James Corrigan

James Corrigan writes about golf and other sports for The Independent.

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Tiger Woods hit a drive into a private garden after being distracted by a woman screaming

Woods turns back time to win from the front

Former world No 1 shows old authority to seal first victory in two years and become Masters favourite

I'm all ears: Hank Haney, then Tiger Woods' coach, listens intently to his charge during the 2009 US Masters at Augusta. He has since written about Woods' private life

The Last Word: Woods' whistle blower has done the dirty work for us

Haney's warts-and-all book might have been avoided had Tiger not built so many barricades

First strike: Leighton Baines scores Everton's opening goal from a free-kick

Baines leads charge to spoil Swans' home comfort

Swansea City 0 Everton 2

Tiger Woods chips out of a bunker during his return to form at the Bay Hill Invitational

Woods eclipses McDowell to surge ahead

For the first time in two and a half years, Tiger Woods is on top of an American leaderboard going into the weekend. In 2009 it would have seemed so simple. Now it is simply so enthralling.

Tiger Woods in Florida

Tiger Woods glad to be in the hunt

Tiger Woods enjoyed himself in the Florida sunshine yesterday. With a three-under-par 69, the former world No 1 was three off the clubhouse lead in the Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill.

Arnold Palmer: 'I went to the British Open to enhance interest in international golf. And to think that those people are now the top players in the world; we'd like to have them here'

Palmer peeved by Donald and McIlroy no-shows

Luke Donald and Rory McIlroy have upset the King. Arnold Palmer yesterday revealed his anger at the absence of the world's Nos 1 and 2 from the tournament bearing his name.

TIGER WOODS: The former world No 1 is not happy about a book written by his ex-coach

Woods looks in shape for Masters after making quick recovery

Tiger Woods eased concerns he would miss the first Masters of his career by coming through 18 holes of an exhibition event yesterday, just eight days after an Achilles injury forced his withdrawal from the WGC Cadillac Championship.

Captain Sam Warburton holds the Six Nations trophy during Wales’ Grand Slam celebrations

Jones hails advent of Wales' new golden age

Wales 16 France 9

Alex Cuthbert breaks through the French defence on the way to his try

Grand Slam winner on £5,000 - and that's a year

Not since the amateur days has a Grand Slam match-winner boasted such a meagre salary. In a revelation which should stun all of football's young multi-millionaires, Alex Cuthbert, Wales's try-scorer, is on £5,000 with his club. That's £5,000 a year, not a week.

Luke Donald is the new World No 1

Donald win ends Rory's reign at No 1 after just two weeks

Luke Donald grasped the world No 1 tag back off Rory McIlroy last night with victory in the Transitions Championship in Florida. The Englishman showed ice-cool nerves to win a four-man play-off and ensure he will tee off the season's first major at the top of the rankings.

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