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Tiger Woods undergoes second back surgery

Tiger Woods

Tiger Woods announced Friday evening that he underwent a second microdiscectomy surgery on his back Wednesday. “Tiger Woods underwent a microdiscectomy late on Sept. 16 at Park City Medical Center,” Dr. Rich said. “With the upcoming offseason, the decision was made to remove a small disc fragment that was pinching his nerve. The microsurgery was a complete success, and he was ...

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Tiger Woods is 2 back after Round 3 at Wyndham Championship

Tiger Woods

Tiger Woods began Saturday with a share of the lead at the Wyndham Championship. After a third round, he’s now two strokes back at -13 of leader Jason Gore. Pars are big. So was this fist pump. Tiger remains tied for the lead. pic.twitter.com/dinaYaP5te — PGA TOUR (@PGATOUR) August 22, 2015 Woods made three birdies and had several big par saves before missing a ...

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Jason Day wins PGA Championship at record 20 under

Jason Day

Jason Day won his first career major title Sunday  at the 2015 PGA Championship.  He also became the first player in history to finish 20 under, breaking the record set by Tiger Woods in 2000 at the British Open (-19). The putt. The family. The tears. Congratulations, Jason Day. #PGAChamp http://t.co/66PtU8toHZ — PGA TOUR (@PGATOUR) August 16, 2015 Day is now the 11th Australian golfer ...

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PGA Championship final round tee times and pairings

Jason Day

Sunday’s final round of the PGA Championship is scheduled to finish around 7 p.m. ET on CBS.  The 54-hole leader, Jason Day, will tee off at 2:45 p.m. ET with Jordan Spieth. Day is 15-under after the first three rounds while Spieth is 13-under. The weather forecast at Whistling Straights on Sunday is sunny, high of 88 degrees with a 13 mph wind. ...

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Dustin Johnson leads PGA Championship: ‘Less shots to make up’

Dustin Johnson

Once again, Dustin Johnson is leading a major championship. The 18-hole leader at this year’s U.S. Open and British Open shot a 66 on Thursday at Whistling Straits to open up a one-stroke lead over David Lingmerth in the PGA Championship. Johnson made five birdies and an early eagle. .@djohnsonPGA has the early lead of the #PGAChamp. This eagle sure didn’t ...

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Tee times and groupings for the 2015 PGA Championship

Jordan Spieth

Here are Round 1 and 2 tee times and groupings for the PGA Championship, which begins Thursday at Whistling Straits in Wisconsin. All times are central. Round 1 Round 2 Player 1 Player 2 Player 3 6:45 a.m. Noon Ryan Helminen Rory Sabbatini Chesson Hadley 6:45 a.m. Noon Pat Perez Brian Gaffney David Hearn 6:55 a.m. 12:10 p.m. David Howell ...

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Rory McIlroy says ankle is 100 percent for PGA Championship

Rory McIlroy

On Wednesday, World No. 1 Rory McIlroy declared himself fit to defend his title at Whistling Straits on Monday, site of the 97th PGA Championship after sustaining an ankle injury on July 4. “To play golf, it’s 100 percent,” McIlroy said Monday of his ankle. “To go back on a soccer pitch, it wouldn’t be quite ready. But to do what I ...

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PGA Tour pro says his father has been missing for 9 days

Billy Hurley

On Tuesday before the start of the Quicken Loans National tournament, PGA Tour player Billy Hurley III announced that his father, Willard Hurley Jr., is missing. According to Hurley, Willard left home nine days ago with some clothes and cash, and no one has heard from him since. His mother has filed a police report with local authorities in Leesburg, Virginia, ...

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PGA golfer forced to join military

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PGA golfer Sang-Moon Bae was set to tee off Thursday afternoon for the first-round of the Canadian Open.  But a court ruling Wednesday in South Korea will force the two-time winner off the PGA Tour and into a mandated two-year military service in his native country. “I am sorry to those who have supported me, including all my fans and South Koreans, for causing anxiety,” Bae ...

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Zach Johnson wins 2015 Open Championship

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Zach Johnson outlasted Louis Oosthuizen and Marc Leishman in a four-hole playoff to win the 144th Open Championship at St. Andrews. Johnson, Oosthuizen and Leishman finished the final round tied at 15-under.  On hole one of the playoff, Oosthuizen and Johnson rolled in birdie putts, while Leishman three-putted for bogey. On hole two, Johnson birdied while the other two made par. A birdie for Johnson ...

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