'I Will Be There For St Andrews' - Tiger Woods To Play 150th Open Championship

The 15-time Major winner confirmed he'll play the 150th Open at St Andrews in July

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Tiger Woods has confirmed he will tee it up at St Andrews in July for the 150th Open Championship.

Woods completed four rounds at the 2022 Masters after a remarkable comeback following his car accident in February last year. The 15-time Major winner finished the week at 13-over-par and made his 22nd consecutive cut at Augusta National. He told Sky Sports after his round that he'll be teeing it up at this year's Open after his incredible Masters return.

Woods told Sky Sports Golf's Cara Banks of his Open plans and also said he is unsure of whether he'll play next month's PGA Championship at Southern Hills in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

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The two-time St Andrews champion in 2000 and 2005 said the course was his favourite in the world when speaking to the media at the 2021 Hero World Challenge. “I would love to play at St. Andrews, there's no doubt about it,” he said. "It’s my favourite golf course in the world. To be a two-time Open champion there and even just being a part of the Champions Dinner is really neat.

“I got to attend my first one in '05 and it was pretty neat to be a part of. Peter Thomson was still alive, and I sat right next to him and to hear him tell stories of when he came over and he played and shots he played and how he did it, that was awesome. Those dinners are priceless and those stories, listening to them talk about how they played, when they played it and what they did, it's just an honor to be a part of a room like that.

Woods has won three Open Championships, in 2000 and 2005 at St Andrews and in 2006 at Royal Liverpool.

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Elliott Heath
Elliott Heath

Elliott Heath is our Senior Staff Writer and has been with Golf Monthly since early 2016. He graduated in Sports Journalism in 2016 and currently manages the Golf Monthly news, courses and travel sections as well as our large Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages. Elliott has interviewed some huge names in the golf world including Sergio Garcia, Thomas Bjorn, Bernd Wiesberger and Scotty Cameron as well as a number of professionals on the DP World and PGA Tours. He has also covered the 2022 Masters from Augusta National as well as three Open Championships including at Carnoustie in 2018 when he was inside the ropes with Tiger Woods. He has played 31 of our Top 100 golf courses, with his favourites being both Sunningdales, Woodhall Spa, Old Head and Alwoodley. He currently plays at West Byfleet Golf Club in Surrey, where his handicap index floats anywhere between 4-6. His golfing highlight is making albatross on the 9th hole on the Hotchkin Course at Woodhall Spa, and he has made one hole-in-one.

Elliott is currently playing:

Driver: Honma TR20

3 wood: TaylorMade SIM2 Max

2 iron: Mizuno MP-18 MMC Fli-Hi

Irons: Mizuno MP5 4-PW

Wedges: Cleveland RTX ZipCore 50, 54, 58

Putter: Odyssey White Hot OG #5

Ball: Titleist Pro V1x