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Back injury rules Singh out of PGA Championship

Three-times major winner Vijay Singh has pulled out of this week's PGA Championship due to a back injury
FILE Photo- Vijay Singh.(AP)
FILE Photo- Vijay Singh.(AP)
Published on May 18, 2021 12:08 AM IST
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Golf pioneer Jeev Milkha Singh eyes the senior circuit

Jeev Milkha Singh is preparing to play in the world’s top events in the senior circuit - the Majors and European, Japan and PGA tours.
File image of Jeev Milkha Singh(Getty Images)
File image of Jeev Milkha Singh(Getty Images)
Updated on Nov 18, 2020 08:35 AM IST
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Chandigarh | By Saurabh Duggal

Morikawa serves notice with PGA Championship triumph

The 23-year-old American, who began the day at Harding Park two shots back of overnight leader Dustin Johnson, shot a bogey-free six-under-par 64 to reach 13 under for the tournament.
Collin Morikawa hits from the fairway on the second hole during the final round of the PGA Championship golf tournament at TPC Harding Park Sunday, Aug. 9, 2020, in San Francisco.(AP)
Collin Morikawa hits from the fairway on the second hole during the final round of the PGA Championship golf tournament at TPC Harding Park Sunday, Aug. 9, 2020, in San Francisco.(AP)
Updated on Aug 10, 2020 01:25 PM IST
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SAN FRANCISCO | By Reuters

Tiger Woods faces another Sunday at a major with little hope

Eight shots behind going into the third round, Woods didn’t make a birdie until the 16th hole at Harding Park. That was followed by his best shot of the day, an approach from 209 yards to 5 feet for birdie on the 18th.
Tiger Woods plays his shot from the 11th tee box during the third round of the 2020 PGA Championship golf tournament at TPC Harding Park.(USA TODAY Sports)
Tiger Woods plays his shot from the 11th tee box during the third round of the 2020 PGA Championship golf tournament at TPC Harding Park.(USA TODAY Sports)
Updated on Aug 09, 2020 07:35 AM IST
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SAN FRANCISCO | By Associated Press

Rory McIlroy says he does not mind a break from Tiger-mania

Woods and McIlroy were grouped with world number one Justin Thomas in the first two rounds of the major, which is being held without fans due to the COVID-19 crisis.
Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods walk off the 18th green during the second round of the 2014 Omega Dubai Desert Classic.(Getty Images)
Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods walk off the 18th green during the second round of the 2014 Omega Dubai Desert Classic.(Getty Images)
Updated on Aug 08, 2020 11:49 AM IST
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SAN FRANCISCO | By Reuters

Tiger Woods adjusting to a new normal at spectator-free PGA Championship

Woods, who is playing for just the second time since the PGA Tour returned to action in mid-June, shot an opening round 2-under 68 at an eerily quiet TPC Harding Park in San Francisco.
Tiger Woods tees off on the 4th during the first round of the 2020 PGA Championship golf tournament at TPC Harding Park.(USA TODAY Sports)
Tiger Woods tees off on the 4th during the first round of the 2020 PGA Championship golf tournament at TPC Harding Park.(USA TODAY Sports)
Updated on Aug 07, 2020 08:38 AM IST
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SAN FRANCISCO | By Reuters

Tiger Woods might have a new putter for the PGA Championship

Woods has experimented with other putters since then, such as a TaylorMade variety in 2018 before going back to his regular putter at the Tour Championship, which he won.
Tiger Woods hits from a bunker toward the fourth hole during the second round of the Memorial golf tournament(AP)
Tiger Woods hits from a bunker toward the fourth hole during the second round of the Memorial golf tournament(AP)
Updated on Aug 06, 2020 07:07 AM IST
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SAN FRANCISCO | By Associated Press

Woods in a better place heading into this PGA Championship

Never mind that Woods has played only one tournament — a tie for 40th at the Memorial — in the last six months because of the Covid-19 pandemic and his own limited schedule.
Tiger Woods(USA TODAY Sports)
Tiger Woods(USA TODAY Sports)
Updated on Aug 05, 2020 09:37 AM IST
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San Francisco | By Press Trust of India

Daly, Singh the latest to pull out of PGA Championship

Daly, the surprise winner in 1991 at Crooked Stick when he began the week as the ninth, cited health concerns to the PGA of America. Singh, a two-time PGA champion at Sahalee in 1998 and Whistling Straits in 2004, cited an injury.
The Chandigarh Golf Club staff maintaining the greens and fairways of the course in Chandigarh.(Keshav Singh/HT)
The Chandigarh Golf Club staff maintaining the greens and fairways of the course in Chandigarh.(Keshav Singh/HT)
Updated on Aug 03, 2020 07:54 AM IST
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SAN FRANCISCO | By Associated Press

Grace tests positive, knocking him out of contention and PGA

Grace was at 20 points in the modified Stableford scoring system in the Barracuda Championship, two points out of the lead and in the penultimate pairing at Old Greenwood Golf Course.
FILE PHOTO: Golf - The 148th Open Championship - Royal Portrush Golf Club, Portrush, Northern Ireland - July 19, 2019 South Africa's Branden Grace on the 8th hole during the second round REUTERS/Jason Cairnduff/File Photo(REUTERS)
FILE PHOTO: Golf - The 148th Open Championship - Royal Portrush Golf Club, Portrush, Northern Ireland - July 19, 2019 South Africa's Branden Grace on the 8th hole during the second round REUTERS/Jason Cairnduff/File Photo(REUTERS)
Updated on Aug 02, 2020 03:15 PM IST
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Truckee | By Press Trust of India

Arjun Atwal rises two spots to tied 44th in Barracuda Championships

Atwal, who has made the cut in each of the three events he has teed up since PGA Tour’s ‘Return to Golf’ in June, will tee up at Wyndham Championship in the last event before the FedExCup play-offs for the truncated season
HONG KONG, HONG KONG - NOVEMBER 22: Arjun Atwal of India looks on, on the 8th hole during day one of the Honma Hong Kong Open at The Hong Kong Golf Club on November 22, 2018 in Hong Kong, Hong Kong. (Photo by Luke Walker/Getty Images,)(Getty Images,)
HONG KONG, HONG KONG - NOVEMBER 22: Arjun Atwal of India looks on, on the 8th hole during day one of the Honma Hong Kong Open at The Hong Kong Golf Club on November 22, 2018 in Hong Kong, Hong Kong. (Photo by Luke Walker/Getty Images,)(Getty Images,)
Updated on Aug 02, 2020 01:17 PM IST
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Truckee | By Press Trust of India

Tiger Woods to skip WGC event to prepare for PGA Championship

Woods, in his first start since mid-February, made the cut on the number at last week’s Memorial Tournament in Dublin, Ohio where he finished in a share of 40th place at six-over-par and 15 shots back of the winner.
Tiger Woods plays his shot(USA TODAY Sports)
Tiger Woods plays his shot(USA TODAY Sports)
Updated on Jul 24, 2020 11:12 PM IST
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Harding Park, 2020 PGA host course, set to reopen Monday

The San Francisco Department of Public Health permitted the course to book tee times starting Monday and allow public rounds with precautions to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus that shut down sports.
One golfer places his ball on the green as another tosses his ball into the air before catching it.(AP)
One golfer places his ball on the green as another tosses his ball into the air before catching it.(AP)
Updated on May 04, 2020 10:58 AM IST
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San Francisco | By Press Trust of India

Tiger Woods shoots par but won’t get to defend Tour Championship

Woods fired a final-round par 72 over the same Medinah course where he won the 1999 and 2006 PGA Championships to finish 72 holes on seven-under 281.
Tiger Woods hits his tee shot during the final round of the BMW Championship golf tournament at Medinah Country Club.(USA TODAY Sports)
Tiger Woods hits his tee shot during the final round of the BMW Championship golf tournament at Medinah Country Club.(USA TODAY Sports)
Updated on Aug 19, 2019 11:45 AM IST
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Washington | By Press Trust of India

PGA Championship: Brooks Koepka seizes record seven-shot lead after 54 holes

Third-ranked Koepka, in prime position for his fourth major title, fired a level-par 70 at Bethpage Black to stand on 12-under 198.
Brooks Koepka in action during PGA Championship.(AP)
Brooks Koepka in action during PGA Championship.(AP)
Updated on May 19, 2019 09:06 AM IST
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Bethpage (USA) | By AFP

PGA Championship: Tiger Woods set for early charge with Brooks Koepka, Francesco Molinari

The 43-year-old American superstar’s electrifying triumph last month at Augusta National has made him the focus of attention at formidable Bethpage Black, the same course where Woods won the 2002 US Open.
File image of US golfer Tiger Woods.(USA TODAY Sports)
File image of US golfer Tiger Woods.(USA TODAY Sports)
Updated on May 16, 2019 12:14 PM IST
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Bethpage (USA) | By AFP

Tiger sued over restaurant staffer’s drink driving death: Report

Woods snapped an 11-year major win drought by winning the Masters last month and seeks his 16th career major title this week.
File image of Tiger Woods(AP)
File image of Tiger Woods(AP)
Updated on May 14, 2019 10:31 AM IST
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Bethpage | By AFP

Resurgent Tiger Woods heads to PGA with Jack Nicklaus record back in play

Tiger Woods proved many doubters wrong with his triumph at last month’s Masters, where he not only completed a comeback story for the ages but also put Jack Nicklaus’s record of 18 major titles back into play.
File image of Tiger Woods.(AP)
File image of Tiger Woods.(AP)
Updated on May 13, 2019 01:43 AM IST
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Reuters | By Reuters

Battle-tested Tiger Woods back on top with Masters title

Tiger Woods completed an epic “full circle” comeback from career-threatening injury and scandal by winning the 83rd Masters on Sunday.
Tiger Woods of the U.S. celebrates with with his green jacket and trophy after winning the 2019 Masters.(REUTERS)
Tiger Woods of the U.S. celebrates with with his green jacket and trophy after winning the 2019 Masters.(REUTERS)
Updated on Apr 15, 2019 08:29 AM IST
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Augusta | By Agence France-Presse

Tiger’s Ryder Cup return to cap amazing comeback season

The 42-year-old American has shown flashes of the form that made him golf’s dominant player in younger days in his first campaign after spinal fusion surgery, a last-gasp operation to try and extend his legendary career.
File image of Tiger Woods.(AFP)
File image of Tiger Woods.(AFP)
Updated on Sep 18, 2018 09:42 AM IST
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Washington | By AFP

Tiger Woods set to play host again at Bahamas invitational

Woods, a 14-time major champion, shared ninth at the par-72 Albany layout last December to begin a successful comeback season from spinal fusion surgery at the event.
File images of Tiger Woods.(AFP)
File images of Tiger Woods.(AFP)
Published on Sep 13, 2018 09:33 AM IST
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Miami | By AFP

One stroke behind, Khalin Joshi eyes breakout win

Khalin Joshi learnt his golf at the Karnataka Golf Association and Shubhankar Sharma has a fair bit of experience of playing here on the Professional Golf Tour of India before graduating to bigger tours.
Khalin Joshi of India looks on after playing a shot during the penultimate day of Take Solutions Masters, Asian Tour Championship held at the Karnataka Golf Association in Bangalore on August 11, 2018.(AFP)
Khalin Joshi of India looks on after playing a shot during the penultimate day of Take Solutions Masters, Asian Tour Championship held at the Karnataka Golf Association in Bangalore on August 11, 2018.(AFP)
Updated on Aug 11, 2018 08:41 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Bengaluru | By Robin Bose

Definitely belong to this stage, says Shubhankar Sharma

Two-over in final round gives Shubhankar Sharma four-over finish at the Open Championship.
Shubhankar Sharma of India gesturing during the final round of The 147th Open golf Championship at Carnoustie.(AFP)
Shubhankar Sharma of India gesturing during the final round of The 147th Open golf Championship at Carnoustie.(AFP)
Updated on Jul 22, 2018 11:51 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Carnoustie (Scotland) | By Joy Chakravarty

Nostalgic Rory McIlroy relives memories of British Open debut

British Open champion in 2014, Rory Mcllroy missed the tournament the next year following a freak football accident, but has finished inside the top five in the last two championships
Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy speaks to members of the media during a press conference at The 147th Open golf Championship at Carnoustie.(AFP)
Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy speaks to members of the media during a press conference at The 147th Open golf Championship at Carnoustie.(AFP)
Updated on Jul 18, 2018 11:44 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

Patrick Reed strengthens hold on Augusta Masters, leads Rory McIlroy by three

Patrick Reed’s 5-under par 67 for a 14-under total of 202 was his third straight round in the 60s and more than enough to keep him atop the Augusta Masters leaderboard, even as Rory McIlroy, Rickie Fowler and Jon Rahm all posted 7-under par 65s.
Patrick Reed of the US celebrates chipping in for an eagle on the 15th hole during third round play of the 2018 Augusta Masters golf tournament at the Augusta National Golf Club in Georgia on Saturday.(REUTERS)
Patrick Reed of the US celebrates chipping in for an eagle on the 15th hole during third round play of the 2018 Augusta Masters golf tournament at the Augusta National Golf Club in Georgia on Saturday.(REUTERS)
Updated on Apr 08, 2018 02:24 PM IST
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Augusta (Georgia) | By Joy Chakravarty
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