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Final goodbye: Recalling influential people who died in 2021

Dec. 02, 2021 13:59 PM EST

They both carved out sterling reputations as military and political leaders over years of public service. But both also saw their legacies tarnished by their actions in the long, bloody war in Iraq. Former Secretary of State Colin Powell and former Defense Secretary...

With a shot at No. 1, Bahamas no holiday for Collin Morikawa

Dec. 01, 2021 17:42 PM EST

NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — The Hero World Challenge has all the trappings of a working vacation on a Caribbean island with a 20-man field, no cut and warm tropical air in December. It just doesn't feel that way to Collin Morikawa. A historic year for the 24-year-old...

Column: Even a little Tiger is better than no Tiger at all

Nov. 30, 2021 19:02 PM EST

NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — The only certainty about Tiger Woods is that he won't be playing very much golf, and that's if he decides it's worth trying to scale a mountain taller than all the previous ones. “Making progress,” he wrote to accompany a video of his swing...

Tiger Woods says his legacy and allegiance are with PGA Tour

Nov. 30, 2021 18:03 PM EST

NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Tiger Woods left little room for interpretation when it comes to Greg Norman’s latest attempt at a competing tour or other proposed leagues offering guaranteed riches to players to compete in team formats. He made his history on the PGA Tour and...

Woods has little to offer on past accident or future in golf

Nov. 30, 2021 12:39 PM EST

NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Tiger Woods had nothing to say about the February car crash that shattered his right leg and he had even less of an idea what his future in golf holds except that he's a long way from deciding whether he can compete against the best. “I can show...

Morikawa heads to Bahamas for a shot at No. 1 in the world

Nov. 30, 2021 09:57 AM EST

PGA TOUR HERO WORLD CHALLENGE Site: Nassau, Bahamas. Course: Albany GC. Yardage: 7,309. Par: 72. Purse: $3.5 million. Winner's share: $1 million. Television: Thursday-Friday, 1:30-4:30...

Woods says a return to the top not a 'realistic expectation'

Nov. 29, 2021 20:27 PM EST

NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Tiger Woods says he expects to play golf again, just not very often, and he doesn't see himself reaching the top of the sport again because “I don't think that's a realistic expectation of me.” He says he can see himself picking certain...

Lee Elder, 1st Black golfer to play Masters, dies at age 87

Nov. 29, 2021 16:30 PM EST

Lee Elder played through the scourge of racism. He broke down enormous barriers. He carved a path for Tiger Woods and others to follow. Finally, in the waning months of his life, he took his rightful place at Augusta National. Alongside the greats. ...

LPGA Tour seizing on more sponsor interest in women's sports

Nov. 23, 2021 13:56 PM EST

Ten years ago, the LPGA Tour had eight players earn at least $1 million in the season. One indication of how much has changed is Nasa Hataoka. The 22-year-old from Japan earned more than $1 million from two runner-up finishes this year. They came at...

Column: One rivalry based on performance, another on words

Nov. 23, 2021 12:42 PM EST

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — Golf loves a good rivalry, and right now there would seem to be something for everyone, depending on tastes. One is based on performance and admiration. “Honestly, it was the ‘Jin Young Ko Show’ today. It was really cool to...