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Tiger Woods

Jun 13, 2013 — Conventional wisdom is that soggy greens will make it easier for player. But past Open champ Johnny Miller says that's just not right. He also thinks the Merion Golf Club course is going to prove to be much harder than players expect.
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Apr 15, 2013 — Australia's Adam Scott won in a dramatic two-hole playoff with Argentina's Angel Cabrera. The consensus is that one of golf's most-liked guys has now won his first "major."
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Apr 11, 2013 — Politicians who were caught up in sex scandals have often achieved second careers in media and lobbying. Now, some want to return to elective office.
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Apr 11, 2013 — Whether Woods will win is again the big question. But he's not the only story. Consider 14-year-old Tianlang Guan, the youngest person to ever play in the tournament.
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Jun 15, 2012 — Woods was in good position after Day 1 of the Open. Meanwhile, LeBron James and the Heat held off Kevin Durant and the Thunder.
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Jun 14, 2012 — Play begins this morning at The Olympic Club in San Francisco, where the best golfers from around the world have gathered for the U.S. Open. Will you be rooting for Tiger? Phil? Bubba? Or someone else?
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Jun 4, 2012 — Jack Nicklaus calls it "the gutsiest and best shot I've ever seen in my life." And the PGA Tour has posted a lesson on how it was done — though it concedes that knocking the ball into the hole is "Tiger-esque."
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Apr 5, 2012 — As the first major men's tournament gets going, there's speculation that Woods will win. Would you like to see him do that? He hasn't won a major since before his personal life exploded onto front pages in 2009.
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Jul 11, 2011 — Many media outlets — except the one on which he's supposed to be appearing — are saying that golfer Tiger Woods will be making a "special announcement" of some kind on The Golf Channel at 11 a.m. ET. It turns out it will be his agent who will be interviewed.
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Jul 5, 2011 — Woods' injured knee and Achilles tendon will keep him out of another "major" championship. He's won 14 "major" professional tournaments. Will he beat Jack Nicklaus' record 18 wins?
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