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Tiger 2018: Most emotional golf year ever

Here's a look back at Tiger Woods' roller-coaster season — the good and the bad.




John and Little John Daly lead

John and Little John Daly birdied the final six-holes for a 13-under 59 and a one-stroke lead Saturday in the PNC Father-Son Challenge. The Dalys played the back nine in 8-under 28 in occasional rain at Ritz-Carlton Golf Club Grande Lakes. Little John is 15.




Rose struggles in Indonesia, Koepka to end year No. 1

After he appeared comfortable through the first three days of the Asian Tour's Indonesian Masters, Justin Rose surprisingly struggled in the final round, meaning that Brooks Koepka, and not Rose, will begin 2019 atop the Official World Golf Ranking. Rose flew to Indonesia for his final start of a globetrotting year, defending a title he won by eight shots last year. Despite attempting to rally with three birdies over his final five holes, Rose carded the highest final-round score of anyone inside the top 45 on the final leaderboard.




Many wins and broken bones later, one-of-a-kind Thornberry ready for pro golf

A day after Braden Thornberry won the 2017 NCAA individual title at Rich Harvest Farms, he and his Ole Miss coach, Chris Malloy, sat together at a private airport in Sugar Grove, Ill., while they waited on their flight back to Oxford, Miss. With the rest of the team out of earshot, Malloy turned to his star sophomore and said, “All right, bud. Now, Thornberry is about to undergo the biggest transformation in his golf career to date.




Golf club faces investigation after cutting down protected trees to improve the views of a lake

A golf club is in a row with the council after it chopped down 36 protected trees so members could enjoy better views of a lake. The trees, some of which were 70ft tall, provided shelter from the wind and privacy from golfers playing the first hole of the Parkstone Golf Course in Dorset, whose members include Harry Redknapp. On the club's website it said the ongoing tree-felling was aimed at restoring the area to heathland, however, the 60 to 80-year-old pines were subject to a long-standing Tree Preservation Order (TPO) and any bid to remove the protected status had to go through the local authority.





Sports Personality of the Year: Golfer Francesco Molinari named World Sport Star

Golfer Francesco Molinari is named World Sport Star at the BBC Sports Personality of the Year show.




Indonesian Masters: Justin Rose misses world number one spot by one stroke

Justin Rose misses out on a return to the top of the rankings by finishing one shot outside the top 12 at the Indonesian Masters.




Drysdale & Jamieson miss out as Lipsky wins in SA

Scots David Drysdale and Scott Jamieson finish second and third place respectively as David Lipsky wins the Alfred Dunhill Championship.




Jamieson leads going into final round in South Africa

Scotland's Scott Jamieson has a one-shot lead over American David Lipsky after three rounds of the Alfred Dunhill Championship.




Open champion Molinari named European Tour Golfer of the Year

Open champion and Ryder Cup winner Francesco Molinari is named European Tour Golfer of the Year.





Stenson aiming to be first to win FedEx Cup Race to Dubai in same year despite wrist injury


Swedish golf ace Henrik Stenson is reportedly aiming to become the first player to win the FedEx Cup and Race to Dubai in the same year despite a wrist injury. Stenson, who earned 6.3 million pounds by winning America's end-of-season event, leads the European Tour going into Dubai's DP World Tour Championship finale. According to the BBC, despite injuring his wrist before the first of the four ...




Indian golfer Shiv Kapur aiming for success at 103rd South African Open Championship


Indian professional golfer Shiv Kapur is reportedly aiming for success at the 103rd South African Open Championship, the world's second oldest Open title, at the Glendower Golf Club in Johannesburg from 21-24 November. The rising Indian star will line up alongside a stellar cast of world stars in the opening event on the 2014 European Tour schedule, including Charl Schwartzel, Retief Goosen, ...




Management issues distracting McIlroy


Northern Irish golfer Rory McIlroy has said that countless hours spent with lawyers this year have been a distraction as he heads into this week's World Tour Championships in Dubai. According to the BBC, McIlroy is still seeking his first win of 2013. Last month, McIlroy began legal action in the Republic of Ireland against the Dublin-based Horizon Sports in a dispute over management fees ...




Cheyenne Woods Heir to Woods Golf Throne


Tiger Woods ‘ neice and, by the looks of it, possible heir to the golf throne. The 23-year-old daughter of Tiger’s older half-brother, Earl Woods, Jr., has played three LPGA events this year, and has yet to collect any money, but she shouldn’t be discouraged. She obviously has what it takes to make it in the world of ...




Stenson stalks Dubai leader


Spain's Alejandro Canizares grabbed a one-shot lead after the first round of the DP World Tour Championship, but Race To Dubai leader Henrik Stenson lies just two back as he looks to add that to his FedEx Cup crown.Canizares completed a six-under-par 66 at Jumeirah Golf Estates that proved enough to hold the first round lead, with Thailand's Kiradech Aphibarnrat and Australian Marcus ...





McIlroy’s real problem with the Olympics

RORY McIlroy originally claimed the Zika virus was behind his decision to snub the Rio Olympics but he’s now revealed another — more personal — reason.




Rory McIlroy reveals what life’s like for Tiger

RORY McIlroy has become a trusted confidant of Tiger Woods — these are his insights into the far from enjoyable life of the world’s most famous golfer.




Positive signs in rusty comeback for Day

WORLD No.1 Jason Day expects a two-week training camp in the Californian desert to restore the razor-like sharpness to his golf game for the big 2017 season ahead.




Day in the mix at Tournament of Champions in

JASON Day has shaken off a mixed second round with the putter to keep himself in the mix at the Tournament of Champions in Maui.




Aussie ‘battlers’ relishing golfing good life

THE winners-only Tournament of Champions field at Kapalua features four Australians, which is not unusual, it’s who they are.




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