Return of Tiger’s claws: Woods wins Masters

April 15, 2019 general

Monday, 2 a.m. Had you given up? Had you closed the book on the Tiger Woods story? Did you think of Woods’ as yesterday’s golfer, the guy who was great before the surgeries and the scandal? Did you think he was in the history books? And even if you did, don’t you think it’s cool […]

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Ask Gary: Tiger’s return without precedent

March 17, 2018 general

Each week, the readers take over and play Ask Gary. They send in a question, or a couple, on Thursday night or Friday morning and we all talk about the world of sports. Think of it as a radio show where you don’t have to be on hold. Join us and ask a question, […]

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Woods, Conners hoping for different endings

March 11, 2018 general

Sunday, 3 a.m. According to the tale of the tape, this one shouldn’t even be close. Tiger Woods has owned golf. He’s been its face, its soul, its energy. He has won more money than you could count. The galleries all chant his name. The television cameras all love his face. And Corey Conners? Well, […]

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Tiger turns back the clock to contend at Valspar

March 10, 2018 general

Saturday, 3 a.m. His driver carried the controversy. It sailed, straight and true, toward the fairway, just the way it used to all those years ago when the world was young. His 7-iron tucked around trouble. It flew, bending slightly to the right, past all the pain of all his injuries. His wedge flopped the […]

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Woods in contention after one round of Valspar

March 9, 2018 general

Thursday, 3 a.m. After one round of the Valspar Championship, Tiger Woods is close enough to dream. Woods, playing in Tampa for the first time in 22 years, shot a one-under par 70 Thursday. Technically, that put him in a tie for eighth after 18 holes, but it’s close enough that he has a chance. […]

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Is Tiger a guy you want to hang with?

May 30, 2017 general

Sunday, 4 a.m. You stare at the picture, and you try to decide. Is Tiger Woods a good guy? It is a Walking Dead picture. It is a Foster Brooks’ all-star picture. It was a “hey, can you spare a quarter” picture. It was Tiger Woods, drunk and despondent and driving, and he had just […]

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