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Dec 02

Tiger Woods overcomes slow start and battles back to four-under in Bahamas

• Former world No1 signs for three-over 75 after disastrous start to third round • Charley Hoffman leads field at Hero World Challenge following Saturday 70It was the 10-hole setback lurking in the dark recesses of Tiger Woods’s mind. It was an interve…

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Dec 02

Woods 10 shots off Hoffman’s lead after third-round 75

Tiger Woods fades from contention in his comeback at the Hero World Challenge with a three-over 75 in round three.

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Dec 02

Tiger Woods: Fourteen-time major winner five shots off lead on injury return

Fourteen-time major winner Tiger Woods continues his impressive return from injury with a four-under-par 68 in round two of the Hero World Challenge.

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Dec 01

Tiger Woods pulls one out of the hat after finding old magic in Bahamas

• Woods shoots 68 to lie five behind halfway leader Charlie Hoffman• Winner of 14 majors has no issues with his back at Hero ChallengeFor a Friday afternoon spell, the only danger attached to this Tiger Woods comeback was attached to fevered expectatio…

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Dec 01

Scottish Golf chair Cannon says game faces ‘incredibly important moment’

Scottish Golf chair Eleanor Cannon says the organisation must make changes to “attract non-golfers”.

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Nov 30

Woods shoots three-under-par 69 after nine months out

Fourteen-time major winner Tiger Woods shoots a three-under-par 69 as he returns to golf following nine months out injured.

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Nov 30

Tiger Woods ‘very thankful’ after successful comeback from back surgery

• Woods shoots 69 in first round of Hero World Challenge• ‘It was nice to feel the adrenaline,’ says 14-times major winnerMore telling than a score of three under par in stiff crosswinds, 27 putts, one f-word, a club smashed into a tee in anger and his…

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Nov 29

Tiger Woods ready for soft relaunch at the Hero World Challenge

• Former world No1 shows glimpses of old self on eve of comeback• Justin Thomas will partner the 14-times major winner on ThursdayThere were only a handful of people there to watch. Given the remoteness – and exclusivity – of this location, there may o…

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Nov 28

Just give me time to see what this body can and can’t do, says Tiger Woods

• Former world No1 returns in Hero World Challenge after spinal-fusion surgery• ‘Every time I bent over I had pain down my leg and my foot didn’t work”As Tiger Woods prepares for a competitive comeback that will be the most eagerly anticipated round of…

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Nov 28

Woods ‘feeling fantastic’ as he returns to action

Tiger Woods says he has “some apprehension” but is “so thankful” to be competing in the Hero World Challenge in the Bahamas.

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Nov 26

Ormsby claims first European Tour title at 264th attempt

Wade Ormsby wins the Hong Kong Open to claim his first European Tour title at the 264th attempt, as Tommy Fleetwood finishes two shots behind.

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Nov 26

Cameron Davis closes with seven-under-par to stun Australian Open field

Davis – ranked No1494 in the world – was a shock Stonehaven Cup winnerFormer No1 Day finishes 2017 winless after fading to fifthA “blown away” Cameron Davis had no idea he was about to win the Australian Open until he finally glanced at the leaderboard…

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Nov 26

Jason Day relinquishes Australian Open lead to Lucas Herbert

Herbert holds a one-stroke lead over fast-finishing Davis and SmithFormer world No1 Day shot a double-bogey six on the par-four ninthThe Australian Open golf championship is headed for a thrilling climax as young guns Lucas Herbert, Cameron Davis and C…

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Nov 25

Fleetwood two shots off the lead in Hong Kong

England’s Tommy Fleetwood sits two shots off the lead at the Hong Kong Open after Saturday’s third round.

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Nov 24

Hong Kong Open: England’s Matthew Fitzpatrick falls down leaderboard

England’s Matthew Fitzpatrick falls down the Hong Kong Open leaderboard as India’s SSP Chawrasia increases his advantage.

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Nov 23

Hong Kong Open: Matthew Fitzpatrick one shot off lead in European Tour 2017-18 opener

England’s Matthew Fitzpatrick is one shot off the lead in the Hong Kong Open – the first European Tour event of the 2017-18 season.

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