Memorial Tournament http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/52118/all en Golf: Tiger commits to defending Memorial crown http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130514/golf-tiger-commits-defending-memorial-crown <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>World number one Tiger Woods announced on Tuesday that he will defend his title at next month's PGA Memorial tournament, using the event as his final tuneup for the US Open.</p> <p>Woods became the first five-time winner in the history of the Memorial, hosted by golf icon Jack Nicklaus at Muirfield Village, the site of the next Presidents Cup matches between US and International squads in October.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130514/golf-tiger-commits-defending-memorial-crown" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Golf Memorial Tournament Tiger Woods AFP Tue, 14 May 2013 23:00:29 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5837879 at http://www.globalpost.com Legal counsel on anchoring ban just detail for Scott http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130529/legal-counsel-anchoring-ban-just-detail-scott <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>DUBLIN, Ohio (Reuters) - Attention to detail helped Adam Scott clinch his first major title at last month's Masters and the Australian is adopting the same strategy as he grapples with the implications of the 2016 ban on anchored putting.</p> <p>Golf's governing bodies announced the widely expected ban on May 21 after players anchoring long putters had won four of the last six major championships, with Scott the most recent.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130529/legal-counsel-anchoring-ban-just-detail-scott" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Adam Scott Golf Lower Merion Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Memorial Tournament Thomson Reuters Wed, 29 May 2013 22:42:23 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5848360 at http://www.globalpost.com Tiger 'tamed' by good friend Couples at the Memorial http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130530/tiger-tamed-good-friend-couples-at-the-memorial <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>DUBLIN, Ohio (Reuters) - Tiger Woods had plenty of fun playing with good friend Fred Couples in Thursday's opening round of the Memorial Tournament, but was frustrated after failing to capitalizes on good ball-striking in tough conditions.</p> <p>While PGA Tour veteran Couples surprised himself with his own good play on lightning-fast greens that became increasingly bumpy for the late starters, Woods had to settle for a one-under-par 71 after mixing five birdies with four bogeys.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130530/tiger-tamed-good-friend-couples-at-the-memorial" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Golf Memorial Tournament Tiger Woods Tiger Woods Thomson Reuters Fri, 31 May 2013 02:14:38 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5849160 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf: Woods seeks to put Garcia spat behind him http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130614/golf-woods-seeks-put-garcia-spat-behind-him <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Tiger Woods said Wednesday he has not spoken to Sergio Garcia and has no plans to do so after the golfers got into a spat that was sparked by racially-tinged comments from the Spaniard.</p> <p>Speaking at the Memorial Tournament on Wednesday, Woods said he does not expect to broach the subject when the two compete at the US Open in two weeks.</p> <p>"That's already done with," said Woods, the day before he tees it up to try and defend his title at the Muirfield Village Golf Club.</p> <p>Last week in England, Garcia misfired when making a joke about spending time with Woods at the US Open.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130614/golf-woods-seeks-put-garcia-spat-behind-him" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Golf Human Interest Memorial Tournament Tiger Woods AFP Sat, 15 Jun 2013 02:26:48 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5857424 at http://www.globalpost.com