Sport This week's winners and losers from the golf world

10:05  06 november  2017
10:05  06 november  2017 Source:   theScore

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sports 2 weeks ago theScore. There were of plenty of storylines this week on the links. Losers : Jason Dufner' s pants. The 2013 PGA champion suffered an embarrassing wardrobe malfunction Friday at the Tour Championship.

It was another hectic golf week , both on and off the course. The world No. 1 stumbled in Shanghai, a high school student was robbed of a title, and Tiger Woods took another step toward competing. Here are this this week ' s winners and losers .

a man holding a tennis racket© Action Images / Paul Childs Livepic There were plenty of big moments in the golf world this week. The PGA of America made a massive move, the Olympic champion went back-to-back on the European Tour, while a former No. 1 began the week with some good news.

Here are this week's winners and losers.

Winners:

Big Cat is back

Tiger Woods made it official Monday, announcing he'll return to competition at the Hero World Challenge in late November. It'll mark Woods' first tournament start in 300 days.

Justin Rose

The last two weeks have been pretty good for Rose, who ended a lengthy winless drought last week in China. The Englishman won his second straight event Sunday at the Turkish Airlines Open, birdieing the 69th and 70th holes of the tournament, then holed a 10-foot birdie putt at the last to win by one stroke. Rose climbed to No. 2 in the Race to Dubai, and is 32-under par over his last eights rounds.

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Dustin Johnson won the first leg of the FedEx Cup playoffs at The Northern Trust in thrilling fashion, Brooke Henderson dazzled at home in Canada, while a young American found the winner 's circle in Denmark. Here are this week ' s winners and losers from the world of golf

There were great stories this week on the links. A 41-year-old won his third career title, a firefighter will play in two majors next season, and a three-peat opportunity fell short. Here are this week ' s winners and losers from the world of golf .

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