Tiger Woods returns to competitive golf in the Hero World Challenge

tiger wood He will return to competitive golf for the first time in nearly five months when he takes part in the Hero World Challenge in the Bahamas on December 1-4, he announced on his Twitter account Wednesday.

Woods, 46, has not played since he missed the 150th Open in St Andrews on July 15. He was 47th at the Masters in April and pulled out after 54 holes at the PGA Championship in May.

The Hero World Challenge, which benefits the Woods Foundation, will be held in Albany, just outside Nassau. The 20-player field is also included Scotty SchefflerAnd the Xander ShaveliAnd the John RamAnd the Justin Thomas And the Jordan Spieth. Norway Victor Hovland He is the defending champion.

Woods announced on Wednesday that Kevin Kissner And the Tommy Fleetwood You will round off the field.

Woods is still recovering from serious injuries sustained in a car wreck outside Los Angeles in February 2021. He said doctors nearly amputated his right leg due to his injuries.

Woods announced Monday that he will play the game at Pelican Golf Course outside Tampa, Florida, on December 10. Rory McIlroy In a 12-hole match against Spieth and Thomas under the spotlight.

Woods is also expected to play his son Charlie in the PNC Championship in Orlando, Florida, on December 17-18. It has not yet been officially announced that he will be playing at the event.

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