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Woods announces return to action in November

Los Angeles, United States | AFP | Tiger Woods will make his latest return from long-term injury at the Hero World Challenge in the Bahamas next month, the former world number one confirmed on Monday. The 14-time major champion has not played since February after a recurrence of back problems …

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Rugumayo is 2017 Uganda golf king

New champion after tense Uganda Golf Open final day Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Ronald Rugumayo was the toast of Ugandan golf on Saturday after his come-from-behind victory in the country’s top tournament. Ronald Otile played like the defending champion most of all four days of the Tusker Malt Uganda …

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Doctors clear Woods to swing golf clubs

Los Angeles, United States | AFP | Doctors have given Tiger Woods the green light to swing a club again as the 14-time major championship winner takes aim at a return to professional golf. The 41-year-old American received medical clearance to start practising and tweeted a video Thursday of him …

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Five drugs found in Tiger Woods’ system after arrest

Los Angeles, United States | AFP |  Tiger Woods had five drugs, including the opioid painkiller hydrocodone, in his system when he was arrested in May on suspicion of driving under the influence, according to a toxicology report released Monday. A urine test revealed four other medications along with hydrocodone …

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Golf: Woods outside top 1,000 for first time in new rankings

Los Angeles, United States | AFP | Tiger Woods has dropped outside the top 1,000 players in the world for the first time in his professional career, latest rankings showed Monday. The official World Golf Ranking showed Woods placed at 1,005, reflecting the former world number one’s injury-hit two years that …

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Woods was asleep at wheel, passed breath test – police

Miami, United States | AFP |  Tiger Woods was found asleep at the wheel of his car when he was arrested, police records showed Tuesday as golf legend Jack Nicklaus pledged support for the troubled former world number one. Woods, who issued a statement on Monday saying alcohol was not …

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Tiger Woods sorry after arrest, says alcohol not involved

Miami, United States | AFP |  Golf superstar Tiger Woods was charged with driving under the influence by police in Florida on Monday, dealing a fresh blow to the former world number one as he struggles to resurrect his career. The 14-time major champion blamed his arrest on a reaction …

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Tiger Woods arrested on suspicion of drunk driving

Washington, United States | AFP |  Golf superstar Tiger Woods was arrested Monday in Florida on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, according to records from the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office. The 14-time major champion was booked into the Palm Beach County jail on Monday …

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Finally! Spain hails favourite son Sergio Garcia

Madrid, Spain | AFP |  Spain paid homage to new Masters champion Sergio Garcia on Monday after he broke his duck on the biggest stage of all to add a first major to his glittering career. “Finally!” blared the headline in Madrid sports daily Marca as for once the football …

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