Tiger Woods has yet to swing a golf club since missing the cut at last month's PGA Championship but said on Monday his recovery from a back injury was progressing well and that he anticipated a full playing schedule next year.
Combine the CVs of Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson and the numbers are staggering: 121 PGA Tour wins including 19 major championships. Combine their ages, however, and the figure is troublesome. Woods turns 39 in December. Mickelson is 44. Show More Summary
Led by Tiger Woods, five of the top eight golfers on the money list made fewer than 20 starts last year, balancing the demands of a wraparound schedule with the desire to stay fresh.
We've seen plenty of cool photos of Tiger Woods over the years. There was the great run-and-point SI cover from the PGA Championship in 2000. There was this one from the PGA Championship a season ago. Even the photobomb by Ryan Palmer...Show More Summary
Tiger Woods has split with swing coach Sean Foley, saying on his website on Monday that his most recent injury-related break from the PGA Tour was "the right time to end our professional relationship." Woods thanked Foley "for his help as my coach and for his friendship. Show More Summary
Jimmy Fallon and 2014 PGA Champion Rory McIlroy played a rousing round of "Facebreakers" on Monday's Tonight Show. But Fallon saw an unsavory defeat due to the iffy golf coaching of Tiger Woods Yeah, seriously "You might want to hit a little harder" is not spectacular golf advice, Tiger. Show More Summary
Two the the PGA's top golfers were on "The Tonight Show" Monday (Aug. 18), with host Jimmy Fallon competing in his Facebreakers game against Rory McIlroy with Tiger Woods acting as his coach (or "caddy," as Woods jokes, to which Fallon says, "I have the best caddy in the world!"). Show More Summary
Does golf need Woods? What does Phil really think about the chaotic finish to the PGA? So many topics for Tiger and Rory to discuss with Jimmy Fallon on Monday night. In the wake of Tiger Woods’ long-overdue decision to to bow out of contention for the U.S. Show More Summary
Credits: David Cannon/Getty Images Alt Text: Tiger Woods at Valhalla during the PGA Championship Woods sidelined with more back problems, but his absence saves Tom Watson a tough decision First Reaction Thursday, August 14, 2014 - 10:48am Tiger...Show More Summary
Tiger Woods ruled himself out of the Ryder Cup, saying he will not return to competition until December because he needs time to strengthen his ailing back. The 14-time major champion missed the cut at last week's PGA Championship with back spasms, a week after he withdrew from the World Golf Championships event in Akron, Ohio, with similar trouble. Show More Summary
Tiger Woods has pulled his name out of consideration for a Ryder Cup captain's pick, the PGA of America announced on Wednesday. Woods informed the PGA of America and American captain Tom Watson that he didn't want to be picked for next...Show More Summary
Tom Watson isn’t writing off Tiger Woods for his Ryder Cup team yet. The U.S. captain, who had his nine automatic spots filled after the PGA Championship, says he will speak to Woods over the next several weeks and “monitor the situation” before he makes his three captain’s picks in New York on Sept. 2.
Rory McIlroy won his fourth major, the PGA Championship, in a dynamic fashion. If you missed it, you missed one of the all-time great Sundays in championship golf. McIlroy started the day with a one-stroke lead, but for the first time in a long time, he looked shaky. Show More Summary
Credits: Jeff Gross/Getty Images Alt Text: Rory McIlroy with the Wanamaker trophy The 25-year-old Northern Irishman has golfing world at his feet after winning back-to-back majors First Reaction Monday, August 11, 2014 - 11:44am Rory...Show More Summary
The early exit by an ailing Tiger Woods from this week's PGA Championship prompted widespread debate about his immediate playing future, with many suggesting that he should shut down for the rest of the year.
Tiger's former teacher was 'surprised' to see the hobbled star keep playing at Valhalla. Everyone is weighing in with an opinion Tiger Woods and his week at the PGA Championship, including his former swing coach Butch Harmon. Woods grimaced...Show More Summary
Former Tiger Woods instructor Butch Harmon said he was upset
Tiger is gone, but the weekend at Valhalla begins with a loaded top 10 and the game's next great going for a second straight major. The PGA Championship lost Tiger Woods on Friday evening, but it has about as good a leaderboard as we could have wanted at the midpoint. Show More Summary
The dissolution of dominance can be painful to watch. So too is playing golf with a bad back.
Tiger Woods missed the cut at the PGA Championship at Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville, Ky., on Friday after shooting three-over-par 74 for the second day in a row.