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US Open: Tiger Woods registers to play at year's second major

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Tiger Woods won his 14th and most recent major back in 2008



Tiger Woods has formally registered to play in the US Open, suggesting he is close to a return to competitive golf.

The 14-time major championship winner has had three operations to fix back problems and last played a tournament in August 2015.

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Masters tee times: Rory McIlroy with Martin Kaymer and Bill Haas

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The Masters is the only major Rory McIlroy is yet to win



World number three Rory McIlroy has been grouped with Germany's Martin Kaymer and American Bill Haas for the first two rounds of the Masters.

Northern Irishman McIlroy, 26, will tee off at 19:01 BST on Thursday and 16:05 BST on Friday as he looks to complete a career Grand Slam of majors.

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Steve Williams: Tiger Woods' ex-caddie thinks old boss can still win

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Tiger Woods ended his 12-year partnership with caddie Steve Williams after their relationship became strained



As Steve Williams prepares to help Adam Scott's quest for a second Masters title, the Kiwi caddie says his old boss Tiger Woods can still return to winning ways.

But in a BBC interview, Williams cast doubt on whether the 40-year-old can win another major and suggested Woods' current fitness problems might have been self-inflicted.

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