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‘Just didn’t quite have it’: Tiger Woods reacts to missing the cut at US PGA – video

Tiger Woods shot a 73 on Friday to fall to five over par and miss the cut at the 101st PGA Championship. ‘I didn’t do all the little things I need to do correctly to post good scores,’ said the Masters champion.Brooks Koepka untouchable at US PGA as Wo…

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Tiger Woods’ US PGA rust thrown into sharp relief by Brooks Koepka’s power

While the 15-time major winner looked physically jaded at Bethpage, his rival obliterated the field with ‘Tiger-esque’ easeComparisons with Tiger Woods are not so much a well-worn path as proven worthy of ridicule. It is of course legitimate for young …

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Brooks Koepka untouchable at US PGA as Woods bows out after second round

• Koepka seven clear and on course to retain title• Woods misses cut on first start since Masters winThey continue to swing and miss at Brooks Koepka. Closing time drunks may have more of a hit rate than those seeking to topple this major specialist. T…

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Brooks Koepka in no mood to relinquish his US PGA title with round of 63

• Brooks Koepka: ‘I’ve never been this confident’• Tiger Woods fights for a 72 after early mistakesBrooks Koepka is not the individual you want to encounter when seeking a cure from illness at a major championship. Just ask Tiger Woods. As Koepka’s lov…

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US PGA Championship 2019: first round – live!

Live updates from Bethpage Black, the year’s second majorOfficial site leaderboard: latest standings from round oneAnd feel free to email scott.murray@theguardian.com 2.00pm BST Sergio has started stodgily, with bogeys at 11 and now 12. He’s +2 early d…

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Tiger Woods: ‘Would I like to play in the Olympics? Yes’ – video

Tiger Woods has said that featuring for the USA in the 2020 Olympics remains firmly on his radar. The Masters champion was speaking to media at Bethpage Black Course ahead of the US PGA Championship, which he has won four times in the past.Tiger Woods …

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Tiger Woods says recent rest gives him ‘best chance’ of US PGA win

• Woods has not played since Masters win on 14 April• American open to playing in the Olympics in 2020It felt as if Tiger Woods had determined that the level of hype others are producing around him meant there was no need for him to contribute as he ma…

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Tiger Woods named in wrongful death lawsuit involving former employee

Nicholas Immesberger was killed in drink driving incidentParents says their son was served alcohol at Woods’s restaurantTiger Woods has been named in a wrongful death lawsuit involving a former employee at his Florida restaurant, The Woods.The parents …

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How an amateur’s favour revealed the ‘cold-blooded’ winner in Tiger Woods

Steve Scott handed Woods the 1996 US amateur title with a sporting gesture and is in awe of his old rival’s resurgenceSteve Scott understands Tiger Woods’s propensity for heroics to a greater degree than most. It has been 23 years since he finished ru…

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How an amateur’s favour revealed the ‘cold-blooded’ winner in Tiger Woods

Steve Scott handed Woods the 1996 US amateur title with a sporting gesture and is in awe of his old rival’s resurgenceSteve Scott understands Tiger Woods’s propensity for heroics to a greater degree than most. It has been 23 years since he finished ru…

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Tiger Woods’ hunt for more majors guarantees high drama at US PGA

Masters’ winner examining his 2000 triumphs at US Open, Open and US PGA for a boost as he prepares for BethpageThe golf world developed such a frenzied state as Tiger Woods claimed the Masters that the helpful vagaries of a new schedule were forgotten….

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Tiger Woods receives highest civilian award from Donald Trump – video

Donald Trump has awarded golfer Tiger Woods the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian honour. The US president described Woods as a “true legend, an extraordinary athlete who has transformed golf and achieved new levels of domina…

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Donald Trump to award Tiger Woods with Presidential Medal of Freedom

Golfer won first Masters title in 14 years last monthWoods and Trump are long-time golf and business partnersTiger Woods’s rehabilitation continues with the news that he will receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom in a ceremony next week at the Whit…

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Manchester City have raised Premier League standards, says Guardiola

• Manager believes Usain Bolt did the same in athletics • City will retain Premier League with three winsPep Guardiola believes Manchester City have raised the standard of the Premier League just as Tiger Woods and Jack Nicklaus did in golf and Usain B…

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I’m glad Tiger won the Masters, but he’s no hero to the Black community | Etan Thomas

Tiger’s rejection of our community, like OJ Simpson before him, comes with a price. Black people can and do revel in the meaning of his extraordinary triumph, but we’re not cheering himMichael Jordan called it the greatest comeback he has ever seen. Af…

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Tiger Woods’s true legacy would be to end ‘the look’ that marks US golf’s race divide | Ewan Murray

Claiming a fifth Masters title was a remarkable triumph for Tiger Woods but the colour split at Augusta remains as stark as it was when he won his first Green Jacket 22 years agoThis time last week, we had all been reminded of “the look”. Tiger Woods, …

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Michael Jordan says Tiger Woods’ comeback is ‘the greatest I’ve ever seen’

Woods won Masters at weekend after decade of struggleJordan and Woods’ friendship forged on sporting greatnessMichael Jordan, who famously came back from retirement to add to his haul of NBA titles, has paid tribute to Tiger Woods’s return to the peak …

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Tiger Woods’ Masters win was no tale of redemption – it was revenge | Marina Hyde

His stunning return to golf’s major highs thrills as much for him sticking it to the old guard as it did for pure sporting spectacleAs someone who cried at Tiger Woods’s spectacular Masters victory on Sunday – having spent years waiting for it and much…

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‘This one means the most’: a journey through Tiger Woods’s travails | Scott Murray

It has been hard to follow during his barren spell, not least because much of it could be viewed only through the fingersBrexit, Trump, the hot priest in Fleabag, Israel, Messi, Ronaldo: there are plenty of hot-button topics guaranteed to spark friendl…

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Was Tiger Woods’s Masters win the greatest comeback in sporting history? | Andy Bull

Sport is not short of second comings after adversity – Ali in boxing, Seles in tennis, Lauda in F1, even Hogan in golf – but there is an extra dimension to Woods’sIn the spring of 2014 Tiger Woods was at work on the range around the back of his house, …