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Tiger Woods commits to play in Honda Classic next week

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Tiger Woods' back felt strong enough after Friday's round in Los Angeles that he committed to play next week in the Honda Classic.

Woods, in the early stages of a comeback from spinal fusion surgery, will return for the first time since 2014 when he had to withdraw from the final round due to back trouble.

The Honda Classic, Feb. 23-26, will ...Read more

Rickie Fowler primed to defend Honda Classic title, hopeful Tiger Woods joins field

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PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. -- One of the best aspects of winning last year's Honda Classic for Rickie Fowler was being able to celebrate at home.

The Jupiter resident is eager to defend his title in familiar surroundings next week at nearby PGA National. The most intriguing question Tuesday during media day was whether another esteemed resident ...Read more

Former Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo to compete in PGA Tour event

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Jim Nantz hinted last month that his NFL broadcast partner on CBS, former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo, could be playing in a PGA Tour event in the near future.

Official word came down Wednesday when Romo was announced to be in the field for next month's PGA Tour event in the Dominican Republic -- the Corales Puntacana Resort & Club ...Read more

Jason Day wins Farmers playoff at Torrey Pines

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SAN DIEGO -- Jason Day's playoff win in the 2015 Farmers Insurance Open ignited a run of eight victories in two years, a major championship win and the ascendancy to the top of the world golf rankings.

After some rough going over the last year, the 30-year-old Australian is hoping his latest Farmers victory in extra holes will do the same.

Day...Read more

Farmers Open playoff runs out of daylight, so Day and Noren will battle again on Monday

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SAN DIEGO -- The sun had long dipped into the nearby Pacific Ocean. The yellow, near-full moon was brightly reflected in the pond on the 18th hole of the Torrey Pines South Course.

And Jason Day wanted to keep on playing in the Farmers Insurance Open, like five bucks were on the line instead of the first prize of $1.24 million.

The Aussie and ...Read more

Tiger Woods leaves Torrey Pines encouraged for 2018

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SAN DIEGO -- Tiger Woods said he was "very pleased" with himself Sunday after completing four rounds of official tournament golf for the first time in 28 months.

Woods carded an even-par 72 in the final round of the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines, leaving him at 3 under for the tournament. Woods trailed leader Alex Noren by nine strokes...Read more

Woods' round 'gross,' while troubles among leaders predicts wild finish

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SAN DIEGO -- Sunday nerves came early to the Farmers Insurance Open.

And if what happened on the 18th hole late on Saturday afternoon serves as a preview, it's going to be a wild finish at Torrey Pines.

Sweden's Alex Noren played the par-5 in the way you're supposed to and was rewarded.

He bombed a drive down the middle, launched a second ...Read more

Late birdie allows Tiger Woods to move inside cut line at Torrey Pines

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SAN DIEGO -- Tiger Woods provided drama during the second round of the Farmers Insurance Open on Friday at Torrey Pines, making birdie on his final hole to move inside the cut line. If there's no change, he will play the weekend in a full-field PGA Tour event for the first time since 2015.

Woods needed a birdie on the ninth hole (his 18th) of ...Read more

Tiger nearly comes up aces at Torrey Pines in return to PGA Tour

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SAN DIEGO -- The moment can't be compared to the U.S. Open Sunday birdie putt on the 18th hole at Torrey Pines.

Few things in Tiger Woods' career can top that.

But for a guy coming off disk fusion surgery, with fans hungry for a glimpse of former greatness, it was still pretty sweet.

On Thursday in the Farmers Insurance Open, Woods came oh-so...Read more

Tony Romo might compete in PGA Tour event

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Former Dallas Cowboys quarterback turned broadcaster Tony Romo could potentially put his golf game up against the best in the world.

Veteran CBS Sports announcer Jim Nantz hinted that Romo could compete in a PGA Tour event in the next couple of months.

"He's going to play in a Tour event," Nantz told GOLF.com on Wednesday. "He's going to get ...Read more

Tiger Woods enters the great unknown at Torrey Pines

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LA JOLLA, Calif. -- For virtually all of Tiger Woods' career, it was the one question that produced the shortest answer.

Invariably, someone would inquire about Woods' expectations for a certain tournament. He'd answer quickly, without a hint of a smile or doubt.

It doesn't take long to utter a single letter.

"W," Woods would say.

Next ...Read more

Tiger Woods commits to Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines

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SAN DIEGO -- Tiger Woods has committed to the Farmers Insurance Open and will begin his 2017-18 PGA Tour season at Torrey Pines.

FIO Tournament Director Peter Ripa got the official word on Thursday morning.

"It's awesome," Ripa said. "There's a feeling that this comeback is different, with the eye test we got at the Hero World Challenge. He ...Read more

Year after unveiling, what's latest on Tiger Woods' Chicago golf project?

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On a cold Thursday in December, Mike Keiser took a 240-mile trip from Chicago to central Wisconsin in search of the next great routing at his Sand Valley Golf Resort.

This commitment helps explain why the Lincoln Park resident is golf's premier modern builder -- and on the leaderboard among the game's all-time visionaries.

Here's the thing, ...Read more