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Tiger Woods Cheers as Serena Williams Wins Again

The golf great encouraged her comeback, she says

(Newser) - Serena Williams turned to Tiger Woods for his input before she made her recent comeback from a year-long injury absence, the AP reports. On Wednesday night, Woods sat courtside at the US Open, throwing uppercuts in the stands to cheer Williams on to victory. “He’s one of the...

Top 10 Baby Names Inspired by Sports Stars

Kobe tops the most recent list

(Newser) - Teachers will be calling on a lot more Kobes in about five years. As KTLA reports, the name "Kobe" tops the list of baby names presumably inspired by sports stars between 2000 and 2021. The list, compiled by Betsperts , found that more than 17,000 infants born in the...

Here's How Much LIV Golf Offered Tiger Woods

Between $700M and $800M, CEO Greg Norman confirms

(Newser) - The new Saudi-funded golf league really wants Tiger Woods. So badly, in fact, that it offered around $800 million to the most famous name in golf. Fox News host Tucker Carlson asked LIV Golf series CEO Greg Norman to confirm the reported $700 million to $800 million figure offered to...

For Tiger Woods, a First He Didn't Want to Achieve

Hurting golf legend pulls out of a Major for the first time ever

(Newser) - Tiger Woods produced a couple of firsts Saturday, neither cause for a fist pump. He posted his highest score ever in the PGA Championship, and later withdrew from a major for the first time in his pro career. Hours after Woods limped his way to a 9-over 79 in the...

Woods Has Worst Day at PGA Championship

After a 79, golfer doesn't say whether he'll play the final round

(Newser) - After playing terrifically Friday to make the cut, Tiger Woods didn't have anything left for the third round of the PGA Championship on Saturday. The result was the worst score, by two shots, that he's ever put up at the tournament, Yahoo Sport reports. The struggle and the...

Woods Completes His Masters Test With Brutal Score

Golfing great posts his personal worst at Augusta, but manages to play all 72 holes

(Newser) - After playing well enough in the first couple of rounds to make the cut, Tiger Woods wrapped up his Masters on Sunday with his worst score at Augusta ever. Woods' 6-over 78 dropped him well out of contention, CBS Sports reports, and was only one stroke better than his worst...

Woods Says He 'Felt Good' in First Round
Woods Plays
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Woods Plays Again at Augusta

Star posts 71 in return to Masters

(Newser) - Tiger Woods had some good moments, some unlucky outcomes and a couple of blunders Thursday in his opening round of the Masters. Given what he's gone through over the last past year or so, he surely wasn’t going to complain. His day at Georgia's Augusta National was...

Tiger Woods Heads Back to Augusta
Tiger Woods: 'I Feel
Like I'm Going to Play'

Tiger Woods: 'I Feel Like I'm Going to Play'

Golf legend is at Augusta, plans to compete in the Masters this week

(Newser) - Update: Tiger Woods says he plans to play in this week's Masters. If he does, it would be his first competitive tournament since he was seriously injured in a car accident last year, notes the Washington Post . “As of right now, I feel like I am going to...

After Barely Playing, Tiger Woods Wins $8M Golf Prize

He's the first winner of the Player Impact Program

(Newser) - Last year wasn't exactly a banner year for Tiger Woods' golfing career—he spent much of 2021 learning to walk again after a February rollover crash mangled his right leg so badly that doctors considered amputation. His only tournament of the year was the PNC Championship exhibition father/son challenge...

Tiger Woods Gives Up Full-Time Golfing

Says it's not a 'realistic expectation' of him after car accident

(Newser) - In his first extensive interview since his rollover crash in February, Tiger Woods gave Golf Digest some big news. While the golfer will still play the sport, he says things will be different moving forward. "I think something that is realistic is playing the tour one day—never full...

Rachel Uchitel Wants Out of Tiger Woods NDA

She'd like to be able to defend herself

(Newser) - When her affair with the married Tiger Woods became public in 2009, Rachel Uchitel signed a nondisclosure agreement more than 30 pages long that she feels has controlled her life since. Other people are free to talk about her and the star golfer online and in the news media, of...

These Injuries Are His Worst, Woods Says

Concentrating on rehab, golfer says his immediate goal is to walk

(Newser) - The possibility of playing golf seems distant, and Tiger Woods doesn't want to say whether that's his long-term goal. But after his horrific auto accident in February, the star golfer says he's "focused on my No. 1 goal right now: walking on my own." He...

First Pic of Tiger Woods Since Feb. Crash Emerges

Golfer posted it himself, showing him smiling and on crutches at home in Florida

(Newser) - Tiger Woods is back on the green, though with an orthopedic boot encasing his leg and a dog in tow. On Friday, the 45-year-old golfer, who was in a serious car accident in late February in Los Angeles, posted the first pic of himself since the crash, showing himself smiling...

Expert Suspects Tiger Woods Was Unconscious Before Crash

Due to the lack of steering and braking

(Newser) - A 22-page collision report on Tiger Woods' Feb. 23 car crash in Los Angeles was obtained by USA Today , and it suggests to one expert that the golfer may have been unconscious behind the wheel. Jonathan Cherney, a forensic crash reconstruction expert who visited the scene a day after the...

Cops: Tiger Woods Applied 99% Pressure to Gas in Crash

They think he meant to hit the brake

(Newser) - Tiger Woods was driving in an unsafe manner at the time of his Feb. 23 car crash in California, and Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva on Wednesday detailed what that looked like. The data recorder from Woods' Genesis GV80 SUV showed that Woods failed to "negotiate the curve...

Sheriff Won't Reveal Cause of Tiger Woods Crash

He says investigators need permission from golfer

(Newser) - The Los Angeles County sheriff says detectives have determined what caused Tiger Woods to crash his SUV last month but would not release details Wednesday, citing unspecified privacy concerns for the golf star. Woods suffered serious injuries in the Feb. 23 crash when he struck a raised median around 7am...

New Report on Tiger's Crash Leads to a Big Question

After sources tell TMZ it looks like he never hit the brakes, outlet wonders if he lost consciousness

(Newser) - Earlier this week, Tiger Woods offered some good news , noting he was back home in Florida to start the recovery process after his Feb. 23 crash in a suburb of Los Angeles. Now, an update on the probe into the accident, with law enforcement sources saying some "troubling evidence"...

Tiger Woods Is Back in Florida
Tiger Woods
Offers Positive

Tiger Woods Offers Positive Update

Golfer says he's recovering at home after SUV accident

(Newser) - Tiger Woods is back at home in Florida to resume his recovery from career-threatening leg injuries he suffered when his SUV ran off a road and down a hill in the Los Angeles suburbs last month, the AP reports. “Happy to report that I am back home and continuing...

First Person at Crash Scene Says Woods Was Unconscious

Neighbor who walked to the site couldn't get a response from the golfer: affidavit

(Newser) - A man found Tiger Woods unconscious in a mangled SUV after the golf star crashed the vehicle in Southern California, authorities said in court documents obtained Friday. The man, who lives near the site in Rolling Hills Estates, heard the crash and walked to the SUV, Los Angeles County Sheriff'...

Woods Undergoes Further Procedures
Woods Undergoes
Further Procedures

Woods Undergoes Further Procedures

Post says star golfer is in good spirits

(Newser) - Tiger Woods has undergone more medical procedures since being moved to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles after his auto accident, CNN reports. "The procedures were successful, and he is now recovering and in good spirits," a post on Woods' Twitter account said. Cedars-Sinai is known for its...

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