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Tiger Woods wipes his face as he prepares to putt on the 10th hole during the first round at the Hero World Challenge golf tournament, Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016, in Nassau, Bahamas. Woods is one-over-par for the round. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

Tiger Woods returns with mixed bag and a 73

- Associated Press

Tiger Woods ruined an otherwise impressive return to golf Thursday with two double bogeys over the final three holes for a 1-over 73 at the Hero World Challenge.

All eyes will be on Tiger Woods in Nassau, Bahamas this week as the golfer takes part in the Hero World Challenge. Several golfers are excited to see Woods after an absence that dates to Aug. 23, 2015 and are curious to see how a guy who won 79 times on the PGA Tour stacks up against a generation that grew up in awe of how Woods played golf. (Associated Press)

Tiger Woods gets back to golf with questions about head, not body

- Associated Press

The Hero World Challenge is a holiday tournament with an 18-man field and no cut. Even so, it commands as much attention as any tournament this year. Woods has been a star attraction his entire career, and the appetite is even stronger after an absence that dates to Aug. 23, 2015.

Country artist Vince Gill performs during a memorial service for golfer Arnold Palmer in the Basilica at St. Vincent's College in Latrobe, Pa., Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2016. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Jack Nicklaus, other players say farewell to Arnold Palmer

- Associated Press

A farewell to the King turned somber when Jack Nicklaus, his voice cracking as a large tear formed in his left eye, urged the elite and the everyman to remember how Arnold Palmer touched their lives and “please don’t forget why.”

Americans win Ryder Cup for first time since 2008

- Associated Press

Ryan Moore finished eagle-birdie-par for a 1-up victory over Lee Westwood, and the celebration was on. The United States beat Europe for the first time since 2008, and only the third time over the last two decades.

U.S. needs to have a short memory at Ryder Cup

- Associated Press

The Americans have accrued little more than scar tissue against Europe. That’s why U.S. captain Davis Love III has preached all week at Hazeltine that this team, which only has two rookies, has never played together. That it’s time for a new start.

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FILE - In this June 26, 2016, file photo, Tiger Woods stands on the 18th green during the trophy ceremony for Quicken Loans National PGA golf tournament winner Billy Hurley III in Bethesda, Md. Tiger Woods returns to competition, and Ernie Els is more curious about his head than any of his back surgeries that kept him out 15 months. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

Tiger and Jeter play golf, and only 1 of them is retired

- Associated Press

They were voted rookie of the year 20 years ago in their respective sports and quickly piled up championships. Tiger Woods and Derek Jeter finally had a chance to play golf together Monday.

FILE - In this June 26, 2016, file photo, Tiger Woods stands on the 18th green during the trophy ceremony for Quicken Loans National PGA golf tournament winner Billy Hurley III in Bethesda, Md. Tiger Woods returns to competition, and Ernie Els is more curious about his head than any of his back surgeries that kept him out 15 months. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

Tiger gets back to golf with questions about head, not body

- Associated Press

Tiger Woods has gone through two back surgeries since he last played a golf tournament 15 months ago. He had another back surgery that knocked him out of the Masters for the first time in 2014. He had four knee surgeries before that.

Spain's Rafa Cabrera Bello, right, is congratulated by his partner Jon Rahm after sinking a birdie putt on the 18th green during his match at the World Cup of Golf at Kingston Heath in Melbourne, Australia, Thursday, Nov. 24, 2016. (AP Photo/Andrew Brownbill)

Danes dominate to take 2nd round lead at World Cup

- Associated Press

Denmark's Soren Kjeldsen and Thorbjorn Olesen launched an astonishing sub-par blitz on Friday to power into the lead after the second round of the World Cup of Golf.

Peggy Kirk Bell dies at 95

Associated Press

Peggy Kirk Bell, a leading golf instructor who owned Pine Needles Resort and spent a lifetime as the premier advocate for women's golf, has died at her home in Pine Needles. She was 95.

Spain's Rafa Cabrera Bello, right, is congratulated by his partner Jon Rahm after sinking a birdie putt on the 18th green during his match at the World Cup of Golf at Kingston Heath in Melbourne, Australia, Thursday, Nov. 24, 2016. (AP Photo/Andrew Brownbill)

Spain leads after windy 1st round of World Cup

- Associated Press

Spain's Rafa Cabrera-Bello was the only player to give thanks to the stiff south-westerly wind that buffeted the field in the World Cup's opening round on Thursday.

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Scott McCarron wins Pebble Beach Invitational

Associated Press

Scott McCarron won the Pebble Beach Invitational on Sunday, birdieing the par-5 18th for a 4-under 68 and a one-stroke victory over fellow PGA Tour Champions player Kevin Sutherland.

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- Associated Press

The largest PGA Tour playoff of the year at the RSM Classic didn't finish before darkness Sunday, and it won't include Billy Horschel when it resumes.

Lee Westwood of England tees off on the 14th hole during the 1st round of the DP World Tour Championship golf tournament at the Jumeirah Golf Estates in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Thursday, Nov. 17, 2016. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)

Henrik Stenson wins his 2nd Race to Dubai title

Associated Press

Henrik Stenson won the Race to Dubai title for the second time in four years on Sunday, and Matthew Fitzpatrick claimed the biggest victory of his short career at the World Tour Championship.