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  • Golf: Sean O'Hair, Steve Stricker win QBE Shootout after O'Hair's eagle

    Golf: Sean O'Hair, Steve Stricker win QBE Shootout after O'Hair's eagle

    Steve Stricker provided the pep talk and Sean O'Hair delivered the shot to secure victory Sunday in the QBE Shootout. Stricker and O'Hair closed with an 8-under 64 for a two-shot victory over Graeme McDowell and Shane Lowry, effectively clinching it when O'Hair made an eagle on the par-5 17th hole...

  • Digest (Dec. 8): Baltimore golf courses plan winter scrambles

    Digest (Dec. 8): Baltimore golf courses plan winter scrambles

    Baltimore Municipal Golf Corporation will host a series of scramble golf outings this winter, beginning with the Frostbite Scramble on Dec. 16 at Mount Pleasant Golf Course. The Frostbite Scramble will be played using the 18-Hole Scramble format, featuring a 9 a.m. shotgun start. Registration for...

  • A strong Tiger Woods is a good starting point

    A strong Tiger Woods is a good starting point

    It wasn't the best shot Tiger Woods hit all week. It might have been the most telling. He had 271 yards to the par-5 third hole at Albany Golf Club, a tropical breeze working against him. Woods went with a 2-iron. He held nothing back on the swing and then quickly recoiled the club as he watched...

  • Golf: Rickie Fowler wins Hero World Challenge; Tiger Woods has best finish in four years

    Golf: Rickie Fowler wins Hero World Challenge; Tiger Woods has best finish in four years

    Rickie Fowler and Tiger Woods each had cause for celebrations large and small Sunday in the Hero World Challenge. Fowler rallied from a seven-shot deficit by starting his final round with seven straight birdies at Albany Golf Club and closing with an 11-under 61 for a four-shot victory over Charley...

  • Hoffman builds 5-shot lead as Woods fades in Bahamas

    Hoffman builds 5-shot lead as Woods fades in Bahamas

    Charley Hoffman handled the blustery conditions for a five-shot lead in the Hero World Challenge as Tiger Woods fell 10 shots behind. The wind was the strongest it has been all week at Albany Golf Club, and it showed in the scores Saturday. Hoffman had a 2-under 70 that matched the best score of...

  • Woods atop leaderboard, but only briefly in the Bahamas

    Woods atop leaderboard, but only briefly in the Bahamas

    NASSAU, Bahamas — One of the biggest cheers at the Hero World Challenge was seeing the name Tiger Woods go to the top of the leaderboard. It just didn't stay there for long. Woods built on a solid start in his return to golf by shooting 31 on the front nine at Albany Golf Club, only to stall on...

  • Tiger Woods shoots three-under par in return from a 10-month layoff

    Tiger Woods shoots three-under par in return from a 10-month layoff

    Tiger Woods looked a lot better in his return to golf than he did when he left. Playing for the first time since his fourth back surgery, Woods returned from a 10-month layoff with a three-under par 69 on a breezy Thursday in the Bahamas that left him three shots behind Tommy Fleetwood after the...

  • After fourth back surgery, Tiger Woods impressive in return to golf

    After fourth back surgery, Tiger Woods impressive in return to golf

    Tiger Woods looked a lot better in his return to golf than he did when he left. Playing for the first time since his fourth back surgery, Woods returned from a 10-month layoff with a 3-under 69 on a breezy Thursday in the Bahamas and was three shots behind Tommy Fleetwood after the opening round...

  • Focus more on how long Tiger Woods lasts more than his score

    Focus more on how long Tiger Woods lasts more than his score

    One year later, the scene hadn't changed. Jordan Spieth paused on the 17th green and looked across the water to the adjacent fairway at Albany Golf Club as Tiger Woods hit his shot to the ninth green, just like he did last year at the Hero World Challenge. Curiosity is just as high over another...

  • Woods says he's on the 'other side' of pain, loving life

    Woods says he's on the 'other side' of pain, loving life

    Tiger Woods says he is on the "other side" of too many years relying on pain medication to cope with his back surgeries, which led to his arrest on a DUI charge six months ago that he attributed to a bad mix of prescription drugs. "I'm loving life now," he said Tuesday. Woods is making yet another...

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