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Players with Saudi releases have to decide if it's worth it

Dec. 21, 2021 13:28 PM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The PGA Tour is giving conditional releases to more than two dozen of its members who have signed up to play the Saudi International. The next step is who decides to take the appearance money in exchange for what could be a sharp change in their playing...

Woods returns with 3 shots that look like the Tiger of old

Dec. 18, 2021 19:01 PM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Except for riding in a cart instead of walking, Tiger Woods at times looked just like he did a year ago in the PNC Championship on Saturday. Just not very often. “Two good shots — three — came off exactly how I wanted,” Woods said. The...

Woods returns to golf, still 'long way' from the real thing

Dec. 17, 2021 16:36 PM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Tiger Woods walked onto the tee for a routine pro-am round Friday and felt an unexpected dose of nerves, realizing how long it had been since he had an audience on the golf course. The small grandstand behind the tee was packed, everyone on their feet....

Weekend practice sessions for Tiger fuel talk about return

Dec. 07, 2021 21:04 PM EST

NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Tiger Woods kept everyone guessing at the Hero World Challenge with weekend range sessions that got as much attention as the two eagles Viktor Hovland made in his comeback victory. What's next? Only he knows. It started two weeks ago with a...

Hovland rallies to win from 6 back and deny Morikawa No. 1

Dec. 05, 2021 17:45 PM EST

NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — The 24-year-old rising star put a nice ribbon on a three-win year in golf by posing with Tiger Woods at the trophy presentation Sunday in the Hero World Challenge. It just wasn't the winner anyone imagined. Not even Viktor...

Spieth, Stenson each docked 2 shots for playing wrong tee

Dec. 05, 2021 15:40 PM EST

NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Jordan Spieth first almost went out of turn. Then he had his ball teed up a fraction ahead of the marker before Henrik Stenson pointed it out. Turns out that was the least of their problems on the ninth hole Sunday at the Hero World Challenge. ...

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...

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...

LPGA player of the year coming down to Ko and Nelly Korda

Oct. 26, 2021 16:45 PM EDT

The LPGA Tour decides its player of the year based strictly on points. If those were style points, Nelly Korda would be tough to beat. Korda's three LPGA victories this year include her first major, the KPMG Women's PGA Championship at Atlanta Athletic Club, which...

John McLaren, a caddie of 'extraordinary ability,' to retire

Oct. 19, 2021 13:05 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Paul Casey finished with a 68 in Las Vegas, thus closing a remarkable chapter for a British man of “extraordinary ability.” The description refers specifically to his caddie, John McLaren, who has worked his final tournament in America. ...