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Tiger Woods: ‘I’m playing in the Masters’

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Tiger Woods announced Friday on his website that he will be playing in the Masters Tournament next week. “I’m playing in the Masters,” Tiger said Friday afternoon. “It’s obviously very important to me, and I want to be there. “I’ve worked a lot on my game and I’m looking forward to competing. I’m excited to get to Augusta and I ...

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Tiger Woods’ jet spotted at Augusta airport

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Rumors have swirled as to wether Tiger Woods would play in this year’s Masters Tournament. The Augusta Chronicle reports that a plane matching the tail numbers of Tiger Woods’ Gulfstream G5 was parked at Augusta Regional Airport this morning. “Buzz has been swirling that Tiger Woods would be practicing at Augusta National Golf Club this week, and it seems the four-time Masters Tournament ...

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Arnold Palmer on Tiger Woods: He must regain confidence

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Tiger Woods called Arnold Palmer last week to tell him he wouldn’t play in the Arnold Palmer Invitational as he continues to work on his game. Palmer said he was appreciative of the call from Woods and wants Woods to regain his confidence before coming back out on Tour. “There’s only one thing I can say and that’s practice, and confidence,” Palmer ...

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John Daly rips PGA Tour’s drug testing: It’s a ‘big joke’

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John Daly was asked on SiriusXM’s “Hit It Hard with John Daly” whether drug testing on the PGA Tour was random. From ESPN.com: “Not at all,” Daly told host Patrick Meagher. “I’m gonna play at 1:50 on Friday so they’re [going to] get me about 6:52, 7 o’clock.” “Wait, you’re telling me you already know you’re gonna get tested?” Meagher replied. ...

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Tiger Woods suspended by PGA Tour?

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Professional golfer Dan Olsen, who last played a PGA Tour event at the 2011 PGA Championship, told 730AM The Game in Lansing, Mich., on Friday that Tiger Woods has been suspended for a month by the PGA Tour. “I heard he’s on a month’s suspension … it’s kind of a strong witness,” said Olsen. “It’s a credible person who is telling me this.” ...

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Police make arrest in Robert Allenby robbery case

Owen P. Harbison

Honolulu Police announced Wednesday that they have made an arrest in connection to the Jan. 16 robbery and kidnapping of Robert Allenby. Patrick Owen Harbison, 32, was arrested on three counts of second-degree identity theft, three counts of second-degree attempted theft, and one count of unauthorized possession of confidential personal information. Allenby told the Golf Channel that he was kidnapped from a bar, ...

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Jason Day wins at Torrey Pines

Jason Day

Jason Day won a four-man playoff Sunday over J.B. Holmes, Harris English and Scott Stallings in the Farmers Insurance Open with a par on the second extra hole at tough Torrey Pines. Day made the playoff by only a couple of feet.  His chip on the par-5 18th green in regulation came out flying and was headed down the hill for the water ...

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Tiger Woods withdraws from Framers Insurance Open

Tiger Woods

Tiger Woods left midway through his round at the PGA Tour’s Farmers Insurance Open on Thursday. Woods appeared to be battling a back injury throughout the first round.  He was on his 12th hole (the par-3 at No. 3 at Torrey Pines) and was 2 over before withdrawing. Play at Torrey Pines was delayed because of fog. “It tightened up during the ...

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Phil Mickelson: Tiger Woods is ‘going to have the last laugh’

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Phil Mickelson doesn’t think it will take long for Tiger Woods to emerge from his short-game struggles. “I think that Tiger’s going to have the last laugh,” Mickelson said after the pro-am at Torrey Pines, via ESPN.com. “I think that his short game, historically, is one of the best of all time. I think his golf game is probably the best ...

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