Lee third as Henderson wins LPGA Hawaii

Australia's Minjee Lee has shared third place as Canada's Brooke Henderson successfully defended the LPGA Tour's Lotte Championship title, winning by four strokes. The 21-year-old Henderson shot a closing two-under 70 in windy conditions at Ko Olina Golf Club in Hawaii to triumph at 16-under 272, with South Korea's Eun-Hee Ji second after a 73. … Continue reading "Lee third as Henderson wins LPGA Hawaii"

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Lingering questions on Tiger Woods' legacy

Now that the mushroom cloud from Tiger Woods’ Masters victory has settled just a bit, now that it is possible to ponder his return to greatness without getting lost in hyperbole forest, we can get to the serious, dispassionate business of legacy. One side benefit of Woods’ win is that it allows a re-examination of … Continue reading "Lingering questions on Tiger Woods' legacy"

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Tiger Woods' 'incredible' revival down to strength of mind: surgeon

The surgeon who advised Tiger Woods to undergo his career-saving spinal surgery has revealed that he did not expect the American to get back to the level that would enable him to win another major trophy. Damian Fahy, consultant spinal surgeon at the Fortius Clinic, also said Woods was in pain almost 24 hours a … Continue reading "Tiger Woods' 'incredible' revival down to strength of mind: surgeon"

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Great Tiger of old stalks the fairways at Augusta again

For five hours, it seemed like there had been a rain delay and they were running the endlessvideo vault from the Decade of the Tiger. This was the old Tiger Woods at Augusta National:the red and black Sunday colours, the predatory stride, the scowl suggesting not the luckiestguy in the world with its best job, … Continue reading "Great Tiger of old stalks the fairways at Augusta again"

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Trump to award Woods the Medal of Freedom

US President Donald Trump says he will award Tiger Woods the Presidential Medal of Freedom after the golfer won the Masters for the fifth time. The victory on Monday (AEST) was one of the greatest comebacks in sports history, as the 43-year-old ended an 11-year major title drought having overcome personal and professional setbacks including … Continue reading "Trump to award Woods the Medal of Freedom"

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Day's best Masters since 2013 has him itching for more

Augusta: Jason Day says his best Masters result in five years has him counting down the days until next year's Augusta National major. Day's Sunday charge came too late in what was a disappointing week for the Australian contingent, given Day and Adam Scott shared the 36-hole lead. Replay Former world No.1 Day started the … Continue reading "Day's best Masters since 2013 has him itching for more"

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Great Tiger of old stalks the fairways at Augusta again

For five hours, it seemed like there had been a rain delay and they were running the endlessvideo vault from the Decade of the Tiger. This was the old Tiger Woods at Augusta National:the red and black Sunday colours, the predatory stride, the scowl suggesting not the luckiestguy in the world with its best job, … Continue reading "Great Tiger of old stalks the fairways at Augusta again"

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'A Cinderella story': The world reacts to Tiger's Masters win

Augusta: Australia's Jason Day has joined US President Donald Trump, golf great Jack Nicklaus and tennis legend Serena Williams in congratulating Tiger Woods on his fifth victory at the Masters. Woods won the Augusta National major by on shot on Sunday for his 15th major title. Replay It is his first major victory since the … Continue reading "'A Cinderella story': The world reacts to Tiger's Masters win"

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Tiger Woods gives golf another unforgettable moment and begins new chapter

Augusta, Georgia: When Tiger Woods won his first Masters more than half his life ago, he fell into the embrace of his father Earl, because he was barely a grown man himself. When he strode off the 18th green on Sunday afternoon at Augusta National Golf Club – his hair long since thinned, his life … Continue reading "Tiger Woods gives golf another unforgettable moment and begins new chapter"

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Tiger Woods likely to play at Royal Melbourne after Masters win

Tiger Woods' extraordinary comeback from personal and physical wreckage to win a fifth US Masters title was so significant that even President Donald Trump and his predecessor Barack Obama were in almost unprecedented agreement. “Love people who are great under pressure,” Mr Trump tweeted. “What a fantastic life comeback for a really great guy!” “Congratulations, … Continue reading "Tiger Woods likely to play at Royal Melbourne after Masters win"

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