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Four key questions facing Tiger Woods

The Hero World Challenge gave golf fans, and Tiger, a litmus test on where his game is at. Our experts weigh in on what to make of Woods' 2016 debut -- and where it might lead next.


Caddie collapses, dies on Ladies Euro Tour

A caddie was pronounced dead after he collapsed at the Dubai Ladies Masters on Wednesday, forcing the suspension of the first round and shortening the Ladies European Tour event to 54 holes.


Green wins LPGA Tour Q-school by one stroke

Jaye Marie Green won the LPGA Tour qualifying tournament Sunday to top the 20 card-earners, making a 20-foot birdie putt on the final hole for a one-stroke victory.

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Dominant Stone wins Dunhill Championship

Brandon Stone was thrilled to start the new European Tour season on a high after cruising to a seven-shot victory at the Alfred Dunhill Championship.

Woods: 'I just needed to get some rest' (2:15)
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Jeter: Golf most frustrating sport I've played

Derek Jeter needed something to fill his competitive void when he retired from baseball. The ex-Yankees shortstop chose golf, and just like everyone else, it's been a challenge for him to master.

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Poulter admits mental struggle since return

Ian Poulter admits he is finding his return to competitive golf "mentally hard" as he prepares for this week's Australian PGA Championship in Queensland.

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Sources: Tiger adds Monster Energy as sponsor

Tiger Woods will return to golf with a Monster Energy logo on his bag at the Hero World Challenge, his foundation's 18-player tournament in the Bahamas this week.

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Thomas Bjorn appt as Euro RC captain all about fierce loyalty to European Tour and RC above playing record. 15 Euro wins. No US wins, majors

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Thomas Bjorn has been named Europe's Ryder Cup captain for 2018. The 45-year-old from Denmark has four times been a vice-captain for the team and three times a player -- each for a winning side. He will lead a European squad in Paris on home soil, where they haven't lost since 1993.

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Prior to the Hero World Challenge, after 466 days away from competitive golf, Tiger Woods fell to 898th in the Official World Golf Ranking. Even though he finished 15th in a field of 18 golfers at the event he hosted on Sunday, Woods earned enough world ranking points (4.38) to jump all the way to 650th, a climb of 248 spots. As a frame of reference, Woods ended 2015 ranked 416th in the world and is currently one spot ahead of fellow American Brice Garnett. Had Woods won in the Bahamas, he would have vaulted up the rankings to approximately 125th in the world.