Tiger Woods

With the clubhouse in the background Jordan Spieth of the United States reacts after playing a shot on the first green during a practice round at St Andrews Golf Club prior to the start of the British Open Golf Championship, in St. Andrews, Scotland, Monday, July 13, 2015. (Jon Super/AP Photo)

Spieth arrives at St. Andrews, resumes Grand Slam quest

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland — There was no escaping Jordan Spieth even before…

With the clubhouse in the background Jordan Spieth of the United States reacts after playing a shot on the first green during a practice round at St Andrews Golf Club prior to the start of the British Open Golf Championship, in St. Andrews, Scotland, Monday, July 13, 2015. (Jon Super/AP Photo)
Tiger Woods, the one-time best golfer in the world, missed another cut in a major on Friday, failing to make it to the weekend at the U.S. Open at Chambers Bay in Washington.  (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Woods stuck in Chambers of horrors

UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. — Bogies and gallows humor are golf’s perfect blend…

Tiger Woods, the one-time best golfer in the world, missed another cut in a major on Friday, failing to make it to the weekend at the U.S. Open at Chambers Bay in Washington.  (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Charlie Riedel/APTiger Woods is nine shots back and in danger of missing the Masters cut

New Tiger still upbeat despite struggles

AUGUSTA, Ga. — One round and nine behind. Tiger Woods is off and…

Charlie Riedel/APTiger Woods is nine shots back and in danger of missing the Masters cut
David J. Phillip/AP PhotoJordan Spieth hits a chip shot during the first round of the Masters golf tournament Thursday

Spieth has 64 for best opening round at Masters in 19 years

AUGUSTA — Jordan Spieth pulled off the unthinkable Thursday. With the best…

David J. Phillip/AP PhotoJordan Spieth hits a chip shot during the first round of the Masters golf tournament Thursday
David J. Phillip/AP file photoTiger Woods was one of the rare golfers who found early success at the Masters

Masters offers learning curve for most players

AUGUSTA, Ga. — Tiger Woods was the exception. Ben Crenshaw was closer…

David J. Phillip/AP file photoTiger Woods was one of the rare golfers who found early success at the Masters
Chris Carlson/APAfter struggling to find to find his game for years

Masters is fitting place for Woods comeback

AUGUSTA, Ga. — Now it’s up to you, Tiger. You say your back…

Chris Carlson/APAfter struggling to find to find his game for years
AP File PhotoIf Tiger Woods suffers one more set back

Woods resumes comeback, but if he fails, he should consider retiring

It's his life, not ours. If Tiger Woods wants to play in…

AP File PhotoIf Tiger Woods suffers one more set back
Danny Moloshok/AP PhotoDustin Johnson tees off on the second hole during the second round of the Northern Trust Open golf tournament at Riviera Country Club in the Pacific Palisades area of Los Angeles on Friday

Reading the tea leaves from the West Coast Swing

PALM BEACH GARDENS — The Florida swing is the unofficial start of…

Danny Moloshok/AP PhotoDustin Johnson tees off on the second hole during the second round of the Northern Trust Open golf tournament at Riviera Country Club in the Pacific Palisades area of Los Angeles on Friday
Gregory Bull/AP PhotoTiger Woods looks back while loading his car after withdrawing in the first round of the Farmers Insurance Open golf tournament Thursday

Biggest obstacle facing Woods might be between the ears

SAN DIEGO — The BBC called on Thanksgiving weekend in 2009 looking…

Gregory Bull/AP PhotoTiger Woods looks back while loading his car after withdrawing in the first round of the Farmers Insurance Open golf tournament Thursday
Gregory Bull/AP PhotoTiger Woods has pulled out of the Farmers Insurance Open because of an apparent back injury.

Tiger Woods withdraws because of tightness in lower back

SAN DIEGO — In an ominous start to his season, Tiger Woods…

Gregory Bull/AP PhotoTiger Woods has pulled out of the Farmers Insurance Open because of an apparent back injury.
Lenny Ignelzi/AP PhotoTiger Woods misplays a chip to the third green during the pro-am at the Farmer Insurance Open golf tournament at Torrey Pines

Mickelson thinks Woods will have 'last laugh'

SAN DIEGO — One player not concerned about Tiger Woods and his…

Lenny Ignelzi/AP PhotoTiger Woods misplays a chip to the third green during the pro-am at the Farmer Insurance Open golf tournament at Torrey Pines
Lenny Ignelzi/AP PhotoTiger Woods hits an errant drive on the second hole during the pro-am at the Farmer Insurance Open golf tournament at Torrey Pines today in San Diego.

Tiger already thinking about Augusta

SAN DIEGO — The tournament that Tiger Woods used to dominate now…

Lenny Ignelzi/AP PhotoTiger Woods hits an errant drive on the second hole during the pro-am at the Farmer Insurance Open golf tournament at Torrey Pines today in San Diego.
Rick Scuteri/AP PhotoTiger Woods tees off on the fifth hole during the second round of the Phoenix Open golf tournament

Will withering Woods find Tiger of old?

They are so good for so long, and then suddenly we’re wondering…

Rick Scuteri/AP PhotoTiger Woods tees off on the fifth hole during the second round of the Phoenix Open golf tournament
Scott Troyanos/AP PhotoTiger Woods hits his approach shot on the par-4 2nd hole of the Tournament Players Club in Scottsdale

Tiger Woods to begin his 2015 season in Phoenix

JUPITER -- The rowdiest event on the PGA Tour landed golf's biggest…

Scott Troyanos/AP PhotoTiger Woods hits his approach shot on the par-4 2nd hole of the Tournament Players Club in Scottsdale

Woods stumbles to a 77 in his return

WINDERMERE, Fla. — Tiger Woods took on any shot without pain or…

Woods ready to tee it up in the PGA Championship

Barely able to tie his shoes three days ago, Tiger Woods is…

David J. Phillip/APRory McIlroy signs autographs after a practice round for the PGA Championship golf tournament at Valhalla Golf Club on Tuesday in Louisville

Rory McIlroy wary of all the hype entering PGA Championship

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Golf stories about Rory McIlroy are a lot more…

David J. Phillip/APRory McIlroy signs autographs after a practice round for the PGA Championship golf tournament at Valhalla Golf Club on Tuesday in Louisville
AP Photo/Peter MorrisonRory McIlroy of Northern Ireland plays from the 1st fairway during the final round of the British Open Golf championship at the Royal Liverpool golf club

McIlroy and Woods deliver at British Open

Rory McIlroy had everything go his way Thursday in the British Open.…

AP Photo/Peter MorrisonRory McIlroy of Northern Ireland plays from the 1st fairway during the final round of the British Open Golf championship at the Royal Liverpool golf club
Peter Morrison/APTiger Woods smiles during a press conference ahead of the British Open Golf championship at the Royal Liverpool golf club in Hoylake

British Open: a new golf course, a new Tiger Woods

HOYLAKE, England — Tiger Woods was an hour into his practice round…

Peter Morrison/APTiger Woods smiles during a press conference ahead of the British Open Golf championship at the Royal Liverpool golf club in Hoylake
Nick Wass/APTiger Woods smiles at a press conference at the Quicken Loans National golf tournament in Bethesda

Woods says he's ahead of schedule and without pain

BETHESDA, Md. -- About two dozen photographers lined up in a row…

Nick Wass/APTiger Woods smiles at a press conference at the Quicken Loans National golf tournament in Bethesda