Woods confident there will be no Ryder repeat at Presidents Cup

Tiger Woods says he will be well rested when he leads the United States as playing captain at next month’s Presidents Cup in Australia and is confident there will be no repeat of his poor performance at last year’s Ryder Cup. Woods massively underperformed in Paris in 2018, losing all four of his matches as the Americans were thrashed 17 1/2 – 10 1/2 by Europe. The 15-times major champion had arrived in France just after winning the Tour Championship in Atlanta, his first victory since undergoing a spinal fusion…

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Woods wins in Japan, ties Snead for PGA Tour record with 82nd victory

Tiger Woods won the Zozo Championship by three strokes on Monday, matching Sam Snead’s record of 82 PGA Tour victories before saying he hoped to be playing at the highest level at the same ripe old age as the man whose mark he now shares. Snead was 52 when he clinched his final tour victory in Greensboro, North Carolina in 1965, while Woods has matched the mark at age 43, and seems destined to break it and then some as long as his fragile body holds up, reports Reuters. “Well,…

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10 THE GREATEST COMEBACKS IN SPORTING HISTORY

Just like anyone, sports personalities face turbulent period in their lives; but many of them have also displayed intense tenacity to rise above adversity and recapture glorious moments. AJIBADE OLUSESAN, in this piece, highlights some of the biggest athletes who demonstrated unparalleled level of perseverance to rise from a zero level to regain their hero status.   Sir Bobby Charlton Charlton is arguably the greatest Manchester United player ever but the former forward didn’t attain that status with only his talent; his courage to rise above adversity and that shattering…

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Woods rises 155 places in World Golf Rankings

Tiger Woods has improved his position in the World Golf Rankings by 155 places after finishing in 12th place at the Honda Classic.   After multiple back surgeries, Woods has found himself in the lower echelons of the world standings but the 14-time Major winner went into last week’s tournament having already registered a share of 23rd place at the Farmers Insurance Open in January.   At the Honda Classic, Woods showed further signs of improvement by putting together four solid rounds of 70, 71, 69 and 70 respectively to…

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