Fore Friday: Tigers Back Tweak, FedEx Cup Playoffs Continue, and a Pros Caddie Wife

Each Friday, we scour the internet looking for the very best and most interesting in the golf news and stories circulating online that week. This way,  you can always be up to date with the latest chatter when you hit the links on the weekend.

Here’s what’s happening this week in the world of golf.

Tiger’s Tweak

Tiger Woods Back Pain Could Hamper Rest of Career

Many in the golf world held their breath this week when Tiger Woods feel to his knees after a tee shot at The Barclay’s, aggravating a back that was injured, he claims, from a soft hotel room bed. However, he did finish the round and is back at the Deutsche Bank Championship this weekend.

Will Tiger’s back issues derail his career?

FedEx Cup Playoffs Continue

Adam Scott Upholds Trend; Tiger Woods Sleeping on Floor

The FedEx Cup Playoffs are in full swing, after Adam Scott won at The Barclay’s, the field now turns to TPC Boston and who might come out on top. Rory was the winner last year, but there are plenty of guys who are in the hunt to take the victory in this second round of the playoffs.

Who will end up on top come Monday in Boston?

Husband and Wife Team Make Golf History

Golf Couple’s Vows: To Love and to Honor, and to Read Greens

You don’t often see many women caddies, even on the LPGA circuit, so it comes as a surprise to many when newlyweds Patrick and Justine Reed make their way down the course, with Justine carrying the bag. Patrick won the Wyndham Championship last week, the first husband and wife team to win since the 1996 victory of Steve and Nicki Stricker.

Does a husband and wife team seem like a great idea, or a potential problem?

Surf Your Way Across a Golf Course

Kickstsarter Campaign Merges Surf and Golf 

File this under kinda awesome! Endorsed by surfing superstar Laird Hamilton (and his famous wife Gabby Reece), who also both turn out to be avid golfers, this Kickstarter campaign looks to replace the conventional golf cart. The board is akin to a giant electric skateboard, which will have a spot to hold your golf bag, have to admit, it looks pretty cool.

Would you use this to get across the greens?

Photo: Golf ChannelNYTimes, Back9Network

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