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Tiger Woods adamant lack of pre-Open practice is not a problem

• Woods has not played a tournament in four weeks• Padraig Harrington: ‘You’ve got to be playing before the Open’After an Open Championship buildup that has been low-key to the point of non-existent Tiger Woods defended his scheduling choices after pla…

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Tiger Woods gives himself 10 years to break Jack Nicklaus’s major record

• 15-times major winner in ‘better shape’ than at US PGA• Brooks Koepka miffed at perceived lack of respect from FoxTiger Woods has set himself a target of a decade more at the top level as he looks to overhaul the majors record of 18 held by Jack Nick…

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Tiger Woods’ Pebble Beach mauling a once-in-a-lifetime feat of greatness | Ewan Murray

Rory McIlroy remains in awe of Woods’s 2000 US Open victory, while Brooks Koepka eyes history of his own this yearThey were the best of times within the best of times. If peak Tiger Woods was the year 2000, nothing emphasised his dominance more than th…

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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 …