Fifteen-time main champion Tiger Woods will return to the golf course subsequent week on the Genesis Invitational.
Woods introduced Friday on Twitter he’s ready to play in his first PGA event of the yr.
“I am able to play an ACTUAL PGA Tour occasion subsequent week [at The Genesis Invitational],” Woods wrote.
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Will probably be Woods’ first official match since he missed the cut on the 2022 British Open in July.
Woods returned to play in three majors in 2022 after struggling important accidents in a February 2021 automotive crash.
Late final yr, he performed in The Match with Rory McIlroy in opposition to Jordan Spieth and Justin Thomas and teamed up together with his son on the PNC Championship in Orlando, Florida. Each occasions had been in December, and Woods was in a position to make use of a golf cart through the rounds.
Woods was pressured to withdraw from the Hero World Challenge, an occasion he hosted in early December, as a consequence of plantar fasciitis in his foot.
“It has been rather a lot tougher than folks in all probability think about,” Woods stated Dec. 18, in response to ESPN. “There’s a few of the gamers who’re very near me know what I’ve sort of gone by way of, and so they’re those that maintain encouraging me to again off just a little bit. However that is probably not in my nature. My nature is attempting to get higher. And I’ve. And thru work ethic, I used to be in a position to, as I stated, play and compete in three main championships this yr.
“And this offseason hasn’t actually been an offseason. … As you’ve got seen, I can hit golf balls. I can do all that. I can observe at residence. I can hit photographs across the inexperienced. I can do all that. I simply cannot get from level A to level B.”
The Genesis Invitational is ready to happen Feb. 16-19 on the Riviera Nation Membership in Los Angeles