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LA Cops: Tiger Woods Was Going Twice Speed Limit

TMZ reports: Law enforcement sources tell TMZ that Tiger Woods was driving 83 MPH in a 45 mph zone at the time of the crash. They say speed was the sole cause of the crash. We’re told Tiger waived his right of privacy and authorized the release of the accident report to the public. The Sheriff’s Dept. did not get …

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Tiger Woods “Alert” After Surgery Following Crash

Los Angeles’s ABC News affiliate reports: In a career filled with remarkable comebacks, Tiger Woods faces his toughest recovery of all. The crash caused “significant” injuries all down his right leg that featured rods, pins and screws during what was described as a “long surgical procedure” at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center. Anish Mahajan, the chief medical officer, said Woods shattered tibia …

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Tiger Woods Seriously Injured In Single-Car Crash

TMZ reports: Tiger Woods was hospitalized following a bad single-car accident in L.A. County on Tuesday morning — with officials requiring the jaws of life to free him from the vehicle. “LASD responded to a single vehicle roll-over traffic collision on the border of Rolling Hills Estates and Ranchos Palos Verdes,” officials say. “The vehicle was traveling northbound on Hawthorne …

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PGA Confirms: No 2022 Championship At Trump Club

Forbes reports: The Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster has been removed as the host of the 2022 PGA Championship — one of golf’s four major championships — the organization’s president announced on Sunday night, joining the list of entities who are looking to distance themselves from outgoing U.S. President Donald Trump days after a mob of his supporters breached …

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REPORT: Trump Resort To Lose PGA Championship

New Jersey Online reports: The PGA of America will strip Donald Trump of the 2022 PGA Championship, which is scheduled to be held at Trump National Bedminster golf club in New Jersey. In a blistering column that says the golf world must sever all ties with Trump, Golfweek’s Eamon Lynch said the PGA has been debating for two years the …

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Cultist Golf Star Greg Norman Hospitalized With COVID

Orlando’s ABC News affiliate reports: Golf Hall of Famer Greg Norman shared photos on social media Friday suggesting he has been hospitalized with COVID-19. The 65-year-old Australian posted a video on Instagram on Thursday night saying he was experiencing coronavirus symptoms, then posted photos Friday showing himself in a hospital bed. “This sums it all up,” he wrote. “My Christmas …

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Sportswriter: Trump’s Golf Championships Are Fake

Vox has interviewed sportswriter Rick Reilly about his book Commander In Cheat, which made a lot of news a few months ago. A new tidbit from Reilly: Once a year, every country club has a club championship for the best players. It lasts two or three days, and it’s a big thing if you win it. The best player I …

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Tiger Woods To Receive Presidential Medal Of Freedom

The Hill reports: President Trump said Monday he will award pro golf great Tiger Woods with the Presidential Medal of Freedom on the heels of his comeback win at last weekend’s Masters Tournament. Woods’ victory on Sunday gave him his 15th major championship win and his fifth Masters title. The Week reports: Revealing interviews with more than 10 former and …

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New Book Details Trump’s Rampant Golf Cheating: He Cheats While You’re Watching And Then Lies About It

The Associated Press reports: If you’re lucky enough to play a round of golf with the president, make sure you double check the scorecard. A new book, “Commander in Cheat: How Golf Explains Trump,” by New York Times best-selling author and longtime Sports Illustrated columnist Rick Reilly is described as “an uproarious indictment of Donald Trump’s lying, cheating, and poor …

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Trump Declares Himself 2018 Golf Club Champion

Golf.com reports: Any visitor to the ornate men’s locker room at his club here, Trump International Golf Club, can see small rectangular brass plaques on his locker, recognizing him as the 1999, 2001 and 2009 club champion, and the 2012 and 2013 senior champion. And now there’s a new plaque on his locker, screwed into its stained wood with two …

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Secret Service Golf Carts Tab Nears $400,000

Government Executive reports: The Secret Service has allocated more than $90,000 for golf cart rentals in South Florida this winter, ostensibly to protect president Donald Trump while he hits the links. According to federal spending data, the agency is set to pay a Delray Beach company as much as $92,740 between now and June for an unspecified number of “golf …

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Men’s Professional Golf Gets First Publicly Out Player

The New York Post reports: Tadd Fujikawa has become the first male pro golfer to come out publicly as gay. The 27-year-old did so in a lengthy Instagram post on Tuesday, saying his timing was tied to World Suicide Prevention Day. It’s the second time Fujikawa is making a bit of golf history — he also was the youngest golfer …

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BRITAIN: Gov’t Earmarks Up To $6.6M In Security Costs Should Trump Visit His Scotland Golf Course During Trip

We’re not the only ones getting screwed by his golfing: The British government confirmed on Tuesday that it would cover up to $6.6 million in policing costs for President Trump’s potential visit to Scotland to go golfing. Liz Truss, the chief secretary of Treasury and Member of Parliament (MP) for South West Norfolk, shared a letter addressed to the Scottish …

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Serial Adulterer Celebrates Mothers Then Goes Golfing

The Hill reports: President Trump wished Americans a happy Mother’s Day in a video message on Sunday. In the 80-second video, the president spoke about his own mother, as well as the mothers throughout U.S. history whose “love and courage and devotion” he said have helped shape the nation. “America’s strength has come from the love and courage and devotion …

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Trump Golfs For 111th Time Since Taking Office

Golf News reports: Trump arrived at the DC-area golf club at 10:30 a.m., per CBS reporter Mark Knoller. The round of golf was his first of the weekend, coming after Trump made controversial remarks on Saturday night in a speech in Cleveland. Expect Trump to spend more weekends when in D.C. at this 36-hole facility which hosted the 2017 Senior …

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Trump: It’s A Beautiful Day For A Funeral

Of course he already went golfing today: President Trump said Saturday he will watch the funeral services for former First Lady Barbara Bush from his Mar-a-Lago estate in West Palm Beach, Fla. Trump has been in Florida since last weekend. He spent most of Saturday morning at his golf club. The White House said the president would skip Bush’s funeral …

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Trump Promotes His Miami Golf Course

USA Today reports: While Patrick Reed was adjusting to his new green jacket after his Masters win, President Trump tweeted his good wishes. Trump pointed out many had seen Reed shine five years ago when he won at a course he owns – Trump National Doral in Miami. But it was actually four years ago – in March 2014 – …

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Trump Golfs For 104th Time Since Taking Office

The Palm Beach Post reports: Good morning. It is party cloudy and 70 degrees in Palm Beach, with a high of 79 degrees and no rain expected today. The president arrived at Palm Beach International Airport last night and went directly to Mar-a-Lago to join his family for the Easter weekend. It’s his 16th presidential visit to Palm Beach. UPDATE …

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Trump Golfs For 100th Time Since Taking Office

CNN reports: President Donald Trump reached a presidential milestone at his Palm Beach County, Florida, golf club on Saturday: One hundred days in office at a golf club that bears his name. Trump, once a critic of presidential golfing, has ignored his own advice and made a habit of visiting some of the many golf courses emblazoned in his moniker. …

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Trump Golf Club Settles Lawsuit For $5.45 Million

Reuters reports: A Florida golf club owned by U.S. President Donald Trump agreed on Friday to pay $5.45 million to settle claims by former members that it wrongfully refused to refund their deposits when they wanted to resign. The payout is more than 94 percent of the $5.77 million that U.S. District Judge Kenneth Marra, who must approve the settlement, …

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