Tiger and the tragedy at Winged Foot: the moment an icon went ...

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Tiger and the tragedy at Winged Foot: the moment an icon went dark

His last US Open there was mired in grief. Now, age and injury are against him at a course that suits him so well

James Corrigan

The last time Winged Foot hosted the US Open, history was made on the Friday night when Tiger Woods missed his first cut as a professional.

Yet as the 15-time major champion reminded us all on Tuesday, the scenario was infinitely a more sorrowful landscape than merely a sporting run coming to an end.

“I was still dealing with the death of my dad,” he said...

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