Tiger Woods all smiles again after having teeth replaced

...he said. "It is what it is."Woods is playing his first official PGA Tour event since he missed the cut at the PGA Championship in August. But the biggest topic after he played nine holes under a cloudy sky Tuesday morning was the mystery...

Key shots gave major winners peace of mind in 2014

...It was a true links shot I had to make - pick a spot, get the pace right and let it run out to the hole."The PGA Championship was the most exciting major. Four players had a share of the lead on the back nine. The shot that ultimately...

Golf needs for Rory McIlroy to have a rival

...Rickie Fowler being one of them," McIlroy said a few months ago after adding his second consecutive major at the PGA Championship. "You just have to look at how he's played the majors this year."Fowler joined Woods and Nicklaus as the...

Players begin European Tour season looking to unseat No. 1 Rory McIlroy

...during the pro-am at the Hero World Challenge, his first time walking 18 holes since he missed the cut Aug. 9 at the PGA Championship."It felt good to be out there," Woods said.The real test is today in the first round of an unofficial event...

Ex-Jaguar Reed issues public apology

...sought out for advice was Bubba Watson.Microphones also caught Watson using an expletive in the second round of the PGA Championship in August."He came to me last night and said that, 'Hey, I did something bad,' " Watson said. "He showed...

Rickie Fowler reaches three of his four goals

SHANGHAI - The HSBC Champions would seem an odd place for Rickie Fowler to start another PGA Tour season.

Michaux: Tiger Woods turns to old swing, new coach

...he came back too soon from back surgery in March. He struggled through the British Open and missed the cut at the PGA Championship before shutting it down again."Unfortunately, I wasn't ready," he said of his summer folly. "I didn't...

Tiger Woods struggles in return

...bogey.Rust would seem to be an issue, but it certainly wasn't the case for Stricker. He hasn't played since the PGA Championship, either, yet Stricker made five birdies in a bogey-free round to tie for second place. EUROPEAN/SUNSHINE...

Jordan Spieth romps to 10-shot victory at Hero World Challenge

...Woods opened with a 77 and was in last place the rest of the tournament. He had not played since Aug. 9 at the PGA Championship, taking nearly four months off to strengthen his back muscles."I made some progress," Woods said. "I hadn't...

Chris Kirk returns to McGladrey as defending champ

...the first time in his career. He wasn't a factor in any of them, though he finished in the top 30 in all but the PGA Championship, where he missed the cut.That's next on his list."Contending and possibly winning majors is where I'd...