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9:04PM

Bleacher Report: Has Time Run out for Tiger Woods After Missing 2014 Masters with Back Injury?

By Art Spander
Featured Columnist

The clock ticks. No one wants to hear the sound. Few pay attention, particularly athletes. They believe they’ll always be young. Until suddenly they’re not.

A golfer’s career is long, longer than careers in other sports, but it is not forever. The opportunities get fewer as the months and the tournaments go by.

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Copyright © 2014 Bleacher Report, Inc.

9:07PM

Bleacher Report: Masters 2014: Playing the Waiting Game with Tiger Woods

By Art Spander
Featured Columnist

The pain is physical, a back that aches when Tiger Woods swings a golf club, which he must do if he is to play the game.

The pain is mental. The Masters is just over a week away, a tradition like no other, as we’re so often reminded by Jim Nantz, a tradition to which Woods has contributed greatly. And Tiger, winner of four green jackets, is wondering whether he’ll compete.

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Copyright © 2014 Bleacher Report, Inc.

9:53AM

Newsday (N.Y.): Long-suffering William McGirt takes third-round lead at Riviera

By Art Spander
Special to Newsday

PACIFIC PALISADES, Calif. — William McGirt is one of those golfers who kept thinking of quitting the game but didn't. Three rounds into the Northern Trust Open, that decision looks like the proper one.

The 34-year-old McGirt, a nonwinner in 10 years as a pro, is at 12-under-par 201 and two shots in front going into Sunday's final round at historic Riviera Country Club.

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9:59AM

Newsday (N.Y.): Tiger Woods loses his own tournament in playoff

By Art Spander
Special to Newsday

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. — The final California leg of the tournament known as Tiger Woods' invitational, the Northwestern Mutual World Challenge, was taken from Woods' grasp by Zach Johnson.

Four strokes behind Woods with eight holes to play Sunday, Johnson caught Woods and beat him on the first hole of a sudden-death playoff before a record crowd of more than 24,000 at Sherwood Country Club, about 40 miles west of Los Angeles.

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8:35AM

Newsday (N.Y.): Tiger Woods battles tough conditions to keep lead

By Art Spander
Special to Newsday

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. — There was morning rain and afternoon wind, and Tiger Woods, often unsettled in choosing clubs, Saturday took 10 shots more than he did with his record-tying score on Friday. But he but didn't lose the lead in the Northwestern Mutual Challenge.

Woods, a five-time winner of this $3.5 million limited field event which benefits his foundation, shot an even-par 72 for a three-round total of 11-under par 205. He remained two shots ahead of Zach Johnson at Sherwood Country Club.

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