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  1. Tiger's ex-caddie: I was sometimes treated like a 'slave'


    WELLINGTON, New Zealand — Tiger Woods' former caddie Steve Williams says in his autobiography he was sometimes treated as a "slave" on the course and was "hung out to dry" by Woods' management when the golfer's marital infidelities were revealed in 2009.

    Steve Williams was Tiger Woods’ caddie from 1999-2011.
  2. Hedly news offlead runs here @ 4/36/1, plz


    PALM BEACH GARDENS — Whether he was piling up majors or playing so poorly that he lost his PGA Tour card, Padraig Harrington never wavered from one golf goal. Just get him anywhere near the lead with nine holes to play, and he would take his chances.

  3. Two share lead in suspended final round of Honda Classic


    PALM BEACH GARDENS — Ian Poulter didn't realize he had a three-shot lead in the Honda Classic, only that he was playing well enough to feel like he was in control of his game and the tournament.

    One shank changed everything Sunday.

    Ian Poulter loses a three-shot lead in the Honda Classic’s final round but gets back into a tie atop the leaderboard before the round is suspended because of darkness. Barring more weather problems, the round will be finished today.
  4. Padraig Harrington leads at rain-delayed Honda Classic


    PALM BEACH GARDENS — Padraig Harrington on Saturday became a 36-hole leader on the PGA Tour for the first time in nearly five years, and he knew he has a long way to go.

    Padraig Harrington, who has won’t on the PGA Tour in almost seven years, leads by one at the rain-delayed Honda Classic.
  5. Rory McIlroy to miss cut at Honda Classic


    PALM BEACH GARDENS — Rory McIlroy's first PGA Tour event in five months lasted two days.

    Rory McIlroy shoots 4-over 74 in Round 2 of the Honda Classic and at 7 over total will miss the cut at the rain-delayed event.
  6. Wind rules the day at PGA's Honda Classic in South Florida


    PALM BEACH GARDENS — Playing in America for the first time this year, Rory McIlroy's first shot was a 2-iron out of play.

    Rory Mcllroy points out the direction of his errant 2-iron drive that ends up going out of bounds on the first hole.
  7. James Hahn wins first PGA title with playoff win at Northern Trust Open


    LOS ANGELES — James Hahn turned in the performance of his life Sunday at the Northern Trust Open.

  8. Nicklaus to Tiger Woods: 'Problem between ears'


    Jack Nicklaus isn't ruling out Tiger Woods breaking his record of 18 major championships, provided he rediscovers his game.

    He’s close: Retief Goosen takes a two-shot lead into today’s final round of the Northern Trust Open. It has been nearly six years since his last victory.
  9. Retief Goosen grabs lead after second round at Riviera


    LOS ANGELES — Retief Goosen handled the tough conditions at Riviera so well on Friday that it brought back some fond memories.

    Retief Goosen has his first 36-hole lead in more than four years.
  10. Singh, Goosen among Northern Trust leaders


    LOS ANGELES — Retief Goosen and Vijay Singh, among the top five players in the world a decade ago, were part of a six-way tie for the lead in the Northern Trust Open in what amounted to "throwback Thursday" at Riviera Country Club.



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