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The Masters: Jordan Spieth flirts with major tournament history, settles for sizzling 64 and three-shot lead

AUGUSTA, Ga. — Jordan Spieth had everything go his way Thursday in the Masters, so he should have known how the shot would turn out without even asking. In the lead and in the trees, he slashed a 7-iron toward the green and started barking instructions at the golf ball until he saw it bound Read More…

Masters field has proven there are many paths to a green jacket

AUGUSTA, Ga. — Tiger Woods was the exception. Ben Crenshaw was closer to the rule. Woods joined up with Crenshaw to play the back nine Wednesday on the final day of practice for a Masters that is shaping up as a mystery in many ways. They are Masters champions with multiple green jackets. What separates Read More…

Masters: After weeks of hard work, Tiger Woods confident he can contend

AUGUSTA, Ga. — Tiger Woods hit the ball so pure that he felt like a 14-time major champion. Before long, the swing left him and he resembled a guy who couldn’t break 80. He became so frustrated that he even threw a few clubs because of a game that had never been so maddening. This Read More…

Tiger Woods back at the Masters … and still drawing a crowd

AUGUSTA, Ga. — Tiger Woods arrived later than usual Monday for a Masters that is different from all the others he has played. No one was sure what to expect from him. Woods offered a quick glimpse that it could be just about anything. He hooked his tee shot so far left that it nearly Read More…

Par for the course: Tiger Woods shoots 70, still cruises to seven-shot win and eighth Bridgestone Invitational title

AKRON — They say par is a good score in a major. If that’s true next week at the PGA Championship, then Tiger Woods has already done his share of preparation. Woods played safe and smart with a big lead, parring 16 holes in an even-par 70 Sunday to coast to a seven-shot victory at Read More…

Woods withdraws from tourney

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. — Tiger Woods withdrew Monday from his own golf tournament, citing injuries from a car crash near his Florida home. He said he would not compete again until next year. Woods said in a statement on his Web site that his injuries prevented him from playing in the Chevron World Challenge. He Read More…

Authorities: Tiger Woods seriously injured in car crash

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Tiger Woods was seriously injured in a car accident early Friday when his car struck a tree near his mansion in a gated waterfront community, authorities said. The Florida Highway Patrol said Woods, 33, hit the hydrant and a tree after pulling out of his driveway in his 2009 Cadillac sports Read More…