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Guess Who? Tiger Woods Makes Run at Masters

He's only 3 strokes back heading into the weekend

(Newser) - Tiger Woods is back to making headlines the usual way: He had a terrific round of 6-under-par today at the Masters and enters the weekend tied for third place, only 3 strokes off the lead, reports ESPN . At one point, Woods strung together birdies on six of eight holes, finishing...

John Daly's Ex-Wife Dishes on Sex, Golf, and 16th Hole

And you thought Tiger was a golfer gone wild

(Newser) - Hell hath no fury like a golfer's wife spurned, and Sherrie Daly has a new book out giving her philandering ex more than a little hell, reports the New York Post. The fourth ex-wife of hard-drinking, chain-smoking golfer John Daly dishes on the temptations of the PGA tour, their nine-year...

Golf Has a New No. 1

 Golf Has a 
 New No. 1 

Golf Has a New No. 1

Lee Westwood knocks Tiger out for first time since '05

(Newser) - For the first time in more than five years, Tiger Woods is no longer golf's No. 1 player. Lee Westwood of England took the top ranking today after PGA champion Martin Kaymer failed to finish among the top two at the Andalucia Masters in Spain. Woods had been No. 1...

Sleepy Golfer DQ'd for Missing Pro-Am Tee Time

Jim Furyk blames cellphone alarm for tardiness

(Newser) - Jim Furyk is the most newsworthy golfer of the day— sorry, Tiger —for something he didn't do: show up for his pro-am tee time. The third-ranked player's cellphone died overnight, and with it, his alarm, reports the Newark Star-Ledger . He overslept, but not by much, and was just 5...

Tiger Has Career's Worst Finish
 Tiger Has Career's Worst Finish 
18 OVER, second-to-last

Tiger Has Career's Worst Finish

Woods in danger of losing No. 1 ranking

(Newser) - Tiger Woods has never looked worse. As he has done so often on Sunday at Firestone, he doffed his cap as he walked up to the 18th green. Only this time, the world's No. 1 player wore a look of resignation. He missed yet another putt and finished with a...

Injured Tiger Quits Players Tourney
 Injured Tiger 
 Quits Players Tourney 

Injured Tiger Quits Players Tourney

Drops out in apparent pain after 7th hole

(Newser) - Tiger Woods withdrew from the Players Championship today with an injury that he fears might be a bulging disk in his upper back. "I've been playing with a bad neck for about a month," Woods said. After hitting his drive well to the right on the seventh hole,...

Tiger Fails to Make Cut at PGA Event
 Tiger Fails 
 to Make Cut 
 at PGA Event  
karma's a bitch

Tiger Fails to Make Cut at PGA Event

After 4th-place Masters finish, Woods fires a 79

(Newser) - In his second tournament back from self-imposed exile, Tiger Woods missed the cut at the Quail Hollow Championship today, shooting a 79 to finish the first two rounds 9 over. It's just the sixth time in his pro career he has failed to advance to weekend play, the Charlotte Observer...

Tiger Woods Starts Strong, Ignores Plane Banner

He doesn't appear rusty on the front nine

(Newser) - Tiger Woods didn't seem to have much rust in the early going today at the Masters. He got a nice ovation from the gallery before teeing off on the first hole, which he acknowledged with a smile and tip of his cap. He began with a pair of pars before...

Tiger Returning to Rehab
 Tiger Returning to Rehab 

Tiger Returning to Rehab

Woods' statement comes during week-long therapy break

(Newser) - Tiger Woods' much-anticipated statement to the press comes during a break from his therapy, according to a letter from PGA Tour Commissioner Tim Finchem obtained by AP . Fellow golfers have slammed Woods for choosing to make his first public comments since his car crash and subsequent scandals during the Match...

PGA Faces Life Without Tiger
 PGA Faces Life Without Tiger  

PGA Faces Life Without Tiger

Tour forced to sell sponsorships at cut rates

(Newser) - As the PGA Tour season gets under way, it has become painfully clear how important Tiger Woods has been to his sport. With the megastar conspicuously absent, the Tour has been struggling to sell sponsorships and attract ratings. Three of this year's events still lack a corporate sponsor, and the...

Watson Relives Old Glories Before Delighted Brits

(Newser) - Tom Watson—yep, that Tom Watson—found himself in an unusual spot today: explaining how on earth he's atop the leader board at the British Open at age 59. “I think there was some spirituality out there," he said after his 5-under-par 65, "just the serenity of...

Turnberry: British Open's Forgotten Gem

(Newser) - When the British Open begins Thursday, many players will get their first taste of the tournament’s estranged beauty: Turnberry. The last time the Open was held there, Bill Clinton was in his first term and Tiger Woods had just finished high school. The course, which runs along a rugged...

Mickelson's Mom Has Breast Cancer, Too

(Newser) - Phil Mickelson's mother has breast cancer and will undergo surgery this week at the same hospital that's treating her daughter-in-law for the disease. Amy Mickelson, the star golfer's wife, was diagnosed in May. Phil Mickelson's sister, Tina, tells the San Diego Union-Tribune she made the diagnosis...

Campbell Leads; Tiger's 5 Back
 Campbell Leads; 
 Tiger's 5 Back 
the masters

Campbell Leads; Tiger's 5 Back

(Newser) - Chad Campbell led an assault on the scoreboard, shooting a 7-under-par 65 to take the top spot after the opening round of the Masters. As for Tiger Woods, he struggled with his putter but still managed 70 in his first major since last year's US Open. Jim Furyk and Hunter...

Tiger Loses in Second Round
Tiger Loses
in Second Round

Tiger Loses in Second Round

(Newser) - One day after a ceremonious return to golf, Tiger Woods was on his way home. Tim Clark of South Africa played 16 holes without a bogey and knocked Woods out of the Accenture Match Play Championship with a 4-and-2 victory. The good news for golf is that it probably won't...

Woods Cruises to First-Round Victory

(Newser) - Eight months after his last tournament, Tiger Woods looked as though he'd never been away. Woods made a triumphant return to golf today in the Accenture Match Play Championship in Arizona with a spectacular start that showed golf what it had been missing for 253 days. Woods defeated Brendan Jones...

Tiger Returns to PGA Next Week

(Newser) - Eight months after winning the US Open on one good leg, a healthy Tiger Woods is returning to golf. Woods said on his Web site today that he will defend his title next week in the Accenture Match Play Championship in Tucson. "I'm now ready to play again,"...

Teed-Off Daly Smashes Fan's Camera

Grumpy golfer loses it with snapper at Australian Open

(Newser) - US Golfer John Daly smashed a snap-happy fan's camera during a tough opening round in the Australian Open, the Sydney Morning Herald reports. After pushing his tee shot on the 9th hole into a clump of trees, the enraged duffer grabbed the camera as the fan tried to take a...

Golfer Daly Passes Out in Hooters

(Newser) - John Daly, the bad boy of golf, had a very bad weekend. Winston-Salem police say he passed out drunk in a Hooters restaurant, then refused to go to the hospital. As a result, cops made him spend the night in jail to sober up, the Winston-Salem Journal reports. Daly, who...

Wie Snubs Women's Major, Opts to Play in Men's Event

Is it payback for being disqualified from a recent tournament?

(Newser) - Michelle Wie seems to be getting some payback on the LPGA after being disqualified from a recent tournament for failing to sign her scorecard, notes Thomas Bonk in the Los Angeles Times. It may be just a coincidence, but when the women's British Open tees off this week, the 18-year-old...

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