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Tiger Woods withdraws from Arnold Palmer Invitational after suffering neck strain

Tiger Woods has withdrawn from this week’s Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill after suffering from a neck strain.

The American 14-time major winner, now aged 43, says his previously troublesome lower back is unaffected and he has no long-term concerns.

“I’ve been receiving treatment but it hasn’t improved enough to play,” said Woods, an eight-time Bay Hill winner………………..Read More

Dustin Johnson benefits in rules row to win World Golf Championship

Golf’s tumultuous start to the year became yet more contentious still on Sunday night when Dustin Johnson’s victory over Rory McIlroy in the World Golf Championship in Mexico City was marred by a rules controversy.

Johnson, the former world No 1, shot a 66 to finish on 21 under to beat McIlroy by five strokes, with five more back to a group in third including England’s Ian Poulter and Paul Casey. Yet the bare facts of the triumph do not begin to tell the whole story…………………Read More

An ugly win for Rickie Fowler might be just what he needed to jump-start his career

Rickie Fowler has always been a “glass full” kind of guy. It’s his personality, the one that’s won over a legion of fans of all ages. But at some point, perception becomes reality. Or in the case of one blown lead after another, reality becomes, well, more reality……………….Read More

Tiger Woods vs. Phil Mickelson is a gambling event with some golf mixed in

Golf’s loving embrace of gambling will power into a new era Thanksgiving week with “The Match.” The Tiger Woods vs. Phil Mickelson battle is a made-for-TV event and made-for-wagering game.

It’s set in Las Vegas, features two notorious gamblers with deep pockets, and will encourage the kind of in-game side-bets you hear about during practice rounds on the PGA Tour but never during actual play, at least not on TV……………………Read More