Tiger Woods

Jeff Chiu/APPGA Tour Commissioner Tim Finchem speaks between the Presidents Cup trophy

Expect Merion to play long for U.S. Open

Merion Golf Club opened the gates Sunday to fans who wanted to…

Jeff Chiu/APPGA Tour Commissioner Tim Finchem speaks between the Presidents Cup trophy
Associated PressRoberto Castro hits from the ninth tee during the first round of The Players championship golf tournament at TPC Sawgrass

Castro steals first-day show from Woods, McIlroy

Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy had their best start ever Thursday in…

Associated PressRoberto Castro hits from the ninth tee during the first round of The Players championship golf tournament at TPC Sawgrass
Matt Slocum/APFrom left

Garcia, Leishman tied for lead at Masters

AUGUSTA, Ga. — Sergio Garcia might have written himself off too quickly…

Matt Slocum/APFrom left
Jack Gruber/USA TodayTiger Woods is the favorite going into the Masters today

The Masters not always kind to favorites

AUGUSTA, Ga. — The first tee shot clattered through a pair of…

Jack Gruber/USA TodayTiger Woods is the favorite going into the Masters today
AP File PhotoHunter Mahan believes that Tiger Woods has proven he is back in the golf game.

Hunter Mahan sees Tiger Woods intimidation returning

HUMBLE, Texas (AP) — Hunter Mahan doesn't believe Tiger Woods has to…

AP File PhotoHunter Mahan believes that Tiger Woods has proven he is back in the golf game.
David Cannon/Getty ImagesTiger Woods measures his success by winning major tournaments

When it comes to Tiger Woods, it’s majors or bust

Tiger Woods won for the third time this season Monday when he…

David Cannon/Getty ImagesTiger Woods measures his success by winning major tournaments
Sam Greenwood/GETTY IMAGESTiger Woods notched his eighth win at Bay Hill

Tiger Woods wins Arnold Palmer Invitational, returns to No. 1

ORLANDO, Fla. — The moment was vintage Tiger Woods, and so was…

Sam Greenwood/GETTY IMAGESTiger Woods notched his eighth win at Bay Hill
Stuart Franklin/Getty ImagesTiger Woods of USA plays a shot during practice prior to the start of the World Golf Championships-Accenture Match Play Championship at the Ritz-Carlton Golf Club on February 19

Tiger Woods recounts round with Obama, awaits Match Play

MARANA, Ariz. — Tiger Woods delivered a State of the Game on…

Stuart Franklin/Getty ImagesTiger Woods of USA plays a shot during practice prior to the start of the World Golf Championships-Accenture Match Play Championship at the Ritz-Carlton Golf Club on February 19
Getty Images File PhotoTiger Woods has a good history at Torrey Pines Golf Club

Tiger Woods kicks off PGA season at familiar course

Tiger Woods could not wish for a better place to launch his…

Getty Images File PhotoTiger Woods has a good history at Torrey Pines Golf Club
Andy Lyons/Getty ImagesCome from behind: Ian Poulter celebrates after Europe defeated the Americans

Europe storms back for epic rally to win Ryder Cup

Erasing some of their worst Ryder Cup memories, the Europeans wore the…

Andy Lyons/Getty ImagesCome from behind: Ian Poulter celebrates after Europe defeated the Americans
Mike Blake/REUTERSU.S. team captain Davis Love III (C) talks with golfing coach Butch Harmon (L) next to Tiger Woods on the ninth green during a practice round at the 39th Ryder Cup matches.

Love hopes to bring Olympic pride to Ryder Cup

U.S. Ryder Cup captain Davis Love III said nationalistic pride fanned by…

Mike Blake/REUTERSU.S. team captain Davis Love III (C) talks with golfing coach Butch Harmon (L) next to Tiger Woods on the ninth green during a practice round at the 39th Ryder Cup matches.
MATHIEU BELANGER/ReutersCarl Pettersson of Sweden tees off on the third hole during the first round of the PGA Championship golf tournament at The Ocean Course on Kiawah Island

For openers, Pettersson is off to a good start

Swede Carl Pettersson flawlessly put himself in position to improve a mediocre…

MATHIEU BELANGER/ReutersCarl Pettersson of Sweden tees off on the third hole during the first round of the PGA Championship golf tournament at The Ocean Course on Kiawah Island
CHRIS KEANE/ReutersTiger Woods hits out of a bunker on the 15th hole during a practice round in preparation for this week's PGA Championship golf tournament at The Ocean Course on Kiawah Island

Once again, no clear favorite entering final major

Unpredictability has been the predominant theme going into all the majors in…

CHRIS KEANE/ReutersTiger Woods hits out of a bunker on the 15th hole during a practice round in preparation for this week's PGA Championship golf tournament at The Ocean Course on Kiawah Island
Andrew redington/ Getty ImagesTiger Woods of the United States and his caddie Joe Lacava line up a putt on the nineth hole during the first round of the 141st Open Championship at Royal Lytham & St Annes Golf Club in Lytham St Annes

Scott leads, but Woods lurking

LYTHAM ST ANNES, England — Australian Adam Scott set the pace by…

Andrew redington/ Getty ImagesTiger Woods of the United States and his caddie Joe Lacava line up a putt on the nineth hole during the first round of the 141st Open Championship at Royal Lytham & St Annes Golf Club in Lytham St Annes
getty images file photoStill clawing: Tiger Woods could return to the top of the world rankings by pulling off a win this weekend at Lytham

Woods still man to beat at Lytham

LYTHAM ST ANNES, England —Emerging from a spell in the doldrums caused…

getty images file photoStill clawing: Tiger Woods could return to the top of the world rankings by pulling off a win this weekend at Lytham
Kyle Terada/ReutersTiger Woods

Fourth Open win could put Woods back on top of the world

Tiger Woods is not surprised he can return to the top of…

Kyle Terada/ReutersTiger Woods
DANNY MOLOSHOK/ReutersWebb Simpson with the U.S. Open trophy.

Simpson’s U.S. Open win illuminates increasing rivalry

The thick fog that had blanketed the final round of the U.S.…

DANNY MOLOSHOK/ReutersWebb Simpson with the U.S. Open trophy.
Late collapse: Jim Furyk hit some poor shots down the stretch and watched a chance at another U.S. Open title escape him.

'Graveyard of Legands' has new victims after 2012 U.S. Open

Tiger Woods didn’t have a chance. Either did Jim Furyk or Graeme…

Late collapse: Jim Furyk hit some poor shots down the stretch and watched a chance at another U.S. Open title escape him.
Chris Carlson/apTiger Woods opens his 2014 season trying to defend his title at the Farmers Insurance Open in San Diego.

Any chance of a Tiger comeback quickly dashed

Tiger Woods began Sunday’s final round of the U.S. Open five shots…

Chris Carlson/apTiger Woods opens his 2014 season trying to defend his title at the Farmers Insurance Open in San Diego.
Jeff Gross/Getty ImagesWhile in the lead for most of Saturday

Pair tied for U.S. Open lead entering final round

In the first four U.S. Opens held at the Olympic Club’s Lake…

Jeff Gross/Getty ImagesWhile in the lead for most of Saturday