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PGA Tour: Jon Rahm reveals key behind career-best round

The 23-year old Spaniard managed an eagle and eight birdies on the La Quinta course and one of three host venues for this week’s $US 6.2m opening event of the PGA Tour’s ‘West Coast Swing’. Rahm’s effort was two strokes fewer than a prior best of 64 on the opening day of the 2016 Quicken Loans Championship and handed him a one-stroke lead over American’s Austin Cook, Jason Kokrak and Andrew Landry. The World No3 Rahm had ended 2017 being named European Tour ‘Rookie of the Year’ and five days…

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PGA Tour Leaderboard LIVE: Latest scores and tee times from the Sony Open

The Sony Open is one of the big tour events on the 2018 PGA Tour, with many of the world’s top golfers taking part. Hawaii’s Waialae Country Club once again hosts the tournament, which has been running since 1965. Jordan Spieth and Justin Thomas are both competing at the Sony Open this year. Thomas won the tournament by a staggering seven strokes off England’s Justin Rose. Thomas shot 27-under over the four days to take home the €1m winners’ cheque. Only two non-Americans have won the Sony Open since 2005.…

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EurAsia Cup 2018 LIVE stream: How to watch golf online and on TV

Thomas Bjorn is captaining Europe in a tournament at Glenmarie Golf and Country Club that acts as a dress rehearsal to the Ryder Cup this summer. This is only the third instalment of the EurAsia Cup and Europe are yet to be beaten. In 2014 they drew with Asia 10-10 under Spanish captain Miguel Angel Jimenez. Two years later and Europe won 18.5-5.5 in a demolition job in Malaysia. This year could be closely contested, with some of Europe’s top players not featuring as they compete on the PGA tour…

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Tiger Woods injury update: Legend CONFIRMS next tournament and reveals back status

Woods is hoping to put a tumultuous five years behind him, having been plagued by back problems and even ending up in rehab after encountering addiction issues with prescription pain-killers. However, he returned to action in the Bahamas at the Hero World Challenge earlier this month and completed four rounds of golf apparently pain-free. And now he has revealed that he will head to Los Angeles in six weeks’ time to take part on the Genesis Open at Riviera Country Club. “It’s such an historic site and the course will…

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Tiger Woods’ caddie Joe LaCava reveals shocking bad temper of former world champion

LaCava has been Woods’ caddie since 2011 and has seen many ups and downs over the years. But there is one moment that sticks in his mind that came away from the limelight, in a private match between the two of them. The pair were playing H.O.R.S.E in a basketball shootaround. The loser is whoever collects all the letters first. LaCava explains how he beat Woods in nine consecutive times – and he was then was not allowed to eat tea with the former world number one and was forced…

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Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy to reignite rivalry after 30 months without facing each other

Organisers of the event confirmed a story run last week by Express Sport that McIlroy is returning to the event for only a second occasion after contesting the then 2016 Northern Trust Open and finishing T20th behind Bubba Watson. The Tiger Woods Foundation took over the running of the event this year but with Woods being forced out due to injury and this after withdrawing ahead of the second round some weeks earlier at the Dubai Desert Classic. With Woods, however, seemingly back to his best as evident in finishing…

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Tiger Woods reveals text messages with Dustin Johnson and Rory McIlroy

Woods, who had spent nine months out with a back injury, made his competitive return at the Hero World Challenge yesterday. He made a solid start, carding a three-under-par round of 69 which leaves him in a tie for eighth. The former world number one, who is now ranked 1,199th, looked to be hitting long off the tee, but had a couple of unlucky breaks on the back nine. And Woods thanked the likes of McIlroy and Johnson for taking the time out to help him get ready for his…

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Tiger Woods: Justin Thomas desperate to kick his ‘a**’ at Hero World Challenge

Woods is making his competitive return to action after nine months out with a back injury. The former world number one, who pulled out of the Dubai Desert Classic with back spasms, has undergone multiple operations in order to revive his flagging career. Thomas meanwhile, enjoyed a stunning 2017, winning his maiden Major, lifting the FedExCup as well as being named the PGA Tour’s Player of the Year. Woods and Thomas will be paired together for the first round of the Hero World Challenge, which is a 16-man field. And…

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Tiger Woods EXCLUSIVE: Golf icon already targeting The Open title ahead of comeback

GETTY Tiger Woods has won The Open three times, twice on Scottish soil Woods is making his return to competitive golf this week at the Hero Challenge in the Bahamas after a 10-month lay-off following career-saving back surgery and is understandably taking things slowly for now. The former world number one has endured a miserable 2017 – not only crippled by back pain and forced out of the sport he once ruled, but also dealing with another meltdown in his private life. Woods spent a night in the cells in…

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Tiger Woods: When is the Hero World Challenge? Why has he been out for so long?

The 14-time major winner will make his long awaited return to action in the coming days with fans eager to see how he fares. Woods has teased his followers on social media with clips of his swing. And his fellow professionals have flirted with information on how Woods is looking on the course. Rickie Fowler recently claimed the 41-year-old was hitting it way past him while Brad Faxon, who played in the foursome with Woods, US president Donald Trump and Dustin Johnson, stated Woods was driving further than the world…

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