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Tiger Woods Roasts Player Who Suggests He Retire

'Well, as a past champion, I'm exempt until I'm 60. Colin's not'

(Newser) - If comebacks were scored like golf, it would be a hole-in-one. At a press conference ahead of this week's British Open, Tiger Woods was asked about comments made by British golfer Colin Montgomerie that it was time for the 48-year-old Woods to retire. His response:
  • "Well, as a

PGA Creates a Tiger Woods Loophole
PGA Creates
a Tiger Woods Loophole

PGA Creates a Tiger Woods Loophole

Grants him a lifetime exemption to play 'signature' events based on his 80-plus career wins

(Newser) - The PGA tweaked its rules Tuesday to allow players with 80 or more PGA Tour victories to play in its "signature" events. Only two players in history have hit that milestone: Tiger Woods and the late Sam Snead, who both have 82. Meaning, the PGA created this exemption solely...

Pecker Airs 'Catch and Kill' Stories About Other Celebrities

Meanwhile, prosecutors accuse Trump of more violations of gag order

(Newser) - A lot of celebrity dirt was aired during day seven of Donald Trump's hush-money trial, only some of that being Trump's own. Former National Enquirer publisher David Pecker testified Thursday that Trump was nervous about the publication holding boxes of materials related to "catch and kill" stories...

He Is Simply the Best Golfer in the World

Scottie Scheffler wins 2nd Masters in 3 years, while Tiger posts his worst score ever

(Newser) - Scottie Scheffler had no doubts about this Masters, and neither did anyone watching. He pulled ahead with magnificent shots Sunday around the turn and poured it on along the back nine at Augusta National for a 4-under 68 to claim his second green jacket in three years. Scheffler is simply...

One of Sports' Biggest Endorsement Deals Is Over
One of Sports' Biggest
Endorsement Deals Is Over
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One of Sports' Biggest Endorsement Deals Is Over

Tiger Woods and Nike end partnership after 27 years

(Newser) - Tiger Woods is done wearing the swoosh. The golf giant said Monday that he and Nike have ended their partnership of 27 years, a development that brings to a close what the Wall Street Journal describes as "one of the most prominent endorsement deals in sports." The break...

Filing: Lawyer Told Woods' Girlfriend It Was Over
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Tiger Woods' Ex-Girlfriend Abandons Lawsuits

Erica Herman's filing says she never accused golf star of abuse

(Newser) - Erica Herman has dropped her lawsuits against Tiger Woods, one of which had sought $30 million. Her lawyer filed a brief notice in a Florida court last week saying Herman is voluntarily dismissing the suit against the trust that owns Woods' mansion "with prejudice," which prevents the case...

With Dad as Caddy, Charlie Woods Scores Big Win

Tiger Woods' 14-year-old son won age group at Florida tournament

(Newser) - The best American golfer of his generation caddied for a member of a new generation at a junior golf tournament Sunday. Charlie Woods, the 14-year-old son of Tiger Woods, won his age group's regional qualifier with a career-best final round of 66 at the Notah Begay III Junior Golf...

A Hobbled Tiger Woods Has to Leave the Masters

Five-time champion bows out before the resumption of round 3

(Newser) - Tiger Woods withdrew from the Masters before the resumption of the third round because of an injury Sunday, ending his streak of completing all 72 holes of every tournament he has played at Augusta National as a professional. The tournament announced about 90 minutes before play began that Woods, who...

Tiger Woods' Ex Is Making Big Allegations

One of her 2 lawsuits claims golfer committed sexual abuse

(Newser) - Tiger Woods not only tricked his ex into leaving the couple's shared home but also allegedly committed sexual abuse, according to court documents. Erica Herman, who dated Woods from 2017 to October 2022, first alleged Woods' homestead trust broke an oral tenancy agreement that allowed her to stay at...

Tiger Woods' Ex Signed an NDA. She Wants It Nullified

Erica Herman reportedly filed lawsuit in October

(Newser) - Tiger Woods' girlfriend is now apparently his ex-girlfriend—and she wants to nullify a nondisclosure agreement following a six-year relationship with the professional golfer. Attorneys for Erica Herman filed a complaint seeking declaratory judgment on Monday in circuit court in Martin County, Florida, according to online court records. Woods and...

Tiger Woods' Prank Doesn't Land With Everyone

He outdrove Justin Thomas, then handed him a tampon

(Newser) - Tiger Woods was back to form Thursday at the Genesis Invitational at Los Angeles' Riviera Country Club—his first golf tournament since missing the cut at the Open Championship last July—and back to his trash-talking ways. After Woods outdrove his playing partner Justin Thomas on the ninth hole, cameras...

Tiger Woods Cheers as Serena Williams Wins Again

The golf great encouraged her comeback, she says

(Newser) - Serena Williams turned to Tiger Woods for his input before she made her recent comeback from a year-long injury absence, the AP reports. On Wednesday night, Woods sat courtside at the US Open, throwing uppercuts in the stands to cheer Williams on to victory. “He’s one of the...

Top 10 Baby Names Inspired by Sports Stars

Kobe tops the most recent list

(Newser) - Teachers will be calling on a lot more Kobes in about five years. As KTLA reports, the name "Kobe" tops the list of baby names presumably inspired by sports stars between 2000 and 2021. The list, compiled by Betsperts , found that more than 17,000 infants born in the...

Here's How Much LIV Golf Offered Tiger Woods

Between $700M and $800M, CEO Greg Norman confirms

(Newser) - The new Saudi-funded golf league really wants Tiger Woods. So badly, in fact, that it offered around $800 million to the most famous name in golf. Fox News host Tucker Carlson asked LIV Golf series CEO Greg Norman to confirm the reported $700 million to $800 million figure offered to...

For Tiger Woods, a First He Didn't Want to Achieve

Hurting golf legend pulls out of a Major for the first time ever

(Newser) - Tiger Woods produced a couple of firsts Saturday, neither cause for a fist pump. He posted his highest score ever in the PGA Championship, and later withdrew from a major for the first time in his pro career. Hours after Woods limped his way to a 9-over 79 in the...

Woods Has Worst Day at PGA Championship

After a 79, golfer doesn't say whether he'll play the final round

(Newser) - After playing terrifically Friday to make the cut, Tiger Woods didn't have anything left for the third round of the PGA Championship on Saturday. The result was the worst score, by two shots, that he's ever put up at the tournament, Yahoo Sport reports. The struggle and the...

Woods Completes His Masters Test With Brutal Score

Golfing great posts his personal worst at Augusta, but manages to play all 72 holes

(Newser) - After playing well enough in the first couple of rounds to make the cut, Tiger Woods wrapped up his Masters on Sunday with his worst score at Augusta ever. Woods' 6-over 78 dropped him well out of contention, CBS Sports reports, and was only one stroke better than his worst...

Woods Says He 'Felt Good' in First Round
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Woods Plays Again at Augusta

Star posts 71 in return to Masters

(Newser) - Tiger Woods had some good moments, some unlucky outcomes and a couple of blunders Thursday in his opening round of the Masters. Given what he's gone through over the last past year or so, he surely wasn’t going to complain. His day at Georgia's Augusta National was...

Tiger Woods Heads Back to Augusta
Tiger Woods: 'I Feel
Like I'm Going to Play'

Tiger Woods: 'I Feel Like I'm Going to Play'

Golf legend is at Augusta, plans to compete in the Masters this week

(Newser) - Update: Tiger Woods says he plans to play in this week's Masters. If he does, it would be his first competitive tournament since he was seriously injured in a car accident last year, notes the Washington Post . “As of right now, I feel like I am going to...

After Barely Playing, Tiger Woods Wins $8M Golf Prize

He's the first winner of the Player Impact Program

(Newser) - Last year wasn't exactly a banner year for Tiger Woods' golfing career—he spent much of 2021 learning to walk again after a February rollover crash mangled his right leg so badly that doctors considered amputation. His only tournament of the year was the PNC Championship exhibition father/son challenge...

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