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Tigers Woods to make season debut at The Genesis Invitational | Golf Information

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Tiger Woods will make his season debut at The Genesis Invitational subsequent week, dwell on Sky Sports activities.

The looks can be Woods’ first since he final competed in an official PGA Tour occasion on the 2023 Masters.

The 15-time main winner introduced on social media that he was “excited to be a enjoying host” at Riviera Nation Membership – in a event which advantages his basis – as he continues his newest comeback from harm.


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Woods underwent ankle surgical procedure in April final 12 months after withdrawing from the Masters throughout the third spherical and didn’t compete once more till the Hero World Problem in December.

The Genesis Invitational is likely one of the PGA Tour’s signature occasions, with limited-field occasions and providing elevated purses, with Woods anticipated to take one of many 4 sponsor exemptions accessible to finish the line-up.

Adam Scott, Justin Thomas and Will Zalatoris have already been confirmed as sponsor exemptions, with Woods now more likely to be named as the ultimate participant when the sphere is formally launched on Friday night.

Woods used final 12 months’s occasion to mark his first PGA Tour look outdoors of a serious because the Zozo Championship in October 2020, having struggled with accidents lately and performed a restricted schedule since February 2021’s automotive crash.

The occasion is the place Woods made his PGA Tour debut as a 16-year-old beginner in 1992.

What ought to we anticipate from Woods in 2024?

Woods completed 18th on the Hero World Problem in December, his first begin since present process ankle surgical procedure after withdrawing from The Masters in April, then partnered his son Charlie to a tied-fifth end on the PNC Championship later that month.

The 48-year-old has mentioned he was focusing on ‘a event a month’ over the forthcoming season, with an look at Riviera and an occasion on the Florida Swing – potential The Gamers – sensible begins forward of the key season getting underneath method with The Masters from April 11-14.

Woods would possible characteristic within the PGA Championship from Might 16-19 at Valhalla, the place he lifted the Wanamaker Trophy in 2000 as a part of the ‘Tiger Slam’, though at present doesn’t maintain computerized qualification into the US Open the next month.

The USGA would possible provide Woods an exemption ought to he fail to earn a spot himself over the approaching months, with the previous world No 1 then more likely to compete at The 152th Open this July.

Watch Tiger Woods in motion all through 2024 dwell on Sky Sports activities. The Genesis Invitational is dwell from February 15-18. Stream the majors, PGA Tour, DP World Tour, LPGA Tour and more on NOW.

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