Woods blames fatigue for Ryder Cup flop

Los Angeles (AFP) – Tiger Woods on Wednesday blamed his dismal Ryder Cup form on tiredness, citing a lack of physical preparation after a demanding comeback from injury. Woods lost all four of his Ryder Cup matches in Paris last month as the United States were crushed 17.5 to 10.5 by a rampant Europe. The 14-time major winner had forced his way back into the American playing ranks after a strong comeback season which included an emotional victory at the Tour Championship in Atlanta on September 23. However the 42-year-old…

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Tiger Woods cites fatigue as root of 2018 Ryder Cup woes, says he wants to be a playing-captain at 2019 Presidents Cup

Tiger Woods is at Pebble Beach this week for his charity’s annual three-day excursion in the Monterey Peninsula. A driving range Q-and-A was part of Tuesday’s program, with his foundation’s Instagram highlighting portions of the session, with the 14-time major winner shedding light on the past year and what’s on his horizon. One of the subjects discussed was his performance, or lack thereof, at the Ryder Cup, recording zero points in four matches for the Americans. Woods, who was coming off an emotionally and physically draining slate, capped by his…

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Jon Rahm Explains Why He Cried After Beating Tiger Woods At Ryder Cup | Golf

When Tiger Woods and team USA descended on Paris two weeks ago, many expected the Americans to throttle the Europeans in the Ryder Cup. As it turns out, Woods and the Americans were no match for Europe, trouncing Team USA 17 1/2 to 10 1/2.. The 14-time major champion went 0-4 over the course of three days, including a Sunday singles loss to young Spaniard Jon Rahm. Rahm was the better golfer all day and he put Woods out of his misery with a clutch putt on the 17th hole. After…

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Tiger Woods coming to Australia this December

Rival Presidents Cup golf captains Tiger Woods and Ernie Els will travel to Melbourne during the next two months to undertake separate reconnaissance missions at Royal Melbourne. Although Woods won’t tee up a ball in competition, the 14-time major winner will make his first trip to Australia in seven years on December 5-6. Woods, who capped his latest injury comeback with victory at the recent Tour Championship, will dash from his foundation’s unofficial US PGA Tour event in the Bahamas to Melbourne – where he will also take part in…

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Woods and Uran combine forces to target Il Lombardia

Michael Woods (EF-Drapac) will bring the curtain down on an emotional but hugely successful 2018 season at Il Lombardia on Saturday, hoping his end-of-season form and proven affinity with teammate Rigoberto Urán can result in victory in the final monument of the year. Related Articles Woods emotionally revealed that he and his wife lost their son in a stillbirth after winning a stage at the Vuelta a España and has endured a rollercoaster year of success in the saddle but also deep personal grief. He has used his cycling cathartically,…

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Tweets of the week: Thomas De Gendt, Lance Armstrong, Michael Woods and more

The best tweets from around cycling this week Here are the best tweets from the last week As we all know, cyclists and Twitter is often a fantastic combination, allowing the fans a behind the scenes look at what goes on in and around the professional peloton. Here are some of the tweets that caught our eye this week, including ones from Nathan Haas, Dylan Groenewegen, and Alex Dowsett. 1. BMC get a helping hand out on training rides at the Tour of Turkey 2. Alex Dowsett has some mechanic…

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Report: No tickets will be sold for Tiger Woods vs. Phil Mickelson $9 million match

The only people on the course for the Tiger Woods vs. Phil Mickelson $9 million match over Thanksgiving will apparently be … Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson. According to a report from the Las Vegas Review-Journal, no tickets will be sold to the big-money event. That doesn’t technically mean Woods and Mickelson will be alone as camera crews and sponsors will certainly be in attendance, but it will provide a strange backdrop for two of the best to ever play. Here’s the Review-Journal with more. Multiple sources who are familiar with the…

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Tiger Woods Embraces Full Swing Golf’s Simulator Technology

Tiger Woods authored the greatest comeback in sports, which culminated with his season-ending victory at the Tour Championship last month. There are so many layers, both personal and professional, to his remarkable resurgence. But did you know Woods has been using a secret weapon to regain his edge? “Consistent practice on my Full Swing Pro Series simulator was important to my return,” says Woods, who has now captured 80 PGA Tour wins, including 14 Majors. “Using the company’s patented technology gives me the most accurate ball data, which allowed me…

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Why “The Match” between Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson will likely have a weird vibe

In case you were planning a Thanksgiving trip to Las Vegas to see “The Match” between Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson, we hope you didn’t buy your flights yet. There will be no tickets available for this showdown at Shadow Creek, reports the Las Vegas Review-Journal. In other words, don’t expect to hear a lot of cheering for good shots — or a throng of fans following these two legends up the 18th fairway. Instead, “a small gathering of sponsors and VIPs will be given access” to the course, according…

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Thomas wins successive money titles, 1st since Tiger Woods

FILE – In this Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018 file photo, Justin Thomas tees off on the 14th hole during the first round of the Northern Trust golf tournament in Paramus, N.J. Tiger Woods finished off the PGA Tour season by tapping in for par to win the Tour Championship, a moment that ended any doubts that he could win again after four surgeries on his lower back. And then the moment was gone as the Ryder Cup began. Overlooked from last season was Justin Thomas being first player to win…

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