Pro Golf - 2017

Pro Golf - 2017

Postby PJMIII » Sun Jan 22, 2017 12:48 pm

Phil Mickelson returns with scrambling 68 at La Quinta

Phil Mickelson hit his opening tee shot so poorly in morning rain and cold that he hit a provisional ball just to get in another swing.

He scrambled to par the hole and went on to shoot a 4-under 68 on Thursday in the CareerBuilder Challenge, leaving him four strokes back in his return from two sports hernia surgeries.


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Re: Pro Golf - 2017

Postby Senator L » Tue Jan 24, 2017 1:06 pm

He won't get away with wayward drives this week. Too bad the Canadian Adam Hadwin didn't
get the win as he shot a 59 in the 3rd round. But 2nd pays really nice too :D
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Re: Pro Golf - 2017

Postby stark » Tue Jan 24, 2017 1:34 pm

Tiger Woods, who has played just one tournament in 17 months as he recovered from two surgeries to his back in the fall of 2015, makes his return to the PGA Tour starting Thursday in the Farmers Insurance Open at his beloved Torrey Pines Golf Course in San Diego.

It will be the first of four events in five weeks, a schedule that also includes a trip to the Middle East for the Dubai Desert Classic the week after the Farmers — a flight involving 12 time zones — then back-to-back playing dates in the Genesis Open at Riviera Country Club north of Los Angeles and the Honda Classic in Florida. The heavy assignment will severely test Woods’ game, his endurance and, he knows, his back.

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Re: Pro Golf - 2017

Postby PJMIII » Fri Jan 27, 2017 12:43 pm

Tiger Woods falters with late bogeys en route to opening 76 at Torrey Pines

The idyllic golf course on the Pacific Ocean that has been the place of so many Tiger Woods highlights over the years did not produce any such memories Thursday during his first round of 2017.

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Re: Pro Golf - 2017

Postby Senator L » Thu Feb 02, 2017 10:02 pm

Tiger still faltering :roll:
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Re: Pro Golf - 2017

Postby PJMIII » Fri Feb 10, 2017 11:55 am

Tiger Woods pulls out of Genesis Open, Honda Classic

The back spasms that forced Tiger Woods to withdraw from a tournament in Dubai last week will keep him out of his next two scheduled starts as well.

Woods announced on his website Friday that he will skip next week's Genesis Open at Riviera and the Honda Classic in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, the following week due to ongoing back spasms.


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Re: Pro Golf - 2017

Postby PJMIII » Thu Feb 16, 2017 8:40 am

With latest WD, drama surrounding Tiger only increases

So, here's what we know in the ever-evolving drama of As the Tiger (Can't Make Full) Turns:

Tiger Woods has a lingering back injury that is preventing him from playing the Genesis Open this week. As tournament host for the first time, he is on-site here at Riviera Country Club. His pretournament news conference, originally scheduled for Tuesday, was moved to Wednesday, then canceled altogether. The explanation given is that Woods has been "advised by doctors to limit all activities."


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Re: Pro Golf - 2017

Postby PJMIII » Sat Feb 25, 2017 1:00 pm

Rory McIlroy says golf outing with Donald Trump not 'an endorsement or a political statement'

Rory McIlroy took to Twitter on Friday afternoon to set the record straight about his round of golf on Sunday with President Donald Trump.

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Re: Pro Golf - 2017

Postby Senator L » Mon Mar 20, 2017 5:04 pm

I can't see Tiger playing in the Masters - especially when he isn't at his best

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Re: Pro Golf - 2017

Postby PJMIII » Sat Apr 01, 2017 1:05 pm

Tiger Woods to miss Masters for third time in four years

Tiger Woods announced Friday that he will not play the Masters next week as he continues to recover from back issues, the third time in four years that he won't compete in the year's first major championship.

Woods' agent, Mark Steinberg, told ESPN on Friday night that Woods was cleared by his doctors and therapists to play and that the back spasms that sidelined him in February and plagued him for a few weeks had subsided.


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