The one missing accomplishment on Tiger Woods' resume remains elusive. Woods flirted with a 59 on Friday before settling for a 9-under par 61 to take a seven-shot lead into the weekend at the WGC Bridgestone Invitational at Firestone Country Club.
Tiger Woods played in 18 PGA Tour and official worldwide events in 2018, by far the most he’s played in a single season since 2013. Tiger also played in the Ryder Cup near Paris, The Match against Phil Mickelson in Las Vegas and the 18-player Hero World Challenge in the Bahamas. Knock on a 3-wood for luck, but the 43-year-old looks healthy and ready to return to a “normal” schedule.
The 2019 BMW Championship is set for Aug. 15-18 at Medinah Country Club (No. 3) in Medinah, Ill. That means it's time to pick your optimal DraftKings fantasy golf lineup. Fortunately, our fantasy golf experts are ready to help.
Here's what our best 2019 BMW Championship lineup looks like in this week's golfer predictions:
The 2019 British Open runs July 17-July 21 at Royal Portrush Golf Club in Portrush, Northern Ireland. That means it's time to pick your optimal DraftKings fantasy golf lineup. Fortunately, our fantasy golf experts are ready to help.
Tiger Woods' 2019 Masters win was such a cultural touchstone that both the current U.S. President and his immediate predecessor celebrated the occasion. Olympic legend Michael Phelps was there in person to cheer him on. The greatest athletes of his generation — LeBron, Serena, et al. — were moved by the turn-back-the-clock performance.
The Masters is the world's greatest golf tournament, so it's not surprising that it has produced an elite list of champions. We've identified the 10 greatest, who collectively possess 32 Green Jackets and have provided countless classic moments.
“The Match” will feature a head-to-head showdown between golf rivals Tiger Woods, 42, and Phil Mickelson, 48, at Shadow Creek in Las Vegas on Nov. 23 (the Friday after Thanksgiving), beginning at 3 p.m. ET. The $9 million, winner-take-all event is believed to be the first televised pay-per-view match in golf history.
The 42nd Ryder Cup tees off at Le Golf National in Paris, France, from Sept. 28-30. Captains Jim Furyk (USA) and Thomas Bjorn (Europe) will bring two teams comprised of 12 players — eight who qualified via points and four captain’s picks — to compete in 28 matches, each played to a maximum of 18 holes.
Tiger Woods' win at the 2018 Tour Championship was one of the transcedent moments of his legendary career. It gave him 80 career wins, second only to Sam Snead's 82 in PGA Tour history, and it proved that he remains the world's most compelling individual sportsman when he's at his best.
But how does he compare at this point to the game's gold standard? By some metrics — namely, major championship performance — Woods trails Jack Nicklaus, and he probably always will.