2017

  • Tiger Woods to miss next two events

    Written by Courses & Travel Editor Kevin Brown on Friday, 10 February 2017

    Tiger Woods will spend the next fortnight on the sidelines and has been forced to pull out of the upcoming Genesis Open and Honda Classic tournaments. The former World no.1 withdrew from the recent Dubai Desert Classic after suffering back spasms ahead of the 2nd round and he revealed: “My doctors have advised me not to play the next two weeks,...

  • Get to know Japan's rising son

    Written by Golf World on Monday, 6 February 2017

    They call the last few months of the year golf’s ‘silly season’, but there
has been nothing ridiculous about Hideki Matsuyama’s recent form. Since finishing 5th in the Tour Championship at the end of September, Japan’s top golfer has played in nine individual strokeplay events and won five of them. It is a sensational run of form that has propelled him to...

  • Tiger Woods: The party's over and he's almost out the door

    Written by John Huggan on Friday, 3 February 2017

    Tiger Woods withdrew from the Dubai Desert Classic before the second round because of a back problem. The 14-time major winner came back to the game in December after more than a year out recovering from back surgery.  But the 41-year-old has struggled since, and shot a five-over 77 in the first round at the Emirates Course. Agent Mark Steinberg said the American...