It has been nearly six months since Tiger Woods underwent his fourth back surgery and his latest update is both promising and worrisome at the same time. According to Woods, he is chipping and putting everyday, but he is still not taking full swings and he still can't hit the ball farther than 60 yards. "I’m starting to hit the ball a little further – 60-yard shots," Woods wrote.
ATLANTA – It’s no surprise that Paul Casey is in the hunt at East Lake. In three starts at the Tour Championship he’s never finished worse than fifth. But given how eventful his last two weeks have been, his rounds of 66-67 for a share of the lead with Justin Thomas and Webb Simpson are even more impressive. Before leaving his home in Arizona to play the second playoff stop, Casey’s wife, Pollyanna, gave birth to the couple’s second child, a girl named Astaria, on Sept. 11. After finishing tied for 33rd last week at the BMW Championship, Casey traveled to Atlanta for the finale and admitted on Friday he can’t wait to get home. “It's pretty good. It would be nicer if I was at home with my daughter
"The last couple of months haven't been easy for me but I've just tried to do my best and it's paid off." 'Hate giving up' Nordqvist has had 12 top-10 major finishes since her breakthrough triumph at the 2009 LPGA Championship, and only a contentious two-shot penalty stopped her contending for the 2016 US Open trophy. She has had to watch and wait while a succession of new, younger names have clinched the LPGA Tour's biggest titles. "Yeah, the US Open was obviously tough, but I kind of left it behind me as soon as I was leaving the parking lot," said Nordqvist, who climbed from 13th to number four in the world. "It's just unfortunate what happened. I didn't get the trophy but I knew I was close