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USA Captain Jim Furyk looks at his European counterpart Thomas Bjorn during a news conference ahead of the Ryder Cup at the Golf National in Guyancourt, outside Paris, France, Monday, Sept. 24, 2018. The 42nd Ryder Cup Matches will be held in France from Sept. 28-30, 2018, at the Albatros Course of Le Golf National. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
September 24, 2018 - 12:03 pm
SAINT-QUENTIN-EN-YVELINES, France (AP) — Already the most intense competition in golf, the Ryder Cup doesn't need help to boost the excitement. Tiger Woods managed to take it to another level. He looked like the Woods of old by leading the final 36 holes of the Tour Championship, not letting anyone...
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Butch Dill-USA TODAY Sports
Sports Daily
September 24, 2018 - 10:27 am
Woods was just one stroke shy of winning the FedEx Cup too, but the win Sunday was a big step up for Tiger, who hasn’t won a tournament since 2013. Justin Rose just narrowly edged out Woods for the FedEx Cup, his first FedEx Cup win and 2nd win of the year.
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Tiger Woods motions for his putt for birdie to slow down as it passes the ninth hole during the final round of the Tour Championship golf tournament Sunday, Sept. 23, 2018, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Amis)
September 23, 2018 - 3:59 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on the Tour Championship (all times local): 5 p.m. Tiger Woods returned to golf last December at No. 1,199 in the world ranking. Ten months later, he could go to as high as No. 13. Woods dropped one shot after he made the turn, answered with a 12-foot birdie putt on No. 13...
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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 - 7:09 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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RETRANSMISSION TO CORRECT FROM A BIRDIE TO AN EAGLE - Tiger Woods reacts as he makes a eagle putt on the 18th green during the first round of the Tour Championship golf tournament Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Amis)
September 20, 2018 - 5:30 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — The crowd at East Lake was larger and louder than it has been in five years, which was the last time Tiger Woods was at the Tour Championship. It was no coincidence. Woods played one of his best rounds of the year in his return to the FedEx Cup finale and caused the biggest cheer of...
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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 - 2:49 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 - 12:54 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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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 - 9:49 am
EVIAN-LES-BAINS, France (AP) — Tiger Woods returning to the United States team after a six-year absence will make golf's showdown even better, according to Europe's Ryder Cup captain Thomas Bjorn. "He brings so much greatness to the game of golf," Bjorn told The Associated Press in an interview...
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Volunteers shield from the rain with umbrellas during a rainy day at the Aronimink Golf Club in Newtown Square, Pa., Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018. The BMW Championship final round is delayed due to weather. (Jose F. Moreno/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP)
September 09, 2018 - 2:37 pm
NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa. (AP) — Two putts began taking on more significance with each rain delay until there was no golf at all Sunday at the BMW Championship. Aronimink Golf Club already was saturated when a steady rain caused tiny streams and large puddles in the fairways, leaving the PGA Tour little...
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Phil Mickelson, left, listens to Tiger Woods speak during a news conference where they were announced as captain's picks for the 2018 U.S. Ryder Cup Team, Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018, in West Conshohocken, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
September 04, 2018 - 5:53 pm
WEST CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa. (AP) — Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson, golf's most prominent players for more than two decades, never realized the Ryder Cup would mean so much. For Woods, it's the culmination of a comeback that began in January after a fourth surgery on his lower back. For Mickelson, more...
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