for the PGA Tour’s season-opening Hyundai Tournament of Champions, Rickie Fowler didn’t waste any time revealing a minor detail about his health last year. Starting around the 2012 U.S. Open, Fowler’s lower back started to bother him. Turned out his SI joints, along with his L-4 and L-5 (low back and hips), were inflamed.

“They were pissed off at me,” said the 24-year-old golfer with a smile.

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Mar
21
2012
By Conor Nagle under PGA Tour

Yes, those shoes are terrible.

Though it amounted to little more than a plodding injury debrief, Tiger Woods’s pre-tournament interrogation at Bay Hill this morning still managed to yield a headline-grabbing flash of insight.

Indeed, lost amid countless Achilles-related queries was the suggestion that the former world No1’s anxieties had already shifted to another, less metaphorically significant part of the body.

This week, Tiger’s Achilles heel could be his back.

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Sep
25
2011

Heart, sweat and tears

Karen Stupples won the 12th match on Sunday to give the Europeans a one-point advantage 9-8 over the Americans. And she didn’t even have to hit a shot. Her slated opponent American Cristie Kerr was forced to withdraw due to a wrist injury and forfeited the match:

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