Here’s the convoluted — and unlikely — way Tiger Woods can win the FedEx Cup at the Tour Championship

Technically, all 30 golfers playing in this week’s Tour Championship have a chance to win the FedEx Cup. That includes Tiger Woods, whose odds of winning the PGA Tour’s $10 million bonus are, let’s just say, not better than most. RELATED: Tiger Woods helps Tour Championship ticket sales But again, technically, Tiger has a chance. That’s the point of making the tour’s (post)season finale, which Woods did thanks to his nearest close call at the BMW Championship. With a T-6 at Aronimink, Woods’ sixth top-six finish of 2018, the two-time…

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AP Interview: Bjorn excited to see Tiger Woods in Ryder Cup

Graham Dunbar, Ap Sports Writer Updated 8:42 am PDT, Saturday, September 15, 2018 EVIAN-LES-BAINS, France (AP) — Tiger Woods returning to the United States team after a six-year absence will make golf’s showdown even better, according to Europe’s Ryder Cup captain Thomas Bjorn. “He brings so much greatness to the game of golf,” Bjorn told The Associated Press in an interview Saturday, two weeks before the action in France. A runner-up finish at the PGA Championship last month behind Ryder Cup teammate Brooks Koepka ensured a resurgent 42-year-old Woods won selection…

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Will Tiger Woods win again? Former peers say it’s coming

Tom Lang, Special to the Detroit Free Press Published 12:00 a.m. ET Sept. 14, 2018 Autoplay Show Thumbnails Show Captions Last SlideNext Slide Tiger Woods tees off at the 10th hole during the third round of the BMW Championship golf tournament at Aronimink in Newtown Square, Pa., Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018. (Charles Fox/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP)(Photo: The Associated Press) GRAND BLANC — Tiger Woods is still the talk of Warwick Hills Golf Club & Country Club.  OK. Maybe it’s not quite like that.  But Woods’ legacy — and his…

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Though still without a win, Tiger Woods’ return to golf in 2018 has been an immense success

Tiger Woods has not won a golf tournament since 2013. Tiger Woods has had an undeniably successful 2018 season. Those two sentences seem to be contradictory, but they are also both true. Many people look at the body of work Tiger has put together this year and think, oftentimes because of his own standards, he has not cleared an invisible bar for the 2017-18 PGA Tour season. Winning is overrated, though, for a variety of reasons we don’t have time to get into today, and it’s also about the only…

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How Tiger Woods, New Golf Products Helped Callaway Soar

If a stock run could be likened to a hot birdie streak, Callaway Golf’s (ELY) near-63% increase in 2018 is certainly that. X Golf icon Tiger Woods, innovative versions of its famous Big Bertha driver and new incarnations of its golf balls have combined to help the company emerge as a market leader. It all culminated when Callaway recently overtook Titleist parent Acushnet Holdings (GOLF) in market cap heading into 2018’s proverbial back nine. The company boasts a roster of sponsored pros headed by Phil Mickelson. But it is the…

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Will Tiger Woods win again? Another major? Tour pros say yes to both

Tiger Woods is about to put the finishing touches on another remarkable season. Entering the Tour Championship next week at East Lake, Woods has notched eight top-12 finishes in 17 starts, including two runner-up showings, at the PGA Championship and Valspar Championship, while rising to No. 21 in the world rankings and earning a spot on the U.S. Ryder Cup team. The only thing Woods hasn’t done this year is win. Will Woods win again? Will he capture another major? According to Golf.com’s latest anonymous player survey, an overwhelming number…

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Tiger set to play host again at Bahamas invitational

Miami (AFP) – Tiger Woods announced plans to compete in his invitational-only Bahamas tournament, with India-based Hero MotorCorp renewing sponsorship for the Hero World Challenge. 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. This year, Woods has six top-six finishes, including a runner-up effort at last month’s PGA Championship and a share of sixth at July’s British Open. But he still has not won any title in five years and has…

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Justin Thomas joins Tiger Woods in conceding PGA Tour Player of the Year to Brooks Koepka

Last month Tiger Woods declared the PGA Tour’s Player of the Year race over before the FedEx Playoffs even began. “You win two majors, you’ve got it,” Woods said, referring to Brooks Koepka. “It’s not real complicated.” It’s tough to argue with that, or with someone who knows so much about the award having won it a record 11 times. And the most recent winner agrees. RELATED: Justin Thomas wasn’t happy with his 1st pitch at Fenway Park On Tuesday, the PGA Tour tweeted out the résumés of this season’s…

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Forget working on his driving or putting. Tiger Woods’ big offseason plan involves more weightlifting

Tiger Woods’ return to the PGA Tour has exceeded expectations. That the 42-year-old was able to make 17 starts is a success in itself, to say nothing of title runs at Bellerive, Carnoustie, Innisbrook and Bay Hill. Qualifying for the season-ending Tour Championship on a (relatively) truncated schedule is icing on the cake. Not to say Woods’ game has been without fault. It’s hard to enjoy sustained contention without a strong tee ball, and Woods’ driving performance (108th sg/ott) has hindered his ability to strike. Same goes with his putting.…

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Tiger Woods Falls Short in Rain, but Sees Glass as Half Full

NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa. — When it was over — after the daylong deluge and the delayed final round, the lead changes and the late charges — Tiger Woods walked off the 18th green at the BMW Championship knowing he was an also-ran in another race. “Might have needed a 61 today,” he said. Woods shot a 65 on Monday, for a cumulative score of 17 under par, three shots behind Keegan Bradley, who beat Justin Rose in a sudden-death playoff. Instead of a victory, it was another stroll straight to…

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