Tiger Woods introduced on Thursday that he’ll compete at subsequent week’s Memorial Match in Dublin, Ohio, the 15-time main champion’s first PGA Tour occasion in 5 months.
“I am wanting ahead to enjoying within the @MemorialGolf subsequent week,” Woods stated on his Twitter account. “I’ve missed going out and competing with the fellows and might’t wait to get again on the market.”
Woods final competed on the PGA Tour in mid-February when he labored by means of a final-round 77 on the Genesis Invitational the place he completed final amongst gamers who made the reduce.
The 44-year-old reigning Masters champion then skipped a variety of occasions with again points previous to the PGA Tour’s three-month COVID-19 hiatus that started in mid-March and opted to take a seat out the circuit’s first 5 occasions for the reason that break.
Woods, who’s one win shy of a record-breaking 83 PGA Tour victories, did play a Could 24 charity match with Phil Mickelson and Tremendous Bowl-winning quarterbacks Tom Brady and Peyton Manning.
The Memorial Match at Muirfield Village is among the most high-profile, non-major occasions on the PGA Tour and Woods has triumphed there a file 5 instances, most just lately in 2012.
Woods might be a part of a loaded area that additionally consists of world primary Rory McIlroy, five-times main champion Phil Mickelson, 2018 Memorial champion Bryson DeChambeau and main winners Dustin Johnson and Sergio Garcia.
The July 16-19 match was initially speculated to have a restricted variety of spectators however earlier this week the PGA Tour scrapped plans to let followers attend on account of COVID-19.