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Back on Top

ORLANDO — He’s back — atop the world golf rankings.

Tiger Woods, who has spent 623 weeks at No. 1 in the world, will return to the top spot for the first time in 29 months after his victory Monday in the Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill

Tiger Woods wins at Bay Hill, returns to No

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Tiger Adding a Tourney

Freddie gives Tiger one of the unearned spots on the 12 man team of the President’s Cup team. Tiger joins as a captain’s pick.
Tiger Woods goes hunting for his game.

This could prove interesting.

No Congressional US Open for Tiger

Tiger Woods announced Tuesday that he will miss the 2011 U.S. Open.

From Wood’s website

“I am extremely disappointed that I won’t be playing in the U.S. Open, but it’s time for me to listen to my doctors and focus on the future,” Woods said. “I was hopeful that I could play, but if I did, I risk further damage to my left leg. My knee and Achilles tendon are not fully healed. I hope to be ready for AT&T National, the next two majors and the rest of the year.”

The Open is being held in Bethesda this year at Congressional Country Club

Congressman Oscar E. Bland and O.R. Lubring of Indiana, founders of the Club, set out to provide an informal common ground where politicians and businessmen could meet as peers, unconstrained by red tape. They took their idea to Herbert Hoover, then Secretary of Commerce, who agreed to serve as Founders’ Club President and, from 1922-1923, Honorary Founding President of a soon-to-be-built Congressional Country Club. Primarily because of the determination of these original two visionaries, the Club was incorporated in December 1921. Construction of the Club took two and one-half years from concept to completion. Its international recognition, intended for the world of politics, has been achieved instead in the world of golf.

The US Open begins June 16, related events begin even sooner.