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Tiger Woods tries to maintain his composure while getting choked up being interviewed after winning the Tour Championship golf tournament Sunday, Sept. 23, 2018, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Amis)
September 23, 2018 - 7:57 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Tiger Woods, in his Sunday red shirt, both arms raised in victory on the 18th green. For so many years, the scene was familiar. This time, it was surreal. "I can't believe I pulled this off," Woods said Sunday during the trophy presentation at the Tour Championship, where he gave...
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Tiger Woods hits out of the sand to the 15th green during the third round of the Tour Championship golf tournament Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Amis)
September 22, 2018 - 8:09 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Tiger Woods made it look and sound as if he had never been gone. More than turning back time, every hole seemed like the one before Saturday at the Tour Championship. A tee shot striped down the middle of the fairway. The clean strike of an iron as he held his pose. A sonic boom of...
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Tiger Woods tees off to the third hole during the second round of the Tour Championship golf tournament Friday, Sept. 21, 2018, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Amis)
September 21, 2018 - 7:45 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — For thousands of fans crammed into every corner of East Lake, it looked as though Tiger Woods was closer than ever to capping off this remarkable comeback season by winning the final PGA Tour event. Four straight one-putts on the back nine Friday in the Tour Championship — three for...
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FILE- In this file photo dated Thursday July 18, 2013, English golfer Oliver Fisher plays a shot off the second tee during the first round of the British Open Golf Championships at Muirfield, Scotland. Fisher shot the first round of 59 in the 46-year history of the European Tour, Friday Sept. 21, 2018, on a par-71 course during the second round of the Portugal Masters in Vilamoura, Portugal. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, FILE)
September 21, 2018 - 3:07 pm
After 46 years, the European Tour finally has its first round of 59. English golfer Oliver Fisher was sprayed with champagne beside the 18th green after two-putting for par from 40 feet to complete a 12-under round containing an eagle and 10 birdies on a par-71 course at the Portugal Masters on...
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FILE - In this Monday, Sept. 3, 2018, file photo, Tiger Woods indicates the direction of the wind before teeing off on the third hole during the final round of the Dell Technologies Championship golf tournament at TPC Boston in Norton, Mass. Woods once took for granted that he would end his season at the Tour Championship. Now, just being at East Lake feels like an accomplishment. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer, File)
September 19, 2018 - 3:49 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Tiger Woods is facing long odds of capturing the FedEx Cup and the $10 million bonus. That's all relative this year. Just having his own parking spot at East Lake, being back at the Tour Championship for the first time since 2013, even feeling lost during a practice round because the...
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FILE - In this Sept. 24, 2017, file photo, Justin Thomas holds the trophy after winning the Fedex Cup after the Tour Championship golf tournament at East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta. The bonus pool for the PGA Tour season doubles next year to $70 million in a revamped system that pays $15 million to the FedEx Cup champion. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP, File)
September 18, 2018 - 1:54 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — The bonus pool for the PGA Tour postseason doubles next year to $70 million in a revamped system that gives a head start to top players at the Tour Championship and pays $15 million to the FedEx Cup champion. PGA Tour Commissioner Jay Monahan said Tuesday the changes were designed to...
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In this Sept. 7, 2017, photo provided by Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa, golfer Celia Barquin Arozamena poses for a photo. The former ISU golfer was found dead Monday, Sept. 17, 2018, at a golf course in Ames. Collin Daniel Richards, was arrested and charged with first-degree murder in her death. (Luke Lu/Iowa State University via AP)
September 18, 2018 - 12:12 pm
AMES, Iowa (AP) — A homeless man attacked and killed a top amateur golfer from Spain who was playing a round alone near her university campus in central Iowa, leaving her body in a pond on the course, police said Tuesday. Collin Daniel Richards, 22, has been charged with first-degree murder in the...
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Angela Stanford of the U.S. poses with her trophy after winning the Evian Championship women's golf tournament in Evian, eastern France, Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
September 16, 2018 - 10:56 am
EVIAN-LES-BAINS, France (AP) — Angela Stanford ended her long wait for a first major title when her 3-under 68 was enough to win the Evian Championship by one shot Sunday after long-time leader Amy Olson made double-bogey on the 18th. At age 40, and 15 years after she was runner-up at the U.S...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018 file photo, Thomas Bjorn, of Denmark, captain of the 2018 European Ryder Cup team, speaks during a news conference at the PGA Championship golf tournament, at Bellerive Country Club in St. Louis. Bjorn, has welcomed the inclusion of Tiger Woods in the United States team, saying it will be good for the event which takes place outside Paris Sept. 28-30. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)
September 15, 2018 - 9:50 am
EVIAN-LES-BAINS, France (AP) — Europe's Ryder Cup captain Thomas Bjorn says Tiger Woods returning to the United States team after a six-year absence will make golf's best event even better. Bjorn tells The Associated Press in an interview Saturday, two weeks before the action in France, that Woods...
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September 13, 2018 - 2:13 pm
EVIAN-LES-BAINS, France (AP) — Aiming to stylishly cap a rookie season that Hurricane Maria almost denied her, Maria Torres shared the first-round lead on 6 under at the final women's golf major Thursday. Torres, the first Puerto Rican player to get an LPGA Tour card, went birdie-birdie-eagle from...
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