Tiger Woods http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/24961/all en Golf-Woods to open season in Abu Dhabi http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/golf-woods-open-season-abu-dhabi <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 9 (Reuters) - Tiger Woods will begin his season next week at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship, the 14-times major winner said on Wednesday, the second consecutive year he will start his campaign in the United Arab Emirates.</p> <p>Woods finished tied third in the European Tour event last year, two shots behind winner Robert Rock of England who he shared the lead with after 54 holes of play.</p> <p>World number one Rory McIlroy has also signed up to play in the $2.7 million event at the Abu Dhabi Golf Club which starts on Jan. 17.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/golf-woods-open-season-abu-dhabi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Golf Professional golf tours Technology Tiger Woods Thomson Reuters Thu, 10 Jan 2013 05:45:19 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5732491 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf-Woods plays down rivalry with good friend McIlroy http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130115/golf-woods-plays-down-rivalry-good-friend-mcilroy <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Tony Jimenez</p> <p>ABU DHABI, Jan 15 (Reuters) - This week's Abu Dhabi Championship is billed as a desert duel between Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods but the American says theirs is a new rivalry and cannot yet compare to past on-course battles he has had.</p> <p>Fourteen-times major winner Woods believes it will take time to develop the same sort of rivalry with world number one McIlroy that he has experienced with the likes of Phil Mickelson, Vijay Singh and Ernie Els.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130115/golf-woods-plays-down-rivalry-good-friend-mcilroy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Golf Rory McIlroy Rory McIlroy Tiger Woods Thomson Reuters Tue, 15 Jan 2013 09:45:41 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5734599 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf-Woods cannot wait for his season to start in Abu Dhabi http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130115/golf-woods-cannot-wait-his-season-start-abu-dhabi <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Tony Jimenez</p> <p>ABU DHABI, Jan 15 (Reuters) - A refreshed and rejuvenated Tiger Woods cannot wait to launch his season at this week's $2.7-million Abu Dhabi Championship, the former world number one said on Tuesday.</p> <p>The 37-year-old American did not touch his clubs for a few weeks after the end of his 2012 campaign and, having gone through a series of injury-interrupted years in recent times, he is relishing the start of the new season.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130115/golf-woods-cannot-wait-his-season-start-abu-dhabi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Golf Human Interest Martin Kaymer Tiger Woods Thomson Reuters Tue, 15 Jan 2013 13:30:43 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5734705 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Golf-Kaymer eclipses McIlroy and Woods in marquee match http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/update-1-golf-kaymer-eclipses-mcilroy-and-woods-marquee-match <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* McIlroy toils to 75, Woods cards 72</p> <p>* Kaymer opens up with one-under-par 71 (Adds quotes)</p> <p>By Tony Jimenez</p> <p>ABU DHABI, Jan 17 (Reuters) - Triple former winner Martin Kaymer eclipsed playing partners Rory McIlroy and former world number one Tiger Woods in their marquee three-ball in the first round of the $2.7 million Abu Dhabi Championship on Thursday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/update-1-golf-kaymer-eclipses-mcilroy-and-woods-marquee-match" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Entertainment Golf Professional golf tours Rory McIlroy Tiger Woods Thomson Reuters Thu, 17 Jan 2013 11:45:19 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5735529 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf-Rose and Donaldson sparkle as McIlroy and Woods struggle http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/golf-rose-and-donaldson-sparkle-mcilroy-and-woods-struggle <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Tony Jimenez</p> <p>ABU DHABI, Jan 17 (Reuters) - Rory McIlroy was reduced to a bit-part role and Tiger Woods struck one of the worst shots of the day as Britons Justin Rose and Jamie Donaldson stole the show in the Abu Dhabi Championship first round on Thursday.</p> <p>Rose and Donaldson led the way with five-under 67s as winds gusting up to 30 kph (20 mph) made scoring difficult in the opening event of the European Tour's three-week desert swing that also includes the Qatar Masters and Dubai Classic.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/golf-rose-and-donaldson-sparkle-mcilroy-and-woods-struggle" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Golf Professional golf tours Rory McIlroy Tiger Woods Thomson Reuters Thu, 17 Jan 2013 15:00:36 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5735633 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Golf-Rose and Donaldson lead as McIlroy and Woods toil http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/update-1-golf-rose-and-donaldson-lead-mcilroy-and-woods-toil <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Opening 67s for Rose and Donaldson</p> <p>* McIlroy struggles to a 75 in Abu Dhabi</p> <p>* Woods duffs drive on way to level-par 72 (Adds Rose quotes, detail)</p> <p>By Tony Jimenez</p> <p>ABU DHABI, Jan 17 (Reuters) - Rory McIlroy was reduced to a bit-part role and Tiger Woods struck one of the worst shots of the day as Britons Justin Rose and Jamie Donaldson stole the show in the Abu Dhabi Championship first round on Thursday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/update-1-golf-rose-and-donaldson-lead-mcilroy-and-woods-toil" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Golf Professional golf tours Tiger Woods Thomson Reuters Thu, 17 Jan 2013 15:45:39 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5735657 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 2-Golf-McIlroy misses Abu Dhabi cut, Woods faces wait http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/update-1-golf-mcilroy-misses-abu-dhabi-cut-woods-faces-wait <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Adds Kaymer quotes)</p> <p>By Tony Jimenez</p> <p>ABU DHABI, Jan 18 (Reuters) - World number one Rory McIlroy missed the cut at the Abu Dhabi Championship on Friday and second-ranked Tiger Woods looks almost certain to suffer the same fate after a bizarre rules infringement.</p> <p>McIlroy carded a 75 for a six-over total of 150 while playing partner Woods was given a belated two-shot penalty for an incident at the fifth hole and seems sure to miss out as well after having to sign for a 75, rather than a 73, for a tally of 147.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/update-1-golf-mcilroy-misses-abu-dhabi-cut-woods-faces-wait" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Golf Martin Kaymer Professional golf tours Tiger Woods Tiger Woods Thomson Reuters Fri, 18 Jan 2013 14:00:04 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5736130 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf-Woods misses cut in Abu Dhabi http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/golf-woods-misses-cut-abu-dhabi <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>ABU DHABI, Jan 18 (Reuters) - Former world number one Tiger Woods missed the cut after the second round of the European Tour's Abu Dhabi Championship on Friday.</p> <p>The 37-year-old American carded a three-over 75 for a three-over tally of 147, missing the cut by one stroke. (Reporting by Tony Jimenez)</p> Abu Dhabi Golf Tiger Woods Thomson Reuters Fri, 18 Jan 2013 14:30:27 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5736144 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf-Woods misses cut in bizarre fashion after two-shot penalty http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/golf-woods-misses-cut-bizarre-fashion-after-two-shot-penalty <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Tony Jimenez</p> <p>ABU DHABI, Jan 18 (Reuters) - A belated two-shot penalty imposed on Tiger Woods for a rules infringement earlier in the second round meant the world number two missed the cut in bizarre circumstances at the Abu Dhabi Championship on Friday.</p> <p>The 14-times major winner had made a dreadful start, dropping strokes at three of the first four holes before making another bogey at the fifth.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/golf-woods-misses-cut-bizarre-fashion-after-two-shot-penalty" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Andy McFee Golf Professional golf tours Tiger Woods Thomson Reuters Fri, 18 Jan 2013 15:30:03 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5736177 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf-Rose in soft-shoe shuffle to the top in Abu Dhabi http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/golf-rose-soft-shoe-shuffle-the-top-abu-dhabi <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Tony Jimenez</p> <p>ABU DHABI, Jan 18 (Reuters) - Britain's Justin Rose produced a soft-shoe shuffle to the top of the second-round leaderboard at the Abu Dhabi Championship on Friday while world number one Rory McIlroy and second-ranked Tiger Woods missed the cut.</p> <p>McIlroy went out after slumping to a second successive three-over 75 on his debut with his new Nike clubs and Woods suffered the same fate after being handed a belated two-shot penalty for a bizarre rules infringement at the fifth hole.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/golf-rose-soft-shoe-shuffle-the-top-abu-dhabi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Golf Professional golf tours Tiger Woods Thomson Reuters Fri, 18 Jan 2013 16:45:53 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5736230 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters Sports News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/reuters-sports-news-summary-1 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Following is a summary of current sports news briefs.</p> <p>Armstrong admits doping in "toxic" tale</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/reuters-sports-news-summary-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Entertainment Rory McIlroy Tennis Tiger Woods Thomson Reuters Fri, 18 Jan 2013 19:15:24 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5736324 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf-Tiger returns to stomping ground at Torrey Pines http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130122/golf-tiger-returns-stomping-ground-at-torrey-pines <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 22 (Reuters) - Tiger Woods could not wish for a better place to launch his 2013 PGA Tour campaign than at the Torrey Pines Golf Club for this week's Farmers Insurance Open, where he will be bidding for a record seventh victory.</p> <p>The picturesque venue which hugs the bluffs above the Pacific Ocean is one of his favourite hunting grounds and was the scene of his remarkable playoff win at the 2008 U.S. Open.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130122/golf-tiger-returns-stomping-ground-at-torrey-pines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Golf Professional golf tours Tiger Woods Thomson Reuters Tue, 22 Jan 2013 21:15:35 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5738005 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf-Olesen has everything it takes, says fellow Dane Bjorn http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/golf-olesen-has-everything-it-takes-says-fellow-dane-bjorn <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>DOHA, Jan 23 (Reuters) - Thomas Bjorn believes compatriot Thorbjorn Olesen can become one of the best players in the world after watching the youngster card a four-under-par 68 in the Qatar Masters first round on Wednesday.</p> <p>"Thorbjorn has everything it takes to become one of the best golfers in the world," Bjorn, the world number 47, told Reuters after posting a 72 alongside the 23-year-old Olesen, whose score put him three behind early leader Ricardo Santos.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/golf-olesen-has-everything-it-takes-says-fellow-dane-bjorn" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Golf Politics Thorbjorn Olesen Thorbjørn Olesen Tiger Woods Thomson Reuters Wed, 23 Jan 2013 13:30:11 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5738278 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf-Rose rues one-shot penalty as Santos leads at Qatar Masters http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/golf-rose-rues-one-shot-penalty-santos-leads-at-qatar-masters <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>DOHA, Jan 23 (Reuters) - World number four Justin Rose was left bemoaning a penalty on the 17th green as Portugal's Ricardo Santos set the pace with a seven-under-par 65 in the Qatar Masters first round on Wednesday.</p> <p>Englishman Rose, the highest-ranked player in the field, incurred a one-shot penalty when his ball moved as he prepared to tap in for par from 18 inches though he made up for that with a birdie at the par-five 18th for a 68.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/golf-rose-rues-one-shot-penalty-santos-leads-at-qatar-masters" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Golf Professional golf tours Tiger Woods Thomson Reuters Wed, 23 Jan 2013 16:30:40 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5738373 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf-Mickelson finds opening round taxing at Torrey Pines http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130124/golf-mickelson-finds-opening-round-taxing-at-torrey-pines <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Mark Lamport-Stokes</p> <p>SAN DIEGO, Jan 24 (Reuters) - Having begun this week in 'damage limitation' mode after making unwise public comments about his tax concerns, Phil Mickelson made an erratic start to the Farmers Insurance Open on Thursday.</p> <p>A three-times champion at the picturesque Torrey Pines venue which hugs the bluffs above the Pacific Ocean, Mickelson struggled on the greens on the way to a level-par 72 in the opening round.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130124/golf-mickelson-finds-opening-round-taxing-at-torrey-pines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Golf Phil Mickelson Phil Mickelson Tiger Woods Thomson Reuters Fri, 25 Jan 2013 01:15:03 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5739160 at http://www.globalpost.com