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`I'm ready to go,` says returning Tiger Woods

`I'm ready to go,` says returning Tiger Woods

London [UK], Nov. 29 : Former World No. 1 golfer Tiger Woods, who was sidelined for more than 460 days due to back-related issues, is all set to make a comeback to competitive action at the Hero World Challenge in the Bahamas on Thursday.

"I'm not dead, I'm ready to go," Woods was quoted as saying by the Guardian. He, however, admitted to an element of trepidation.

"I'm nervous for every tournament I play in whether it's after a lay-off or six in a row or a major," he said.

"I care. If I care, I'm nervous. And it's good to be that way. To have that nervous energy and channel it into aggression, into focus, concentration, that's good stuff. If I wasn't nervous, that would mean I didn't care. I don't want to be out there flat. I want to be out here so bad; and now I am," he added.

'Struggling' Woods taking indefinite leave from golf, admits needs lot of work on game

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Wellington, Feb 12 - Former world number one golfer Tiger Woods has admitted that he needs a lot of work on his game and is therefore taking an indefinite leave from the professional tour.

The 14-times major champion, who had back surgery last year, withdrew from last week's Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines, his second start of the season, after just 11 holes because of tightness in his back.

Woods would be expected to compete next at the February 26-March 1 Honda Classic at Palm Beach Gardens in Florida based on his usual tournament schedule, Stuff. co. nz reported.

Tiger Woods backs out of Farmers Open with back pain

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London, Feb 06 - Former world number one Tiger Woods has backed out of the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines due to back pain .

The 14-time major champion called it quit in the first round after he got to the green on his 12th hole of the day.

Woods said that his glutes kept shutting off and that caused him pain in his back, adding that he tried warming up his glutes, but it wasn't working for him, the BBC reported.

Woods was taking part in his second tournament of the season after returning from surgery on a pinched nerve, which led him to miss last year's Masters and US Open. (ANI)

'Disappointed' Woods withdraws from US Ryder Cup team consideration

Tiger-WoodsLondon, Aug 14 : Former world number one Tiger Woods has withdrawn himself from consideration for the US Ryder Cup team in order to fully recover from his back injury and has talked about his 'extreme disappointment' over the same.

Woods has struggled all season with back trouble, and has missed two major championships as he struggled to recover from surgery earlier this year. He missed the cut at the PGA Championship last week at Valhalla , but remained hopeful that he might be fit enough to be considered as one of US captain Tom Watson's three wild-cards to face Europe at Gleneagles in September.

Woods hits sparkling form on day one of Open with three-under 69

Woods hits sparkling form on day one of Open with three-under 69London, July 18 - American golf ace Tiger Woods, who has played only one tournament since his back surgery in March, kick started his first major of the year with a splendid three-under 69 on the first day of the Open Championship at Royal Liverpool.

The former world number one began his first major of the year in ominous fashion having played almost three months earlier as he was out recovering from his back operation.

Tiger Woods targets victory at Riverpool post recovery

Tiger-WoodsLondon, July 16 : Winning is the only goal on which Tiger Woods has set his eyes as he readies himself for this week's Open Championship.

According to the BBC, Woods who is due to play yet another injury-ridden season this week is upbeat about securing a victory in the championship. The ace golfer who has sustained four left knee operations and neck and Achilles injuries, took a break from golf in 2006 after winning three Opens at Royal Liverpool in the year.

Woods maintains dominance atop latest golf's world rankings despite 'injury' absence

Tiger WoodsJohannesburg, Apr 29 - Golf's world No. 1 Tiger Woods has maintained his dominance atop the latest world rankings despite his continued absence from competitive golf following back surgery.

The 14-time Major winning American was treated for a bulging disc in his spine in late March and subsequently pulled out of the US Masters, and he is in serious doubt for the US Open at Pinehurst in mid-June although it is speculated that he may return to action at the British Open on July 17.

Woods to miss Masters for first time in career after back surgery

Tiger WoodsJohannesburg, Apr 2 - World number one Tiger Woods has announced that he will miss the upcoming Masters golf tournament for the first time in his career after undergoing back surgery earlier this week to treat a pinched nerve that has been troubling him for several months.

It will be the first time that the 14-time Major winner has missed golf's premier tournament, which starts on Thursday for the 78th time, since he made his debut at Augusta National in Georgia as an amateur in 1995.

Woods moves within three points of lead in WGC-Cadillac Championship

Tiger WoodsLondon, Mar 9 - World number one Tiger Woods has moved within three points off the lead after the penultimate round of the WGC-Cadillac Championship on Saturday by carding eight birdies in a 66. The 14-time Major winner, seven times a winner of this event and the current defending champion, produced the best round of the week to reach one under and a share of fourth at Doral with some impressive putts, including a
35-foot effort at the 16th, and made four birdies on each nine.

Woods declared fit to defend title at WGC-Cadillac Championship

Tiger-WoodsJohannesburg, Mar 6 : World number one Tiger Woods has reportedly recovered from back spasms that forced him to withdraw from last week's Honda Classic and has been declared fit to defend his WGC-Cadillac Championship title and the No. 1 ranking.

Woods smiled and joked as he entered the Doral resort showing no sign of the discomfort that forced him to delay his pre-tournament press conference a day earlier while he received treatment on his back.

Woods announces will skip WGC Match Play Championship

Tiger WoodsJohannesburg, Feb 8 : World number one Tiger Woods has confirmed that he will skip the WGC Match Play Championship this month.

The WGC-Cadillac is March 6-9, and the Palmer Invitational is March 20-23, which will then give Woods some time off before he tackles the first major of the year, the Masters at Augusta National April 10-13.

According to Sport24, making the announcement on his official website, the 14-time Major champion said that his next tournament will be the PGA Tour's Honda Classic in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida from February 27-March 2.

Tiger Woods' girlfriend calls him `funny and dorky`

Lindsey Vonn TigerWashington, Nov 5 : Tiger Woods' girlfriend, Lindsey Vonn has revealed that her beau is funny and dorky.

The 29-year-old ski racer described Woods on Katie Couric's talk show by claiming that he is very laid-back, always makes jokes and is very competitive, just like her, Us magazine reported.

Olympic downhill champion also added that they had very similar personalities, but if there is one thing that could say about him it would be that he is "goofy, dorky goofy".

Vonn also joked that Woods is probably not going to be excited about what she just said.

Tiger Woods 'will no longer play games'

Tiger WoodsWashington, Oct 29  : World's No. 1 golfer Tiger Woods and video game publisher EA Sports are parting ways after more than a decade of partnership on the Tiger Woods PGA Tour game franchise.

According to The Huffington Post, EA Sports announced the end of the relationship in a statement on Monday while also revealing the first details of Next Gen Golf.

The company also said that they have always been big fans of Woods and wish him continued success in all his future endeavors.

The final product of the longstanding relationship between Woods and EA Sports, ' Tiger Woods 14' was released in March 2013, the report said.

Tiger Woods leads US to eighth President Cup win

Tige WoodsWellington, Oct 7  : The United States has won the Presidents Cup for the eighth time, beating the Internationals 18-1/2 to 15-1/2 at Muirfield Village Golf Club after South African Richard Sterne was beaten by Tiger Woods.

According to Stuff. co. nz, with the Americans needing a total of 18 points to retain the trophy, Woods secured the decisive point by safely parring the final hole of his singles match.

‘Snow in desert’ halts star-studded golf championship in US!

‘Snow in desert’ halts star-studded golf championship in US! London, Feb 21 : A snowstorm had led to play being suspended on the opening day of a golf championship in the desert state of Arizona, leaving the participating golf stars shocked.

Golfing champions Rory McIlroy, Tiger Woods and Luke Donald had not even teed off when the claxon sounded signaling the suspension of the opening match of the Accenture Match Play Championship, as a blizzard turned the putting greens into white before their amazed eyes, the Mirror reports.

Tiger Woods’ `skiing ace girlfriend` injured during world championships

Lindsey-VonnNew York, Feb 6 : Lindsey Vonn, who is rumoured to be dating legendary golfer Tiger Woods, wrecked her knee in a gruesome crash while racing in world championships in Austria on Tuesday.

According to US Ski Team medical director Kyle Wilkens, the 28-year-old sportsperson tore both the ACL and MCL in her right knee and suffered a fracture of the lateral tibial plateau, the New York Daily News reported.

Her ski team has said that Vonn will be out for the remainder of this season but is expected to return to racing for the 2013-14 Audi FIS World Cup season and the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi.

Woods eager to battle McIlroy for top honours

tiger-woods4Sydney, Jan 15 : Ace golfer Tiger Woods is looking forward to take on world number one player Rory McIlroy in the new season after their rivalry dominated the most of last year.

The new golf season gets into full swing in Abu Dhabi this week and all eyes are on top players McIlroy and Woods, News. com. au reports.

It is the second straight year that the Northern Irishman and the American have opted to get things going in the Gulf emirate, but the situation has evolved distinctly since 12 months ago.

Qatar golf event head says not worth paying Woods $3m appearance fee

tiger-woods4Washington, Jan 11 : Qatar Golf Association president Hassan al Nuaimi has claimed Tiger Woods is not worth his three million dollar appearance fee on the same day the ace golfer announced he will make his U. S. PGA Tour debut in two weeks at California's Torrey Pines golf course Al Nuaimi said it didn't make sense considering the prize money for his event, the Qatar Masters, is less than Woods' asking price, the Nypost. com reports.

Tiger Woods ‘meets divorce lawyer’

tiger woodsLondon, May 3 : Tiger Woods seems to have finally realized his marriage is over.

The scandal-ridden golfer - who cheated on wife Elin Nordegren with dozens of different women - recently met with divorce lawyer Jeff Fisher.

Fisher is the same attorney who represented golf god Greg Norman in his split from his first wife Laura.

According to sources, Tiger and Elin - who is currently in her native, Sweden, with the couple's two young children - are set to came face to face later this month for a divorce showdown.

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