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Energy is up with Tiger Woods' return

...National, and without prompting said, "It's good to have him back, man."This from a guy who has finished runner-up to Woods more often than any other player, including three consecutive tournaments they played in 2000 by a combined 28...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-06-25/energy-tiger-woods-return
Arnold Palmer agrees with Tiger Woods' decision to rest ailing back

...shift in the game over the last couple of years ? a lot less domination by top players."Graeme McDowell, a runner-up to Woods two years at Bay Hill, said he can understand what the No. 1 player is going through with injuries. He also believes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-03-19/arnold-palmer-agrees-tiger-w
On Tour, 50 finished second-best to Tiger

...Wetterich became the 50th different player to be runner-up to Woods on the PGA Tour. "Guess I had to become some kind...it was mentioned to Duval that he'd never been runner-up to Woods. "Nope. And I won't be," he said. That didn't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/03/28/gol_122141.shtml
Golf
Role reversal for Els at Doral

...well. It's a major challenge tomorrow." That's what Els was saying two years ago, when he was a forgotten runner-up to Woods in the U.S. Open (15 strokes) and the British Open (eight strokes). "I enjoy competing out here and especially...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/03/03/gol_336387.shtml
Golf
Jimenez, Els settle for place in anonymity

...winning the B-flight, much like Tom Kite three years ago at Augusta. (In case you've forgotten, Kite was the runner-up to Woods' 12-stroke victory in the 1997 Masters.) "Tiger Woods was playing a different tournament after two rounds...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/06/19/gol_292032.shtml
Golf
Golf: Woods smiles in the face of critics

...impressive. "Tiger has pulled away again," said Colin Montgomerie, who considered it "no disgrace" to finish runner-up to Woods in the Open. "To go for three majors in a year and finish second in the other is incredible." After a workmanlike...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/07/20/gol_459098.shtml
Golf
Players expect Congressional to 'play tough' at AT&T National

...where the tournament went for two years because of the U.S. Open. The field also includes Hunter Mahan, a runner-up to Woods in 2009, Dustin Johnson and Adam Scott.Getting most of the attention in the days leading up to the tournament...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2012-06-27/players-expect-congressional
British Open's Lytham is mighty for its size

...captured the claret jug six years later at Muirfield. Woods has three claret jugs among his 14 majors. Els has been a runner-up to Woods seven times, the most of any player.They are at different places in their careers coming into the 141st British...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2012-07-16/british-opens-lytham-mighty-
There's no rhyme or reason to who will win at Sawgrass

...And that was the only time he seriously contended at Sawgrass.Vijay Singh, with 34 wins and three majors, was runner-up to Woods in 2001. In his 19 other appearances, he never finished higher than eighth. Singh won 17 times from 2003 through...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2013-05-07/theres-no-rhyme-or-reason-wh
U.S. Open player capsules

...and ending his chances.WHY HE CAN WIN: Two years ago at Congressional, he shot 62 in the final round and was runner-up to Woods.ERNIE ELS AGE: 41WORLD RANKING: 22WORLDWIDE WINS: 62MAJORS: U.S. Open (1994, 1997), British Open...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2011-06-11/us-open-player-capsules