Given his lack of competitive golf in the past four months due to back surgery, Tiger Woods would be excused if winning was not on his mind this week at the Open Championship. But that's far from the case.
Tiger Woods will be joined by defending champion Graeme McDowell, Rory McIlroy, Lee Westwood, Ernie Els and PGA Championship winner Jason Dufner at the annual 18-player tournament that benefits his foundation.
Just like many an uphill putt, Jim Furyk's shot at breaking his winless streak came up just short Monday. He'll get another crack at it this week at East Lake with $10 million on the line, writes ESPN.com's Bob Harig.
Tiger Woods did his best Saturday to move on from another costly rules violation, but admitted the task was more difficult as he felt he was unjustly penalized following Friday's second round of the BMW Championship.
The haunting defeat at the Ryder Cup -- now two months old -- continues to linger for the American squad as nearly the entire U.S. team plays this week at Sherwood Country Club, writes ESPN.com's Bob Harig.
Ten of his U.S. Ryder Cup teammates along with two from the victorious European side will join Tiger Woods for his annual World Challenge at Sherwood Country Club from Nov. 29-Dec. 2 in Thousand Oaks, Calif.
The top American veterans own a wealth of experience at the Ryder Cup. Yet for Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson and Jim Furyk, given their overall records in the event, is that a good thing? ESPN.com's Bob Harig examines that question.