Tiger Woods To Make PGA Tour Return Next Week

Woods will make his first start since February next week at The Memorial

Tiger Woods To Make PGA Tour Return Next Week
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Woods will make his first start since February next week at The Memorial

Tiger Woods To Make PGA Tour Return Next Week

Tiger Woods has announced that he is teeing it up in The Memorial Tournament next week at Muirfield Village.

It will be the 15-time Major winner's first start since the Genesis Invitational in February after he skipped the Arnold Palmer Invitational and Players Championship due to injury.

"I’m looking forward to playing in the @MemorialGolf next week," Woods wrote on social media.

"I’ve missed going out and competing with the guys and can’t wait to get back out there."

We last saw Woods in The Match: Champions for Charity in May where he looked to be swinging it very nicely as he and Peyton Manning took down Phil Mickelson and Tom Brady.

Woods will be looking to pick up his second PGA Tour title of the season after winning his 82nd PGA Tour title at the Zozo Championship in Japan last October.

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The 44-year-old needs just one more triumph on the PGA Tour to become the all-time leader in wins, as he is currently level with Sam Snead.

Woods won the Memorial Tournament for the fifth time in 2012

The American might fancy his chances next week at Jack's Place as he has won the tournament five times, most recently in 2012.

The Memorial Tournament was due to be the first event since March where fans returned on-site to the PGA Tour, however that is now not happening with rising Covid-19 cases in Ohio.

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Woods currently ranks 14th in the world.

He finished T9th at the Farmers Insurance Open and 68th at the Genesis Invitational in his only two starts of 2020 so far.

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Elliott Heath is our News Editor and has been with Golf Monthly since early 2016 after graduating with a degree in Sports Journalism. He manages the Golf Monthly news team as well as our large Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages. He covered the 2022 Masters from Augusta National as well as five Open Championships on-site including the 150th at St Andrews. His first Open was in 2017 at Royal Birkdale, when he walked inside the ropes with Jordan Spieth during the Texan's memorable Claret Jug triumph. He has played 35 of our Top 100 golf courses, with his favourites being both Sunningdales, Woodhall Spa, Western Gailes, Old Head and Turnberry. He has been obsessed with the sport since the age of 8 and currently plays off of a six handicap. His golfing highlights are making albatross on the 9th hole on the Hotchkin Course at Woodhall Spa, shooting an under-par round, playing in the Aramco Team Series on the Ladies European Tour and making his one and only hole-in-one at the age of 15 - a long time ago now!

Elliott is currently playing:

Driver: Titleist TSR4

3 wood: Titleist TSi2

Hybrids: Titleist 816 H1

Irons: Mizuno MP5 5-PW

Wedges: Cleveland RTX ZipCore 50, 54, 58

Putter: Odyssey White Hot OG #5

Ball: Srixon Z Star XV