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Tiger Woods hits on the second hole during round-robin play at the Dell Technologies Match Play Championship golf tournament, Friday, March 29, 2019, in Austin, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
March 29, 2019 - 2:24 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Henrik Stenson has become the first player to qualify for the final round of 16 at the Dell Technologies Match Play with an easy win over Jim Furyk on Friday. The pairing was the only matchup of players who had won their first two rounds. Stenson made quick work of it, winning...
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Tiger Woods prepares to putt on the 16th hole during round-robin play at the Dell Match Play Championship golf tournament Wednesday, March 27, 2019, in Austin, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
March 27, 2019 - 9:12 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Six years later, the Dell Technologies Match Play was all too familiar for Tiger Woods. He was on the cusp of losing his fourth straight hole Wednesday when Woods poured in a 10-foot par putt, and Aaron Wise three-putted from 30 feet. Just like that, momentum swung in his favor...
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Tiger Woods hits his drive from the eighth tee during round-robin play at the Dell Match Play Championship golf tournament, Wednesday, March 27, 2019, in Austin, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
March 27, 2019 - 7:37 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the Dell Technologies Match Play (all times local): 6:30 p.m. Tiger Woods made a successful return to the Dell Technologies Match Play with a victory. Jordan Spieth found some success with a tie. The most unpredictable tournament in golf began Wednesday with only...
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Tiger Woods plays a shot from a bunker on the 16th hole during a practice round at the Dell Match Play Championship golf tournament, Tuesday, March 26, 2019, in Austin, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
March 26, 2019 - 7:32 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Dell Technologies Match Play has changed golf courses twice and the format once since the last time Tiger Woods played. He still remembers what it takes to succeed. "Still got to win matches and move on," Woods said. The opponent doesn't really matter, as is the case with...
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March 23, 2019 - 10:50 pm
PALM HARBOR, Fla. (AP) — The final hour changed the dynamics of the Valspar Championship, just not the lead. That still belongs to defending champion Paul Casey, and he saw only the upside of having his three-shot margin shrink to one, and going from a final round pairing with a player who is 0 for...
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Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, chips to the ninth green during the final round of The Players Championship golf tournament Sunday, March 17, 2019, in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
March 17, 2019 - 5:46 pm
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Rory McIlroy made two late birdies amid the wild theatrics of Sunday at The Players Championship and closed with a 2-under 70 to win the next best thing to a major. McIlroy could not afford to make a mistake over the final hour because of Jim Furyk, the 48-year-old...
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Jon Rahm, of Spain, waves to the gallery as he arrives at the 17th hole during the third round of The Players Championship golf tournament Saturday, March 16, 2019, in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
March 16, 2019 - 8:14 pm
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Jon Rahm can't think of a shot he missed Saturday in his round of 8-under 64 that took him from five shots behind to one shot ahead of Rory McIlroy and Tommy Fleetwood in The Players Championship. The one bogey he made stood out for two reasons. It was nearly perfect...
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Tiger Woods reacts to hitting his drive into the water on the 17th hole during the second round of The Players Championship golf tournament Friday, March 15, 2019, in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
March 16, 2019 - 3:43 pm
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Tiger Woods could have avoided the water on his second attempt to the island-green 17th under the new Rules of Golf. Instead, he hit a second shot into the water and made quadruple bogey. It raises anew the semantical question that has been around as long as The...
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Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, tees off on the ninth hole during the second round of The Players Championship golf tournament Friday, March 15, 2019, in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
March 15, 2019 - 9:00 pm
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The easy way out was to go low under a tree 20 feet in front of Rory McIlroy. He was looking up. Coming off a 10-foot eagle and a 20-foot birdie that tied him for the lead Friday in The Players Championship, McIlroy risked wasting that great finish with a bold shot...
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The gallery watches Tiger Woods tee off on the 17th hole during the first round of The Players Championship golf tournament Thursday, March 14, 2019, in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
March 14, 2019 - 8:35 pm
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — March or May, there is no shortage of excitement at The Players Championship. Tiger Woods made only one par on the back nine Thursday, revving up the crowd with five birdies, only to slow his charge with three mistakes. Emiliano Grillo hit the pin on the island-green...
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