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9:13AM

S.F. Examiner: Will withering Woods find Tiger of old?

By Art Spander
Special to The Examiner

They are so good for so long, and then suddenly we’re wondering — they’re wondering — how and why the great players go into decline.

Why can’t Giants pitcher Tim Lincecum get the ball over the plate any more? How did the Niners’ Vernon Davis last season go from star to question mark? And what has happened to Tiger Woods?

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© 2015 The San Francisco Examiner 

9:22AM

Global Golf Post: Tiger Woods' Unkindest Cut

By Art Spander
Global Golf Post

SCOTTSDALE, ARIZONA — The sign attached to the second-floor patio railing intentionally was visible from the adjacent fairway. "Welcome back, Tiger," it said in properly large letters.

Such a delightful greeting. Such an unexpected response.

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Copyright 2015 Global Golf Post

8:42AM

Newsday (N.Y.): Tiger Woods finishes with career-worst 82

By Art Spander
Special to Newsday

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Tiger Woods may have lost his touch — his 82 Friday in the second round of the Waste Management Phoenix Open was his worst as a pro — but he retained his sense of humor.

"I'm only doing this so I won't get fined" was Woods' opening comment to the media. Clearly he's been watching the interviews with Marshawn Lynch, whose Seahawks will play the Patriots Sunday in Super Bowl XLIX in nearby Glendale.

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Copyright © 2015 Newsday. All rights reserved.

6:28AM

Newsday (N.Y.): Tiger Woods scrambles for 73 in return to PGA Tour

By Art Spander
Special to Newsday

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Tiger Woods' return to PGA Tour tournament golf for the first time in 5 1/2 months was a struggle to be expected by everyone aside from the man himself.

Woods, who turned 39 at the end of December and hadn't competed in a full-blown event since the PGA Championship last August, started erratically, 4 over par in his first four holes, then rallied impressively and shot a 2-over-par 73 in the opening round of the Waste Management Phoenix Open.

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Copyright © 2015 Newsday. All rights reserved.

7:30AM

Bleacher Report: Tiger Woods Making the Right Choice with Ryder Cup Withdrawal, Lengthy Absence

By Art Spander
Featured Columnist

The suspense has ended. Inevitability won. Tiger Woods lost. The U.S. Ryder Cup team lost. If an athlete, a sportsman, is unable to play, then there’s nothing to do but make the concession. And so Wednesday, Woods, tenacious, finally gave in.

Per the PGA of America, he withdrew his name from consideration for the Ryder Cup matches at the end of September because of the injury to his back.

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Copyright © 2014 Bleacher Report, Inc.