Tiger Woods plays from the fairway on the ninth hole during a practice round for the PGA Championship in Farmingdale on Tuesday. Associated Press
Newly crowned Masters champion Tiger Woods announced on Thursday he will return to Japan for the first time in more than a decade to play in a new US PGA Tour event in October.
There wasn’t a ceremony and Brooks Koepka says he needs plenty more major wins to match Tiger Woods, but the aura of golf invincibility has been passed, at least verbally. It happened at the PGA Championship after defending champion
I was forced to give the news channels a break today because there was something earth shaking happening at Augusta. The green jacket over the red, and Tiger Woods was crowned a Masters champ once again, something so many of us thought would never happen.
Naomi Osaka said on Friday it would be “cool” to complete a Grand Slam sweep in 2019 even if her meteoric rise to fame has left her feeling as if she’s 35 rather than 21. The world number one won her first major at the US Open last year and then backed it up with the Australian Open in January.
The Russian thereby climbs to third in the overall standings, which is where the now 29-year-old finished on the 2017 Giro.
South Africa captain Faf du Plessis says the team’s record of repeated World Cup woes will have no bearing on a largely youthful squad at the 2019 tournament. Since making their World Cup debut in 1992 after decades of apartheid-enforced isolation, South Africa
Afghanistan defeated Pakistan by three wickets in their World Cup warm-up match at Bristol County Ground on Friday. In reply to Pakistan’s 262 all out in 47.5 overs, Afghanistan scored 263 for seven wickets, reaching the target with two balls to spare.