• Rose rebounds from injury with Friday 66
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    Rose rebounds from injury with Friday 66

    ATLANTA – Justin Rose awoke Wednesday morning with an aching left shoulder and figured he must have slept on it wrong. When he woke on Thursday for Round 1 at the Tour Championship his level of concern elevated dramatically. “For some reason it got really bad overnight Wednesday and woke up just really struggling Thursday morning,” said Rose, who opened with a 2-under 68. “My whole team worked really hard around me to rally, just kind of sucked it up yesterday and got through the day, weathered the storm.” Rose, who primarily teed off with his 3-wood on Thursday to limit the strain on his shoulder, said he felt better on Friday for the second round and his score reflected that improvement. The

  • Casey complicates FedExCup scenarios
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    Casey complicates FedExCup scenarios

    ATLANTA – A PGA Tour official approached Paul Casey, the 54-hole leader at the Tour Championship, following his Saturday 65 and began running through the various scenarios that could end with him winning the FedExCup. “I said it's all irrelevant if I don't get the job done,” said Casey, who leads Kevin Kisner and Xander Schauffele by two strokes. Casey’s competitive blinders aside, the scenarios that lead to the Englishman hoisting the $10 million check are much more complicated. Casey can win the Tour Championship and be crowned the season-long champion if points-leader Jordan Spieth, who is currently tied for 13th place, finishes fifth or worse. At second on the points list, if Justin Thomas,

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    Tiger Woods hitting 60-yard shots, still no timetable for return

    Tiger Woods still isn't hitting full golf shots and doesn't have a timetable for his return to competitive golf, but other aspects of his attempted comeback from a fourth back surgery sound more optimistic, according to a Friday morning post on his personal website. "I'm starting to hit the ball a little further -- 60-yard shots. I have not taken a full swing since my back fusion surgery last April, but continue to chip and putt every day," Woods wrote. "I'm working out six days a week, alternating between the treadmill, bike riding, swimming and lifting twice a day. My muscle tone is coming back, but I'm not in golf shape yet. That's going to take time." He revealed that an impending six-month