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Matt Kuchar's quest for slip-and-slide ultimately kept him out of PGA Championship

...were "falling like flies." Jason Dufner withdrew with a neck injury and failed to qualify. Tiger Woods had another back injury and subsequently took himself out of consideration as a pick. Dustin Johnson is on "voluntary leave" to seek professional...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-08-19/matt-kuchars-quest-slip-and-
Tom Watson still considering pickingTiger Woods for Ryder Cup team

...where he said he played through the pain of a nagging back injury. He is not playing the Wyndham Championship this week...Kuchar withdrew from the final major of the year with a back injury. Bubba Watson has finished in the top 10 only once in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-08-11/tom-watson-still-considering
Tiger Woods withdraws his name from consideration for Ryder Cup team

...give him the "straight skinny" on the condition of his back injury and his game, Woods said he called him to say he would...play or practice now. I was fortunate that my recent back injury was not related to my surgery and was muscular only...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-08-13/tiger-woods-withdraws-his-na
Rory McIlroy starts strong in the PGA Championship

...didn't look very sharp. In his last competitive round, Woods withdrew after eight holes at Firestone because of another back injury. He said his trainer was able to pop a joint back into place above the sacrum, eliminating the pain. But it apparently...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-08-07/rory-mcilroy-starts-strong-p
Tiger Woods struggles to 74 at PGA Championship

...got a putt to the hole."At least he still has his health. Woods said he was a little stiff from his most recent back injury Sunday at Firestone, though he looked the same as he has since returning from March 31 back surgery that kept him out...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-08-07/tiger-woods-struggles-74-pga
Michaux: McIlroy, not Woods, is now man to beat in majors

...during a news conference.Meanwhile, Woods withdrew during Sunday's final round in Akron, Ohio, with yet another back injury that is proving epidemic in his diminishing quest to establish himself in the official record books as the greatest golfer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-08-05/michaux-mcilroy-not-woods-no
Martin Kaymer had a shoulder issue before British Open

...when it comes up, but it's nothing major."TOMS WITHDRAWS: Former champion David Toms has withdrawn because of a back injury.He was replaced in the field by Shawn Stefani.Toms won the PGA Championship in 2001 by making par from the fairway...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-08-05/martin-kaymer-had-shoulder-i
Quarterback Andy Dalton signs lucrative extension with Bengals

...year of his rookie contract. GIANTS: Running back David Wilson's NFL career is over after two seasons because of a back injury.The 23-year-old underwent fusion surgery to repair vertebrae and a herniated disk in his neck in January. At...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-08-04/quarterback-andy-dalton-signs
Caddie prepares as if Tiger Woods will play in PGA Championship

...Monday would be too early for doctors to decide whether Woods could or even should try to play this week after another back injury.The PGA of America said that Woods would not have his previously scheduled news conference Tuesday morning. It did...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-08-04/caddie-prepares-if-tiger-woo
Back pain knocks Woods out of Bridgestone

...him to recover quickly. He has gone through four operations on his left knee over the last 20 years, and said the back injury was "way more debilitating than I thought.""Most of the people I talked to who have had the procedure have no idea...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-08-03/back-pain-knocks-woods-out-b