Tiger Woods withdrew from the Arnold Palmer Invitational on Tuesday because of persistent pain in his back, creating even more uncertainty for golf’s No. 1 player with the Masters only three weeks away.
Golf is starting to feel easy again for Rory McIlroy, who bounced back from a sloppy start Friday in the Honda Classic for a 4-under 66 that gave him his first 36-hole lead on the PGA Tour in 18 months.
On the course where Rory McIlroy first rose to No. 1, he looked as if he might be headed in that direction again.
With so much talk about quitting in the middle of a round, Tiger Woods brings his own perspective. If he had not walked off the course in the middle of the final round at Doral last year, he might not have gone on to win three times on the PGA Tour.
The world’s number one ranked golfer in the world walked off the course Friday morning at the Honda Classic leaving everyone wondering what had happened to the young golfing superstar.
Tiger Woods teed off Thursday morning in the Honda Classic and has struggled as he makes his way through the course in the first round.
With one post on his website Tuesday, Tiger Woods made golf fans and sponsors across South Florida very happy.
Playing only his sixth round of the year, Adam Scott faced a strong test Thursday at Doral and never looked better.
Even though Tiger Woods gave him a bit of a challenge in the end, but Rory McIlroy won the Honda Classic with a performance worthy of the new No. 1 player in golf.
Tiger Woods will continue his comeback season in the coming weeks when he makes two stops in South Florida.