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  • Players Championship changes to 3-hole playoff

    The Players Championship is changing this year to a three-hole aggregate playoff involving the closing stretch at the TPC Sawgrass.


  • Tiger Woods' injuries over the years

    A look at the injuries for Tiger Woods, who announced Tuesday he is missing the Masters for the first time in his career:


  • Tiger Woods tees off the fourth hole during the final round of play in the Tour Championship golf tournament at East Lake Golf Club, in Atlanta, Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

    Tiger Woods is PGA Tour player of the year for 11th time

    Woods was on the Jack Nicklaus Award ballot with British Open champion Phil Mickelson, Masters champion Adam Scott, FedEx Cup champion Henrik Stenson and Matt Kuchar.


  • British Open player capsules

    A capsule look at 20 contenders for the British Open golf championship, to be played July 18-21 at Muirfield (listed in predicted order of finish):


  • Tiger Woods reacts at a press conference at the AT&T National Golf tournament, Wednesday, July 26, 2013, in Bethesda, Md. Woods will not play in the tournament because of a left elbow strain. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

    Tiger Woods: Elbow will be 'good enough' for British Open

    Woods spoke Wednesday at the AT&T National, where he had to withdraw as the defending champion because of a left elbow strain. Doctors have recommended that he not play at Congressional or next week at The Greenbrier Classic.


  • Timeline of Garcia and Woods quotes

    A timeline of quotes in the verbal sparring between Sergio Garcia and Tiger Woods. It dates to May 11 at The Players Championship, when Garcia was preparing to hit his second shot on the par-5 second hole and was disrupted by cheers from the gallery surrounding Woods in the trees because he took 5-wood from the bag:


  • Hall of Fame election, induction to get a review

    On a night of celebration, one of the embarrassing moments at the World Golf Hall of Fame induction ceremony was early in the program, when Hall of Fame members in attendance were recognized. The introductions didn't take very long.


  • Tiger wins Players by not throwing it away

    Tiger Woods and Jack Nicklaus have never had a conversation longer than a couple of minutes, and rarely about golf. Maybe it's because they already think along the same lines when it comes to winning tournaments.


  • Tiger Woods pauses on the 18th green after winning The Players championship golf tournament at TPC Sawgrass, Sunday, May 12, 2013 in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

    Tiger Woods trumps Sergio Garcia, wins Players Championship

    Woods ended a weekend of verbal sparring with Garcia by doing what he does best — closing out tournaments, even if he let this one turn into a tense duel over the final hour at the TPC Sawgrass. Tied with Garcia with two holes to play, Woods won by finding land on the last two holes for par to close with a 2-under 70. If only it were that simple for the Spaniard.


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