Does golf suffer from the same personality problem as baseball?

Anyone who has thoughts on golf popularity will say it starts with Tiger Woods’ absence. A single man apparently has the power to drive people to pick up or stick with the game. The crazy part here is not only that it’s mostly true, but how widely accepted this is.The thing is: That’s not quite the whole story.Tiger’s greatness at his peak will be impossible to replicate...
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Tiger Woods has funny response to question about going bald

Once upon a time, Tiger Woods was a young prodigy in the golfing world and a fresh face who took over the sport. Nowadays, he’s battling injuries and has become a grizzled veteran on tour. And nothing shows how much he’s aged more than his hairline.Like many men in their early-40s, Tiger’s hair is thinning and receding. But he is not about to let it go.Tiger joined ESPN’s...
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Tiger Woods says he's trying to make a comeback at the Masters

With just 17 days left until the start of The Masters at Augusta National Golf Club, Tiger Woods still isn't sure whether he'll be healthy enough to play in the first major of the year.Woods seemed to finally be healthy late last year when he made his long-awaited return at the Hero World Challenge, and he planned to play an ambitious international schedule through February. Another...
Via FOX Sports
9 days ago

McIlroy not ruling out Tiger Woods playing at Masters

With the 2017 Masters a little more than a month away, golf’s biggest star still is nursing an ailing back.Tiger Woods started suffering from back spasms in Dubai a few weeks ago, and while his chances of teeing it up at Augusta National don’t look promising, another star isn’t ruling it out.Rory McIlroy is returning to action from a rib injury at this week’s World Golf Championship...
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Nicklaus says Tiger's current situation is a 'puzzle to me'

Another year of golf is underway and we are left to wonder once again whether or not Tiger Woods will ever be back. Among those confused by the state of Woods is the one and only Jack Nicklaus, who has praised Woods time and time again.During an interview at the Honda Classic this weekend, the legendary and iconic Nicklaus expressed his concern about the status of the injury-plagued...
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February 27, 2017  |  Discuss

Tiger Woods told by doctors to ‘stay horizontal’

Tiger Woods withdrew from the Dubai Desert Classic earlier this month because of back spasms, and the injury sounds like it is lingering.Woods backed out of a scheduled news conference on Wednesday at the Genesis Open, a tournament he is the unofficial host of. The tournament said in a statement that Tiger has been instructed by his doctors to limit all activities, and the 14-time...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 16, 2017  |  Discuss

Tiger Woods sends simple, powerful tweet about equality

Tiger Woods rarely ventures into the political arena.The star golfer, who recently had another health setback, has played golf with presidents from both sides of the aisle since he announced himself as the heir apparent to Jack Nicklaus almost two decades ago.But on Sunday, Woods, arguably the best golfer in history, shared a tweet with a message that we can all get behind. While...
February 12, 2017  |  Discuss

Tiger Woods on injuries: ‘I don’t think I’ll ever feel great again’

Tiger Woods withdrew from yet another tournament last weekend because of issues with his surgically-repaired back, and it may be time to accept this as the new normal.While he was in Dubai, Woods gave a candid interview to former European Tour golfer Peter Dawson. Tiger opened up about how difficult it has been to battle back from three different procedures on his back, and he said...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 08, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: Tiger Woods’ first shot of the season hits tree

For the first time in more than a year, Tiger Woods is on the course for a PGA Tour event. His start could have been better.Tiger’s tee shot drifted right, eventually hitting a tree and falling down into the rough. This is nothing new. Woods frequently struggles on the first hole, even when playing at traditionally strong venues for him.“Tiger’s worst hole at Augusta National...
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January 26, 2017  |  Discuss

Woods signs equipment deal with TaylorMade

Tiger Woods no longer has the option of playing Nike golf clubs if he wants the latest and greatest equipment, so the 14-time major champion has chosen to sign an exclusive equipment deal with a new club manufacturer.On Wednesday, Woods announced that he has inked a deal with TaylorMade. Tiger has been working with TaylorMade clubs for the past several months (video here), so the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 25, 2017  |  Discuss

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