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Tiger Needs to Improve as Justin Thomas Criticises Unruly Fans

Bubba Watson won the Genesis Open, but there were plenty of talking points from Riviera. Golfshake's Derek Clements assesses the comeback of Tiger Woods, who missed the cut, and comments made by Justin Thomas, criticising the behaviour of unruly fans. read more ...


Tiger Woods Achieves First Small Victory in Comeback

Tiger Woods made his first cut in 888 days at the Farmers Insurance Open, finishing in a tie for 23rd. Derek Clements looks closer at what is a small victory in his comeback, and what we could expect going forward from the 14-time major champion. read more ...


History of Tiger Woods at Torrey Pines

Torrey Pines has long been considered a favourite playground for Tiger Woods. It has unquestionably been a lucrative association, as the former world number one has secured 14 titles at the venue in La Jolla, California. As the 14-time major champion returns for his comeback onto the regular PGA Tour, look back at his victories on this iconic layout. read more ...


Tiger Generation Has Taken Over in Golf

Golf is becoming increasingly dominated by players in their 20s, a generation who grew up when Tiger Woods was at his peak. Derek Clements takes a closer look at this 'Tiger Generation' and the success they are having on tour. read more ...


Farmers Insurance Open Preview, Picks & Analysis

Torrey Pines is a very special place, not least because it is where Tiger Woods won the last of his 14 major titles, the US Open, 10 years ago. It is also the home of the Farmers Insurance Open, a tournament that Woods has won seven times. How fitting then that it should also be the venue for his latest, much-awaited comeback. read more ...


Spieth Relishes Return to Action of Tiger Woods

Golf needs Tiger Woods more than Tiger Woods needs golf. If you doubt it, ask yourself why so many of his rivals are so excited about the great man’s return to competitive action. Open champion Jordan Spieth is just the latest to go on record as saying that he cannot wait to see the 14-time major champion striding the fairways again. read more ...


Tiger Optimistic for Success in 2018

Something strange has happened to Tiger Woods. One of the world’s most private individuals, a sportsman who has never before shared his innermost thoughts with the world, suddenly cannot stop talking. And what a refreshing change it makes. read more ...


Tiger Woods to Fly Solo After Parting Company with Swing Coach

So what are we to make of the news that Tiger Woods has split from his coach Chris Como?  Derek Clements looks back at past coaches and records. read more ...


Tiger Woods Remains a Box Office TV Draw

Tiger remains Box Office. Believe it or believe it not, more people watched his return at the Hero World Challenge on NBC and the Golf Channel in America than watched any other tournament on the PGA Tour in 2017. read more ...


Norman Believes Tiger Needs to Manage His Expectations in Comeback

And so it goes on. Greg Norman, the former world number one, is the latest to weigh in with his views on the possibility of Tiger Woods being able to make a successful return to the winners’ circle. read more ...


Golf and Sport Reacts to Tiger Comeback as He Expects Open Return at Carnoustie

Everyone has got an opinion on Tiger Woods' return to golf last week, including the man himself, who is now looking forward to an expected return to the Open Championship at Carnoustie. Derek Clements reflects on the responses from across golf and sport. read more ...


Comeback Suggests Tiger's Latest Return May Not Be False Dawn

Tiger Woods largely impressed - and surprised - during his return to golf at the Hero World Challenge. Reflecting on previous comebacks, Golfshake's Kieran Clark believes this latest one feels significantly different and may suggest a glorious final chapter for the 14-time major champion. read more ...


Fowler Shoots 61 to Win in Paradise but Woods is the Real Hero

Rickie Fowler stole the limelight from comeback kid Tiger Woods, firing an incredible final round of 61 to win the Hero World Challenge at Albany in the Bahamas. Fowler began the final round seven shots behind leader Charley Hoffman and finished four ahead of his fellow American. read more ...


Positive Reports on Tiger Ahead of Comeback

The internet is alive with reports of how well Tiger Woods is hitting the ball ahead of his long-awaited comeback at the Hero Challenge in the Bahamas – especially after he played in a four ball with Dustin Johnson, Brad Faxon and some guy called Trump. read more ...


Hero World Challenge Preview, Picks & Analysis

There is only one story in town this week - the comeback of a certain Tiger Woods at his own tournament, the Hero World Challenge in the Bahamas. Derek Clements looks ahead to what promises to be a compelling event as the 14-time major champion begins his latest return to golf. read more ...


When Tiger Says Golf Ball is Going Too Far We Should Pay Attention

Does the modern golf ball go too far? That is the view of 14-time major champion Tiger Woods, who recently commented on the subject and the issues that it raises. Golfshake's Derek Clements believes that we should sit up and take note of these words that have been echoed by figures including Jack Nicklaus. read more ...


Will Tiger Emerge From the Woods and Remind Us How Good He Once Was?

Tiger Woods is to make his latest comeback in the Hero Challenge to be played in the Bahamas at the end of November - and, unsurprisingly, social media is alive with anticipation. Derek Clements reports on the challenges that the 14-time major champion faces. read more ...


Tiger Woods Announces Latest Return to Competitive Golf

Nine months after withdrawing from the Dubai Desert Classic, Tiger Woods has announced that he will be making his latest comeback to professional golf at next month’s Hero World Challenge. read more ...


Should We Be Excited by Those Swing Clips of Tiger?

There has been much excitement on social media about the footage posted by Tiger Woods showing that he is now once again fit enough to be hitting drivers. This came less than a week after he posted slow-motion film of him hitting irons. read more ...


Tiger Has Nothing Left to Prove and His Legacy is Secure

If, as he suggested might be the case, Tiger Woods never again plays a competitive round of golf, it will be a shame for us, but what an incredible legacy he leaves behind. Golfshake's Derek Clements pays tribute to the 14-time major champion's legendary career. read more ...


Tiger Set to Step Back Into Positive Limelight at Presidents Cup

Tiger Woods looks set to step back into the public environment of competitive golf next month at the Presidents Cup in New Jersey, when he is expected to serve as one of Steve Stricker's assistant captains for the United States team. read more ...


Tiger Woods to Miss 2017 Masters Tournament

Four-time champion Tiger Woods has confirmed that he will not be competing in next week's Masters Tournament at Augusta National, which comes a momentous 20 years after his historic first major championship victory that has long been considered a watershed moment for the game.  read more ...


Greatest Arnold Palmer Invitational Moments

This week's Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill is a celebration of the incredible legacy left behind by the legendary host, and it's worth remembering some of the memorable moments and finishes that we have seen in this event. read more ...


Rory Feels Sorry for Tiger Woods

Rory McIlroy's making his return to competitive golf this week, but took some time to address a number of hot topics in the game, most notably Tiger Woods and Donald Trump. We take a closer look at what the Northern Irishman had to say. read more ...


Tiger Withdraws From Next Two PGA Tour Events

Following his missed cut at Torrey Pines and subsequent withdrawal in Dubai, Tiger Woods has confirmed that he won't be playing in the Genesis Open or Honda Classic, citing back spasms. Does this latest setback signal the end for the 14-time major champion? read more ...


Does Tiger Woods Have the Yips?

Does Tiger have the yips? That's the view of golf's most opinionated nine-time major champion, Gary Player, who traces the former world number one's woes back many years. Others have expressed a variety of potential explanations. read more ...


Golf World Reacts to Tiger's Latest WD

Tiger Woods has withdrawn from the Dubai Desert Classic, citing back spasms. It's a huge setback early in his latest comeback, and raises significant questions about his potential future in the game. read more ...


Dubai Desert Classic Preview, Picks & Analysis

Tiger's comeback moves onto the Dubai Desert Classic, which he previously won in 2006 and 2008. Danny Willett is the defending champion, but Henrik Stenson is likely to be favourite. Derek Clements looks ahead to a huge week. read more ...


Tiger's Comeback Cut Short at Torrey Pines

Tiger's comeback at Torrey Pines didn't go entirely to plan, with the 14-time major champion missed the cut by four shots. Next up is Dubai for the 41-year-old. Derek Clements assesses the golf legend's form going into this week and beyond. read more ...


Tiger Not Shining Brightly After First Round at Torrey Pines

Tiger Woods made his return to the PGA Tour on Thursday, but it didn't go entirely to plan as he slumped on the back-nine to shoot 76 at Torrey Pines. Derek Clements reports on the first step of the legend's comeback run. read more ...


Farmers Insurance Open Preview, Picks & Analysis

Tiger Woods makes his first appearance of 2017 at one of his favourite venues, Torrey Pines. The 14-time major champion will be facing a strong field, but what are his chances of success? Derek Clements previews the event. read more ...


Tiger Woods Ready To Roll at Riviera in 2017

Following his recent comeback at the Hero Challenge, Tiger Woods has confirmed that he will play in the Genesis Open at Riviera Country Club in February. Derek Clements looks at his chances of success in 2017. read more ...


Golfers Who Fell Off A Cliff

Players can triumph in major championships and dominate the game, but that is no guarantee of future success. Despite having it all, form can desert even the best. Derek Clements looks back on some examples. read more ...


Assessing Tiger's Comeback Performance

Tiger Woods returned to competitive golf after 16 months, but how successful was the 14-time major champion's latest comeback? Derek Clements assesses each aspect of his game and how things bode going forward. read more ...


Matsuyama Triumphs as Tiger Returns at Hero Challenge

Tiger Woods made his long awaited return to the game, but it was Hideki Matsuyama who continued his stunning run of international form to claim victory at the Hero Challenge. The Japanese star's fourth triumph in his last five events. read more ...


Tiger's Best Shots on the PGA Tour

We take a look back at some of the greatest shots of Tiger's career on the PGA Tour, excluding what he achieved in majors, as a welcome reminder of just how incredbible he was at his peak. read more ...


Will Tiger Return with a Roar or Whimper?

All eyes are on Tiger Woods as he makes his first competitive appearance in 16 months at the Hero Challenge in the Bahamas, with the 14-time major champion included in a strong field of 18.  read more ...


Tiger's Best Shot

Everyone remembers Tiger's stunning chip on the 16th at the Masters in 2005, but fewer recall another remarkable shot that he played in the 2001 World Cup in Japan. It was arguably the best pressure moment of his career. read more ...


An open letter to Tiger Woods

Sports Journalist Derek Clements writes an open letter to Tiger Woods who appears to be lost in the woods once again. read more ...


Tiger is Coming Back and Write Him Off at Your Peril

Tiger Woods has announced he will make a comeback to competitive golf later this year. There is both excitement and anxiety of what might happen. However, for Golfshake's Derek Clements, we shouldn't write him off just yet. read more ...


2008 US Open: Tiger's Incredible Resolve

The 2008 US Open was Tiger Woods' 14th and last major championship victory. Despite the success that came before, it may also have been his most impressive. Take a look back at that thrilling week. read more ...


Tiger Woods 2000 US Open: The Greatest Golf Ever Played

It's now been 16 years since Tiger Woods mesmerised the golf world at Pebble Beach. Winning the US Open by an astonishing 15 shots, relive the greatest golf ever played. Shot by shot. read more ...


Tiger Offers Glimmer Of Hope That He May Soon Be Back

Derek Clements reports on the latest Tiger sightings, and the indications that the 14-time major champion is preparing to make his latest comeback to the game that he dominated for so long. read more ...


Look back at Tiger's eight incredible wins at Bay Hill

Though absent from this year's Arnold Palmer Invitational, the shadow of Tiger Woods continues to loom over Bay Hill, with his incredible eight victories defining the event almost as much as the legendary host himself. read more ...


11-year-old boy stuns Tiger Woods with hole in one at his new golf course

11-year-old Taylor Crozier incredibly holed the inaugural tee shot at the newly opened Playgrounds Course at Tiger Woods' Bluejack National in Texas. The 14-time major champion was there watching on. read more ...



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