Tiger Woods still steals the show and that’s fine with Justin Thomas

Tiger Woods is no longer golf’s reigning king, but he still steals the show — and that’s just fine with 2017 PGA champ Justin Thomas. In fact, while Woods hasn’t scored a major title in a decade, he was the main attraction last weekend at the U.S. PGA Championship. He ultimately came in second place, behind Brooks Koepka. Thomas, who played at the championship and tied for sixth place, said Woods helped get the game, and the prize money, where it is today. “I don’t think I even understand all…

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Tiger Woods’ Ryder Cup performances, ranked

Tiger Woods was always going to be a presence at the 2018 Ryder Cup – he’d been selected as a vice captain by Jim Furyk, the leader of this year’s U.S. squad. But as recently as five months ago, it was almost impossible to imagine that Woods would actually be on the course battling for Team USA in his eighth competition. Now, after a scintillating summer that saw him make Sunday charges in two majors, Tiger is virtually assured to be a captain’s pick for the 2018 team. With that…

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Tiger Woods In Chipping Contest With Two PGA Stars, Guess Who Won?!

Tiger Woods Chipping Contest With Two PGA Stars … Guess Who Won?! 8/17/2018 6:52 AM PDT EXCLUSIVE Tiger Woods just can’t get a win these days … ’cause the golf legend faced off with two other PGA Tour stars in a chipping contest earlier this month AND TOOK ANOTHER L!! TMZ Sports has the video … Tiger, Matt Kuchar and Bryson DeChambeau headed out to the green as part of a private dinner for fans after the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational — and went head-to-head in golf’s version of HORSE. Tiger fell just…

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A Tiger Woods calculator reminds you he’s made $$$

You probably don’t need a reminder that Tiger Woods has made sooooooooo much more money than you, but this is a fun way to do it. One web page asks the question you’ve might have never pondered: Ever wonder how many golf balls Tiger Woods would need to hit to earn your salary? Wonder no more! Just enter your annual salary in the box below, select a golfer from the drop down, then hit the button to find out how many shots it would take them to earn your wage……

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Tiger Woods has harnessed the pure power of nostalgia – but has he really changed or simply rebranded?

Earl Woods: “Where were you born, Tiger?”Tiger Woods, aged three: “I was born on December 30, 1975, in Long Beach, California.”Earl: “No, Tiger, only answer the question you were asked. It’s important to prepare yourself for this. Try again.”Tiger: “I was born in Long Beach, California.”Earl: “Good, Tiger, good.” — When Tiger Woods hits a ball golf ball really well, it sounds like a gunshot. A crack straight from the muzzle of the pistols he used to enjoy firing in his spare time. That was the sound his 9-iron made…

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Chart of the day: Is Tiger Woods bigger than golf?

It's 10 years since Tiger Woods won a major golf title — but TV audiences attest to the public's enduring fascination with him. After dominating the game in the late 1990s and 2000s Woods's fall from grace, due to a collapsing private life and chronic injury, was steep. But as his comeback has gathered pace this year, golf viewing figures have climbed — and those rises appear more pronounced the closer he has been to winning. At the PGA Championships his run to second place boosted the US TV audience…

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The quality Tiger Woods still has over his competitors: Jim Nantz

CBS Sports golf commentator Jim Nantz spoke with The Post’s Mark Cannizzaro in advance of the Northern Trust, the first event of the FedEx Cup Playoffs, which begins next Thursday at Ridgewood Country Club in Paramus. Q: What were your Tiger Woods takeaways from last week’s PGA Championship, and what do you expect from him at Ridgewood?A: Tiger can seemingly “will” the ball into the hole. No one in the game can match his grit. More than anything technical or swing-wise, the modern-day player should emulate his effort level and…

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Tiger Woods’ caddie Joe LaCava tried paying off a heckler to get him to leave

The job description for Tiger Woods’ caddie apparently now includes going to great lengths to defend the 14-time major champion from verbally abusive fans. Joe LaCava, Woods’ caddie since 2011, got so fed up with one persistent heckler following Woods during the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational in Akron, Ohio, a tuneup before last weekend’s PGA Championship, he approached the spectator looking for answers. And initially, LaCava thought he had one in the form of a simple payoff. “I said, ‘At the end of the day if you affect [Woods’] performance here, it…

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Tiger Woods schedule 2018: Short break ahead of packed agenda to end long season

Could you not get enough of Tiger Woods at last week’s PGA Championship? That’s good news because you’re about to get a whole lot more of him. Woods’ camp told Golf Channel this week that Tiger would play the BMW Championship, which is the third of four FedEx Cup Playoff tournaments. Woods has also committed to the first two — the Northern Trust and the Dell Technologies Championship — which means his schedule could look like the following over the last six weeks of the season. The Northern Trust: Aug.…

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From Phil Mickelson at the U.S. Open to Tiger Woods at Carnoustie and PGA to Brooks Koepka the holes that defined golf’s majors

From the Masters to the U.S. Open, from The Open to the PGA, golf’s major championships did not disappoint in 2018. There was Jordan Spieth threatening to shoot 62 on Sunday at the Masters, only to narrowly miss catching eventual winner Patrick Reed. There was Brooks Koepka, doing at the U.S. Open something that hadn’t been done in nearly 30 years — winning back-to-back titles. There was Francesco Molinari, becoming the first Italian to win a major championship by hoisting the Claret Jug at Carnoustie. There was Koepka, this time…

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