number one wood

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a golf club (a wood) with a near vertical face that is used for hitting long shots from the tee


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The Northern Irishman will return to golf at the Abu Dhabi Championship in January, another tournament sure to be billed as a showdown between him and former world number one Woods.
Former world number one Woods, his game rejuvenated after a spell in the doldrums, partnered third-ranked Briton McIlroy for the fourth day running at the Abu Dhabi Championship and the pair looked like best buddies.
Windy conditions affected the later starters on day three at the Emirates Golf Club but former world number one Woods, who has still to win a title since returning to the sport following the indiscretions in his private life came to light in late 2009, feels he has as good a chance as anyone after a battling level-par 72 yesterday.
World number one Woods, thrashed 6&5 in the pairs the previous day, completed his match against Francesco Molinari with another birdie to finish 5&3.
World number one Woods was not quite at his best and left his bunker shot in the sand when he tried to escape from a greenside trap at the 10th.
And as McDowell added his name to the list of champions, not least former Pebble Beach winners Jack Nicklaus, Tom Watson, Tom Kite and current world number one Woods, he said he felt a new chapter opening for him after eight years as a professional on the European Tour.
Just as the controversy surrounding his private life was beginning, world number one Woods confirmed that he would be travelling to Adare Manor to compete in his good friend's tournament.
World number one Woods emerged victorious from a thrilling encounter with three-time Major winner Harrington on Sunday night as he won his seventh World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational at Firestone Country Club in Ohio.
World number two Phil Mickelson, Adam Scott of Australia and Americans Lucas Glover and Ricky Barnes joined McDowell and Weaver at one under having been at three under after 14 holes with those low scores possibly spelling trouble for world number one Woods, who had been at level par with four holes to play but finished his round with a run of double bogey, bogey, par, bogey to leave him with a four-over 74.
World number one Woods was strangely out of sorts as he slipped to a one-over 73 to join a group on 209 which included Spain's Sergio Garcia.
Not without a real scare, though, and one thing he still has to learn from world number one Woods is how to win without a wobble.
World number one Woods is favourite to lift his 13th major crown - and fifth Masters title - as the American icon closes in on legendary Jack Nicklaus' record of 18 majors.
World number one Woods improved on his first-round score of 68 to card a five-under 67 yesterday.
Garcia surged up the leader board with a stunning third round 65 to pile the pressure on World number one Woods at Hoylake yesterday.
I love playing golf under this pressure, there is nothing like representing your country and continent," smiled Garcia, who has now won more matches than World Number One Woods, David Duval and Justin Leonard combined.