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Woods Storms Back to Beat Harrington

Posted: August 10, 2009 2:03 AM ; Updated: August 10, 2009 2:21 AM

AKRON, Ohio -- First came another signature moment from Tiger Woods, an 8-iron over the water that stopped a foot from the hole. Even more stunning was the meltdown that followed by Padraig Harrington. 

A swift and shocking turn of events on Firestone's famous 16th hole took Woods went from one shot behind to a four-shot victory Sunday as he closed with a 5-under 65 to win the Bridgestone Invitational.

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Tiger Back in the Winner's Circle

Posted: August 03, 2009 11:40 AM ; Updated: August 03, 2009 11:40 AM

GRAND BLANC TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) -- Tiger Woods cruised to his easiest victory of the year, getting away with an awful round to open the Buick Open and an average one to hold off a weak field.

His competition and the courses he's going to play are about to get much tougher.

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Cink Wins British Open

Posted: July 20, 2009 12:45 PM ; Updated: July 20, 2009 1:08 PM

TURNBERRY, Scotland — Tom Watson stood over an eight-foot par putt this evening on the final hole of a mystical British Open, one stroke away from becoming the oldest major champion in history. For the first time all week, he showed his 59-year-old nerves.

The putt never had a chance.

A little more than an hour later, neither did Watson.

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Watson Leads, Tiger Misses the Cut

Posted: July 17, 2009 3:19 PM ; Updated: July 17, 2009 5:10 PM

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TURNBERRY, Scotland (AP) - Tom Watson leading the British Open heading to the weekend?

Tiger Woods gassing up the plane and heading for home?

Treacherous Turnberry delivered a pair of shockers Friday.

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59-Year-Old Watson Leads at British

Posted: July 16, 2009 10:37 AM ; Updated: July 16, 2009 10:37 AM

By Cameron Morfit, GOLF Magazine

TURNBERRY, Scotland -- When Tom Watson, 59, won the 1977 Turnberry Open, since nicknamed the "Duel in the Sun," Tiger Woods was still just 1, still months away from his national television debut with Bob Hope on The Mike Douglas Show.

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Woods gets in practice round ahead of British Open

Posted: July 13, 2009 11:05 AM ; Updated: July 13, 2009 11:14 AM

TURNBERRY, Scotland (AP) Tiger Woods had another look at Turnberry as he prepares for the British Open, hopeful of taking possession of a major championship trophy again.

Woods teed off on the Ailsa Course early Monday morning and was finished as some players were just arriving. He had never seen Turnberry, which has not hosted golf's oldest championship since 1994.

"It's a lot more difficult than people are letting on,'' Woods said.

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Federer Wins Marathon to Set Grand Slam Record

Posted: July 06, 2009 10:21 AM ; Updated: July 06, 2009 10:37 AM

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) -- Roger Federer was playing for history. Andy Roddick was playing the match of his life.

On and on they dueled, Federer trying for a record-breaking 15th major championship, Roddick striving for his second, in a Wimbledon final that required more games than any Grand Slam title match in the considerable annals of a sport dating to the 1800s.

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