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Tiger Woods undergoes fourth back surgery, likely to be sidelined for six months

Superstar golfer Tiger Woods announced on his website Thursday that he has undergone a fourth back surgery to alleviate pain, one that likely sidelines him until October.

Apr 21, 2017, 10:11 AM IST

I`ll never `feel great` again: Tiger Woods

Former world number one said he hoped to be able to compete for titles and majors in the future, in an interview for Dubai magazine Vision.

Feb 09, 2017, 11:03 AM IST

Desert Classic: Tiger Woods struggle continues at Dubai, shoots 77 in 1st round

The 14-time Major winner finished the first round at 5-over-par 77, failing to record even one birdie at Emirates Golf Club.

Feb 03, 2017, 13:43 PM IST

Farmers Insurance Open: Tiger Woods knocked out on PGA tour comeback

Woods again struggled to generate any momentum, carding a level-par 72 which left him four-over after 36 holes.

Jan 28, 2017, 09:51 AM IST

Rory McIlroy withdraws from Dubai Desert Classic due to rib injury

The event, which begins on Feb. 2, will feature Tiger Woods as the American continues his comeback from injury.

Jan 24, 2017, 09:08 AM IST

Busy Rory McIlroy returns to scene of first US win

Rory McIlroy does not usually play five successive weeks of tournament golf, but he could not resist returning to the site of his first PGA Tour victory for this week`s Wells Fargo Championship.

May 14, 2015, 09:46 AM IST

Rory McIlroy struggles in wind, unheralded Jim Herman leads

World number one Rory McIlroy battled to a three-over-par 73 at a windswept Honda Classic on Thursday in his first US PGA Tour start of 2015.

Feb 27, 2015, 10:36 AM IST

Rory McIlroy wins Dubai Desert Classic comfortably

World No 1 Rory McIlroy continued his amazing run as he won his fourth title in last seven starts by finishing his front-running effort with a two-under 70 to win the Omega Dubai Desert Classic.

Feb 01, 2015, 20:39 PM IST

Rory McIlroy in a class of his own in the desert

 Rory McIlroy was in a class of his own on Saturday, seizing a four-shot lead with a six-under-par 66 after the third round of the Dubai Desert Classic.

Jan 31, 2015, 22:43 PM IST

Major venues will bring back fond memories for Darren Clarke

 Darren Clarke is really looking forward to competing in the British Open and U.S. PGA Championship this year because both venues have a special place in his heart.

Jan 31, 2015, 19:28 PM IST

Rory McIlroy surges ahead in Dubai with flawless 64

World number one Rory McIlroy stormed into a one-shot lead in the Dubai Desert Classic with a sparkling second-round 64 on Friday.

Jan 30, 2015, 23:43 PM IST

Rory McIlroy shoots 66 despite Dubai driving radar being off

Rory McIlroy`s driving radar malfunctioned early in his opening round at the Dubai Desert Classic on Thursday but he showed why he is the world`s number one golfer by recovering to shoot a 66.

Jan 29, 2015, 20:23 PM IST

Rory McIlroy seeks Dubai win as Dublin court date looms

Rory McIlroy will appear in a Dublin court next week to resolve a multi-million dollar legal battle with his former agents, yet the world number one insists he is focused on golf as he returns to competitive action at the Dubai Desert Classic on Thursday.

Jan 28, 2015, 22:34 PM IST

Darren Clarke vying with Miguel Jimenez for captain's role, say top duo

 The captain of the European side that will defend the Ryder Cup against the United States in Minnesota in 2016 will be Darren Clarke or Miguel Angel Jimenez, two stalwarts of the team said on Tuesday.

Jan 27, 2015, 18:55 PM IST

Woods should find swing himself, says Baker-Finch

Tiger Woods should play golf alone every day for a month to find his swing, says former British Open champion Ian Baker-Finch.

Feb 13, 2014, 17:45 PM IST

Delhi Golf Club gears up to welcome Tiger Woods amid a veil of secrecy

A veil of secrecy surrounds the first visit of Tiger Woods in India even as the prestigious Delhi Golf Club today geared up to host the world number one golfer who is set to play a lucrative exhibition round, here tomorrow.

Feb 04, 2014, 09:52 AM IST

Woods vows to work on putter after muted Dubai showing

Tiger Woods vowed to improve his putting after another lacklustre showing at the Dubai Desert Classic on Sunday extended the world number one`s troubled start to 2014.

Feb 02, 2014, 20:59 PM IST

Gutsy Gallacher grabs Dubai double

Stephen Gallacher birdied two of the last three holes on Sunday to become the first player to successfully defend the Dubai Desert Classic.

Feb 02, 2014, 20:22 PM IST

Shiv finishes 48th, looks forward to playing with Tiger

India`s Shiv Kapur had mixed feeling after playing a modest one-under 71 in the final round to finish tied 48th at the Omega Dubai Desert Classic on Sunday, even as Stephen Gallacher became the first in 25 years history of the tournament to retain the title.

Feb 02, 2014, 20:13 PM IST

Good finish, pity about the rest from Woods

Tiger Woods finished with a flourish at the Dubai Desert Classic on Sunday but it was a case of too little, too late from the world number one.

Feb 02, 2014, 18:39 PM IST