Latest Tiger Woods News

Column: Rahm's big run is putting everyone in golf on notice

Jan. 24, 2023 11:25 AM EST

Davis Thompson, a 23-year-old PGA Tour rookie and former No. 1 amateur, needed only five words to indicate the odds he faced in the final round of The American Express. “I'm playing against Jon Rahm.” This isn't the first time Rahm has been regarded as among golf's...

An old-school Sony Open and questions about 36-hole cuts

Jan. 11, 2023 17:52 PM EST

HONOLULU (AP) — No two tournaments held in consecutive weeks in the same state have so little in common as Kapalua on Maui and the Sony Open on Oahu. One is an elite field of 39 players, the other a full field of 144. The prize money this week is $7.9 million, compared with $15...

Masters champions could be in for dinner unlike any other

Jan. 05, 2023 06:04 AM EST

KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) — This exclusive field of champions might be the most anticipated event of the year. And it's nowhere near the Pacific shores along Kapalua. The Masters Club is the formal name of the annual dinner Tuesday night at Augusta National during the Masters in April,...

Kapalua notebook: Zalatoris ready to return from back injury

Jan. 04, 2023 17:17 PM EST

KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) — Will Zalatoris has gone more than four months since competing because of a back injury. That gave him plenty of time to contemplate a year of close calls capped off by his first win, and to learn about how his body works. “Probably more than I think I ever...

Column: New year on the PGA Tour more mysterious than ever

Jan. 03, 2023 14:34 PM EST

KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) — One moment the splash of a humpback whale's tail pierced the Pacific blue below the Plantation Course at Kapalua. Before long, as players began lining up for practice rounds, a brief shower sent everyone seeking cover. It was a fitting start to a new year on...

Column: Tales from the PGA Tour after fractured year in golf

Dec. 27, 2022 09:43 AM EST

Behind the ropes in the Bahamas were a pair of longtime PGA professionals. One was David Young, getting ready to retire after 20 years at Sleepy Hollow in New York. The other was Mike Thomas, now retired from Harmony Landing in Kentucky. Both are the only swing coaches Cameron Young...

Kathy Whitworth, winningest golfer in history, dies at 83

Dec. 25, 2022 18:28 PM EST

Kathy Whitworth set a benchmark in golf no one has ever touched, whether it was Sam Snead or Tiger Woods, Mickey Wright or Annika Sorenstam. Her 88 victories are the most by any player on a single professional tour. Whitworth, whose LPGA Tour victories spanned nearly a...

Column: Tiger has shots and a limp to keep everyone guessing

Dec. 20, 2022 09:24 AM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Tiger Woods relished the two days spent with his son, along with the chance to remind anyone watching he still has game. Some of the shots he hit during the PNC Championship did not belong to a ceremonial golfer. Woods hasn't lost his needle, either, as sharp...

Singh and son finally win PNC as Woods can't make up ground

Dec. 18, 2022 17:47 PM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Vijay Singh and his son finally cashed in on their 16th try at the PNC Championship. For Tiger Woods, he happily settled for another great week with his son in the one tournament where no one has a bad time. “It was great being with Dad after working so hard...

Woods and son hobble to a 59 and are 2 back of Team Thomas

Dec. 17, 2022 18:44 PM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Tiger Woods and 13-year-old son Charlie weren't about to let a bad foot and a bum ankle keep them from playing together in the PNC Championship. The way they played Saturday, they might even be able to win it. The partnership Woods referred to as “Team Ice...