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Tiger 'in good spirits' after procedures

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ROLLING HILLS ESTATES, Calif. (AP) With short, sure strokes of a flathead ax, firefighter Cole Gomoll methodically chopped along the edge of the SUV's broken windshield as golf icon Tiger Woods - tangled up in his seatbelt and covered in a sheet to avoid shards of glass - waited in shock inside the mangled wreck.

When Gomoll had cut a long, continuous line to the end of the glass, he and another Los Angeles County firefighter peeled back the windshield. The 6-lb (2.7-kilogram), 36-inch-long (91-centimeter-long) ax went down, and the backboard was swapped in.

Within minutes, the ambulance had raced away, bound for the trauma center with its famous patient in the back.

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Late run of birdies puts Koepka up by 1

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) Brooks Koepka hit one his worst tee shots of the day that barely cleared the water on the 15th hole. That turned out to be the start of three straight birdies that led to a 6-under 66 and a one-shot lead Friday in the Workday Championship.

In some respects, that's how his recent surge has been. Read More...

Mickelson in contention after 70

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) Phil Mickelson waded into the mud after his tee shot on Tucson National's 15th hole trickled into a pond. He adjusted his feet for balance and punched a 9-iron down the fairway, earning applause from playing partner Fred Couples.

Another 9-iron on the par 5 to 4 feet and, after wiping off his shoes, an improbable birdie. Read More...

Sorenstam makes cut with 71 at Lake Nona

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) Annika Sorenstam went more than 12 years without playing on the LPGA Tour. Now she gets two more days.

Sorenstam made three birdies after making the turn Friday at Lake Nona and posted a 1-under 71 in the Gainbridge LPGA. And even with the wrong ruling the previous day that led to an extra stroke, she still made the cut on the number. Read More...

Wu birdies last 2 for Puerto Rico lead

RIO GRANDE, Puerto Rico (AP) Brandon Wu birdied the final two holes for a 5-under 67 and the second-round lead Friday in the PGA Tour's Puerto Rico Open.

Wu played the back nine in 4 under at windy Grand Reserve. He birdied the par-4 12th, par-5 15th, par-4 17th and par-5 18th to reach 11-under 133. Read More...

Tiger transferred to Cedars-Sinai in LA

LOS ANGELES (AP) Tiger Woods was moved Thursday to another Los Angeles hospital after undergoing surgery to his right leg after being badly injured in a car crash.

Harbor-UCLA Medical Center said Woods was transferred to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center for "continuing orthopedic care and recovery." Read More...

Woods unlikely to be charged for crash

LOS ANGELES (AP) The Los Angeles County sheriff on Wednesday characterized the crash that seriously injured Tiger Woods as "purely an accident" and appeared to rule out any potential criminal charges even as authorities were still investigating.

Deputies saw no evidence the golf star was impaired by drugs or alcohol after Tuesday's rollover wreck on a downhill stretch of road known for crashes, Sheriff Alex Villanueva said. Read More...

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