Mickelson had said on a video that, “As the putts go down, the thumbs are coming up.” He finished six over par on the day but still savored the crowd’s support.
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He was never all that lovable a figure, and he is hardly an exemplar of fine behavior off the course, but fans love golf’s past and current king.
He was supposed to be the heir apparent to Tiger Woods. At Bethpage State Park, McIlroy was just happy to make the cut.
Woods had hoped to build on an exhilarating Masters win in April. Instead, he had two rounds of bogey-filled golf.
Woods has reclaimed golf’s spotlight heading into the P.G.A. Championship, but his stardom has not produced a diverse array of stars, which some had predicted.
Woods had two early double bogeys, a late eagle and a following that included David Wright, the retired Mets third baseman.
The crowd was there for Tiger Woods, but Koepka shot a 63 in the first round of the 2019 P.G.A. Championship. He believes he could have done even better.
Daly, granted a waiver to be the second golfer ever to use a cart to get around at a major championship, got a hero’s welcome at the P.G.A. Championship.
The tournament that used to wrap up golf’s majors in August has moved to May. The players approve. Less sweat is better.
There is just one water hazard on this challenging golf course, at the eighth hole. For fans who know Bethpage well, it’s an oasis.
Surgeons cured Tiger Woods’s back on the fourth try — with plenty of help from Woods himself. But fusion surgery provides no guarantees of success.
President Trump offered the honor to Mr. Woods soon after the golfer won the Masters last month for his 15th major championship — and his first in almost 11 years.
Most black athletes have distanced themselves from the president. Not Tiger Woods.
After winning the Masters last month, his first major in a decade, Woods will become the fourth golfer to be given the nation’s highest civilian honor.
Interest boomed and prize money skyrocketed after Tiger Woods burst onto the scene. In his absence it stagnated. Now comes another chance.
The president has lavished praise on Woods, a golf and business partner, for winning the Masters on Sunday in a dramatic comeback.
After his Masters triumph, fans began looking ahead. Is he back, after a decade of injury and personal adversity? Or was the comeback a last hurrah?
As he stood on the 12th green, glaring at Francesco Molinari and Tony Finau, Woods found the killer instinct he — and golf as a whole — had been missing.
After four back operations and nearly a decade of struggles on and off the golf course, Woods is back at the pinnacle.
Woods is tied for second going into the final round at Augusta National. A win would be something no one thought possible by him as recently as two years ago.