Golf

Woods has more back surgery

The 41-year-old said in a statement he had an operation to alleviate "ongoing pain in his back and leg".

"The surgery went well, and I'm optimistic this will relieve my back spasms and pain," the 14-time major winner announced on his official website.

"When healed, I look forward to getting back to a normal life, playing with my kids, competing in professional golf and living without the pain I have been battling so long."

Woods has not played competitively since withdrawing from the Dubai Desert Classic at the start of February due to back spasms.

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Admit women or lose Tokyo Olympics golf, IOC tells club

The private Kasumigaseki Country Club in Saitama prefecture, which is set to host both men's and women's tournaments in July and August 2020, forbids women from playing on Sundays and excludes them from becoming full members.

Coates, who is head of the coordination commission which oversees preparations for the Games, said he had only become aware of the issue on his last visit to Tokyo at the end of last year and that organisers were now aware of the IOC's stance.

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Momase junior golf clinic a hit

Bolton conducted the training clinics in Lae, Ramu and Madang recently with the support of the BSP Junior Golf Development Program.

He was pleased with the outcome and attributed the success to the golfers’ commitment in participation and training.

“The kids are keen to learn and are spending time with trainers, resulting in positive outcomes,” he said.

He also believes there is potential and is optimistic that elite golfers will come out of the Momase region.

Daffodil Cup raises K100 000 for cancer

The challenge, mainly sponsored by Oil Search Limited, was a success with 28 corporate companies taking part.

The funds will go towards awareness and educating the communities in the cities and rural areas of PNG.

CFPNG chief executive officer Dadi Toka Jnr encouraged the public to be part of the awareness by attending the educational programs carried out nationwide.

“We go out with the message cancer being a lifestyle disease and you can take some preventative measures by changing your lifestyle."