Complete coverage of Tiger Woods saga

By Golf Channel DigitalMarch 16, 2010, 2:32 pm
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March 16, 2010
Woods to return to competition at Masters
Finchem responds to Woods' return
R&A hoping for Woods to play Open Championship
Hoggard: The Right Place, the Right Time for a Return
Mell: The Biggest Story Ever
Woods the favorite to win Masters with British bookies
Woods' return a boon for marketers
Fans ready to welcome back Woods
Expect huge TV ratings for Woods' Masters return

March 15, 2010
Shag Bag: Finchem can't avoid Tiger talk

March 14, 2010
Shag Bag: Miller on Woods' return

March 13, 2010
Mell: Players leery of being paired with Woods
Lerner: When Tiger Returns

March 11, 2010
Report: Woods hires Fleisher for PR
AP: Woods likely to return at Masters

March 9, 2010
Hawkins: No place like home for Woods

March 8, 2010
Shag Bag: Woods, Haney spotted on Isleworth range

March 5, 2010
Woods doesn't enter WGC-CA Championship field

March 4, 2010
Shag Bag: Tiger's return will jolt golf
Sabbatini wonders what Woods will be like

March 3, 2010
Woods' caddie says he's mad at boss
Nicklaus thinks Woods will play Masters

March 2, 2010
AP: Woods back from therapy

Feb. 26, 2010
Gatorade dumps Woods

Feb. 24, 2010
Nike sticking by Woods despite issues

Feb. 23, 2010
Procter & Gamble keeping Woods on the shelf
Report: Woods apologizes to school parents
Woods still holds all the cards in the world of golf

Feb. 22, 2010
Report: Federer hopes Woods returns soon

Feb. 20, 2010
Woods' caddie won't allow heckling
Dali Lama says faith can bring Woods peace

Feb. 19, 2010

Mell: Redemption Song
Hawkins: 'I was foolish'
Hoggard: Player reaction to Woods' statement
Baggs: What to Believe?
Tiger's mom offers support
Tiger the pitchman far out of the woods
Reaction to Woods' statement
Experts give Woods high marks on statement
Transcript from Woods Statement
Tiger makes case as millions pause to watch
Highlights from Tiger Woods' statement
Tiger omen in Arizona
Woods: Sorry for behavior, unsure of return
Setting the scene at Sawgrass
Uncharted territory
Woods to make speech; return to rehab
What do you want to hear from Tiger Woods today?
Uncharted territory
Man pleads guilty for altering Gatorade bottles

Feb. 18, 2010
Tiger's State of the Union 
GWAA to boycott Woods press event
Tour getting ready for Tiger show

Feb. 17, 2010
Making Sense of it All
Tiger Woods to discuss future at Friday meeting
Tiger Woods to break silence
Tiger Woods issues statement on his Web site
Ballesteros urges Woods to be patient but return
Mislabeled Gatorade bottles suspect considers plea

Feb. 14, 2010
Tiger's 'magical year' gone?

Feb. 12, 2010
No Tiger, or Phil, at Match Play

Feb. 10, 2010
O'Meara finally opens up on Tiger Woods scandal

Feb. 9, 2010
Woods' rule over Pebble Beach overstated

Feb. 8, 2010
When will Tiger Woods return to golf?

Feb. 6, 2010

 Johnny Miller: 'Woods must show genuine sorrow'

Feb. 2, 2010
Golf in the news for the wrong reasons

Jan. 28, 2010
Tom Watson expects better from Tiger

Jan. 27, 2010
Business list says Woods “most powerful athlete”
Mickelson hopeful of his rival Woods’ return
Perry looking forward to Woods’ return
Bookie cuts odds on Woods playing at Masters

Jan. 26, 2010
Woods' break officially begins this week
Woods' daughter's preschool gets hand from law enforcement

Jan. 22, 2010
Mickelson in, Woods out at Torrey Pines

Jan. 21, 2010
Tiger Woods or not, clinic heightens security
New audio released from Woods car crash investigation

Jan. 20, 2010
Ogilvy wants Woods to speak before playing golf
Tiger Woods photos surface

Jan.19, 2010
Garcia predicts earlier return for Woods

Jan. 16, 2010
Ryder Cup among the many question for Woods

Jan. 15, 2010
Goydos' take on Tiger
Woods looking to help Haiti relief effort
Federer: Woods will be back and at his best soon

Jan. 14, 2010
Golfers as TV actors? There's a show for Tiger
Suspect in fake Gatorade labels appears in court

Jan. 13, 2010
Colorado man arrested over fake Gatorade labels
GM says Woods doesn’t get free cars anymore

Jan. 12, 2010
Parnevik staying out of the Woods loop

Jan. 11, 2010
Florida lawmaker calls for investigation in phony Woods claim
Fake Gatorade labels show Woods, say ‘unfaithful’

Jan. 8, 2010
Nicklaus: 2010 a big year for Woods in the majors

Jan. 5, 2010
All questions to the new season begin with Woods

Jan. 4, 2010
Electronic Arts standing behind Woods
Shirtless Woods graces Vanity Fair

Jan. 3, 2010
Mongomerie says Woods will no longer be the same threat

Jan. 1, 2010
AT&T move dives deeper than a staff bag deal

Dec. 31, 2009
AT&T ends sponsorship with Woods
Tiger a control freak who loves to take risks

Dec. 30, 2009
Report: Woods had ‘fat lip’ 4 days after accident

Dec. 22, 2009
Tiger saga dwarfs plenty of ’09 memories

Dec. 21, 2009
Tennis great Becker sympathizes with Woods

Dec. 18, 2009

Ryder Cup captain Pavin sees Woods returning
Tag Heuer to drop Woods from U.S. campaigns

Dec. 17, 2009
Finchem: Tour will survive without Woods
Report: Elin divorcing Tiger

Dec. 16, 2009
Woods voted AP Athlete of the Decade
Dubai moving ahead with Woods course

Dec. 15, 2009
Report: Doctor linked to Woods being investigated
Tour: Nothing suggests Woods violated policy
In Sweden, anger over Tiger, pride over Elin
Upper Deck sticking by Woods
Barkley: Woods ignoring famous friends

Dec. 14, 2009
Tag Heuer to assess relationship with Woods
Phil Knight's take on the Woods situation

Dec. 13, 2009
Accenture ends Tiger Woods sponsorship

Dec. 12, 2009
Golf world in shock over Woods' leave
Official: Woods' wife buys house in Sweden
Gillette to limit Woods' role in marketing
Players react to Woods' announcement
Caddie denies knowledge of Woods' infidelity

Dec. 11, 2009
Woods taking indefinite leave from golf
Full statement from Woods regarding break
Mell: The good news in Tiger's statement
Finchem reacts to latetest Woods news
UK court issues injunction in Woods case

Dec. 10, 2009
Nicklaus wants to respect Woods’ privacy
Golfers say they weren’t interviewed about Woods

Dec. 9, 2009
Tiger 2010 – Where and When?
Congressman drops effort to honor Tiger Woods

Dec. 8, 2009
Elin's mother stable after 911 call
With familiarity, Letterman jokes about Woods

Dec. 7, 2009
Report: Two irons next to Woods' crash scene
Witness says Woods drinking on day of crash

Dec. 6, 2009
'Saturday Night Live' mocks Woods

Dec. 5, 2009
Woods takes golf into a year of uncertainty
Tiger Woods’ caddie says he will stand by player

Dec. 4, 2009
Alleged mistress keeping quiet, as does Tiger
Cut Line: The One and Only

Dec. 3, 2009

Parnevik stands by comments
Woods has gone into crisis mode
Uchitel lawyer cancels press conference
Tiger Woods: ‘Personal failings’ let family down
Lawyer for woman who denied Woods affair to speak

Dec. 2, 2009
Parnevik wishes Elin and Tiger had never met
Where does Woods go from here?
Reactions to Tiger Woods saga
Woods’ sponsors standing behind him – for now
One of Golf’s Great Upsets
Woods crash did $3,200 damage to hydrant, tree
Tiger: 'I have let my family down'
Case closed but Woods scrutiny continues

Dec. 1, 2009
Tiger all the talk at Chevron World Challenge
Silence nothing new for Woods
FHP: Investigation over
Video: Woods careless but not criminal
FHP: Woods cited for carless driving
Attorney: Woods' wife asked neighbors to call 911
Attorney for Tiger Woods’ neighbors to speak out
Woods’ crash hampers wealthy neighbors’ privacy
Tiger Woods checks out for the year

Nov. 30, 2009
Mell: Sixty Hellish Days for Woods
Daly calls for Woods to come clean
Woods not playing own Chevron World Challenge
Woods' quest for privacy meets ultimate challenge
FHP not seeking Woods' medical files
Daly hopes for quick return for Woods

Nov. 29, 2009
Mell: Tiger Woods: A legal analysis
Hoggard: Tiger saga getting weirder by the day
Photos from Woods' car accident
Woods' attorney takes charge
9-1-1 audio tape of Woods' crash
Transcript of 9-1-1 audio call
Woods says accident his fault
Woods' full statement regarding accident
Backspin: A memorable Thanksgiving
Golf Channel programming updates
Video: Golf Central breaks down accident coverage

Nov. 28, 2009
Mell: Tiger's worst nightmare
Lerner: Speculative matters
Woods still unavailable for State troopers
Police plan to speak to Woods regarding accident

Nov. 27, 2009
Statement from Woods' office regarding crash
Woods in serious condition after car crash
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After Further Review: Tiger's return comes at perfect time

By Golf Channel DigitalJanuary 22, 2018, 2:19 am

Each week, takes a look back at the week in golf. Here's what's weighing on our writers' minds.

On the current state of golf as Tiger Woods returns to competition ...

Less than four days before Tiger Woods returns to official competitive golf for the first time in a year, Jon Rahm, the new second-ranked player in the world, won on the PGA Tour and Rory McIlroy made an impressive 2018 debut on the European Tour (T-3).

Not since Ben Hogan, Arnold Palmer and Jack Nicklaus crossed paths at the 1960 U.S. Open has there been so many superstars all poised for big seasons, with world No. 1 Dustin Johnson having already won this year and Jordan Spieth and Justin Thomas both coming off stellar seasons.

It’s a good time for golf. - Rex Hoggard

On Tommy Fleetwood's continued success ...

There have been scores of talented European players whose skills didn’t translate to the PGA Tour … and maybe, in a few years, Tommy Fleetwood will prove to be no different.

He sure looks like the real deal, though.  

His title defense in Abu Dhabi – on the strength of a back-nine 30 in windy conditions – was his third title in the past 12 months and 11th top-10 overall. A few of those have come in majors and World Golf Championship events, too, which led the reigning Race to Dubai champion to accept PGA Tour membership for this season.

Beginning at Riviera, he plans to play exclusively in the States through May, then reassess for the rest of the year. Hope he sticks, because he’s a fun personality with tons of game. - Ryan Lavner

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Rahm passes Spieth to become world No. 2

By Nick MentaJanuary 22, 2018, 1:25 am

With his win Sunday at the CareerBuilder Challenge, Jon Rahm picked up his second PGA Tour victory and moved to No. 2 in the FedExCup points standings.

He picked up one more No. 2, too.

The 23-year-old Spaniard passed Jordan Spieth to move to No. 2 in the Official World Golf Ranking, behind only Dustin Johnson.

In 19 months, since June 2016, Rahm has rocketed from No. 776 in the world to No. 2, thanks in part to his low divisor, his number of events played.

Asked after his playoff victory over Andrew Landry to discuss his rapid ascent up the world rankings, Rahm was almost at a loss.

“It's hard to believe to be honest, passing Jordan Spieth,” he said. “That's a three-time major champion. I only have two wins. He's got 10-plus, right? It's again – I've said it many times – I never thought I was going to be at this point in my life right now.”

Rahm may only have two PGA Tour titles, but this is his fourth worldwide win in the last year, dating back to last season’s Farmers Insurance Open. He also took the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open and the DP World Tour Championship on his way to claiming the European Tour’s 2017 Rookie of the Year Award.

Dating back to the start of last season on the PGA Tour, Rahm has racked up 12 top-10s, three runner-ups, and two wins.

He will head to Torrey Pines next week ready to defend for the first time.

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Brady compares self to Woods after winning AFC title

By Jason CrookJanuary 22, 2018, 1:05 am

Tom Brady and Tiger Woods are two of the all-time greats in their respective sports ... a fact that is not lost on the five-time Super Bowl winning quarterback.

Fresh off leading the New England Patriots to a AFC Championship victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars, Brady was asked about winning the game despite a cut on his throwing hand - which made national news heading into the matchup.

His response invoked the name of a certain 14-time major winner, something that would be tough to pull off, if not for the fact that he is, you know, Tom Brady.

“I think it's kind of arrogant to say it bothered me when we had a pretty good game, so I wouldn't say that," the 40-year-old told reporters after the game. "It's like when Tiger Woods said, ‘That was my C game’ and he won the tournament."

Tiger Woods winning with his "C game" may be a distant memory for golf fans, but no matter what game he brings, his next chance to win comes next week at Torrey Pines during his official comeback to the PGA Tour.

Brady has a shot at his sixth Super Bowl title in two weeks. The Patriots would probably benefit from him bringing a little better than his "C game" as well.

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Rahm beats Landry in playoff to win CareerBuilder

By Nick MentaJanuary 22, 2018, 1:00 am

Jon Rahm birdied the fourth extra hole Sunday to defeat Andrew Landry in a playoff, win the CareerBuilder Challenge and move to No. 2 in the Official World Golf Ranking. Here’s how things played out in overtime at PGA West:

Leaderboard: Rahm (-22), Landry (-22), John Huh (-20), Adam Hadwin (-20), Martin Piller (-20), Kevin Chappell (-19), Scott Piercy (-19)

What it means: This is Rahm’s second PGA Tour win and his fourth worldwide victory in the last year, dating back to last season’s Farmers Insurance Open. Rahm took the early lead Thursday with an opening 62 and after rounds of 67-70, he started the final round two back. On Sunday, he made five birdies without dropping a single shot on the intimidating Stadium Course. In the clubhouse at 22 under, Rahm watched as Landry made birdie on 18 to force a playoff.

Rahm missed birdie putts that would have ended the tournament on the final hole of regulation and on each playoff hole. Finally, on his fourth trip down 18 of the day, his birdie bid found the cup. With the victory, Rahm passes Jordan Spieth to move to No. 2 in the Official World Golf Ranking, trailing only Dustin Johnson. He enters next week at Torrey Pines looking to defend for the first time.

Best of the rest: A two-time winner playing his second full season on the PGA Tour, Landry shot 68 Sunday, making birdie on the 72nd hole to force extras. Once Rahm finally made birdie on the fourth playoff hole, Landry's putt to extend slid by on the right edge. This is Landry's best career finish on the PGA Tour. Had he won, he would have secured full Tour status through the 2019-20 season and earned invites to the Masters, Players, and PGA Championships.

Round of the day: Sam Saunders fired an 8-under 64 to register this best finish of the season, a tie for eighth at 18 under. The reigning Tour Championship winner was 9 under par through 12 holes before making bogey at 13 and parring his way into the clubhouse.

Biggest disappointment: Overnight leader Austin Cook was eyeing his second win of the season but never contended. The RSM champion carded two double bogeys Sunday en route to a 3-over 75, dropping him from the 54-hole lead to a tie for 14th.

Shot of the day: Rahm's putt to win:

Quote of the day: "One of us had to do it and either one of us would have been a well-deserving champion." - Rahm on his playoff victory over Landry