Woods to return to golf at Hero World Challenge


Tiger Woods is back.

The former world’s No. 1 golfer and 14-time major winner announced on Twitter Monday that he will play in the Hero World Challenge. The event, which Woods’ foundation hosts, will take place Nov. 30-Dec. 3 in the Bahamas. He will team with Daniel Berger.

Woods has not played competitively in nine months after back surgery. He last played in the Dubai Desert Classic on Feb. 3 but withdrew due to back spasms. Woods had spinal fusion surgery, the fourth procedure on his back, in April. He recently began posting videos of him swing a golf club of varying increasing degrees.

Woods tweeted: “I’d like to thank the committee of 1 for picking myself and Daniel Berger to play in this years #HeroWorldChallenge.”


Reader Comments ...


Next Up in Sports

Denver Broncos players respond to being called ‘soft’ by GM John Elway
Denver Broncos players respond to being called ‘soft’ by GM John Elway

Denver Broncos general manager John Elway is one of the most competitive individuals in the National Football League. Knowing that, it should come as no surprise that the Hall of Fame quarterback-turned-executive isn’t pleased with the way the Broncos’ 2017 season is playing out. On Friday night, following...
Report: Ole Miss DB Deontay Anderson seeks transfer release after claim he was misled on NCAA investigation
Report: Ole Miss DB Deontay Anderson seeks transfer release after claim he was misled on NCAA investigation

Ole Miss DB Deontay Anderson reportedly no longer wants to be a part of the Ole Miss program. Per a report from USA Today’s Dan Wolken, the talented safety is seeking an immediate and  full transfer release from the program on the grounds of allegedly being misled about the NCAA investigation into the Rebels football...
Cowboys LB Anthony Hitchens leaves game against Eagles with injury
Cowboys LB Anthony Hitchens leaves game against Eagles with injury

Dallas Cowboys linebacker Anthony Hitchens was supposed to be the difference maker with linebacker Sean Lee injured. The Cowboys’ defense always suffers when Lee goes out, but this time a healthy Hitchens was supposed to be able to help keep the ship afloat while Lee recovers. Hitchens went down on Sunday against the Philadelphia...
Ohio State recruiting: Florida prospect visits to gauge November weather, thoughts on official visitors
Ohio State recruiting: Florida prospect visits to gauge November weather, thoughts on official visitors

Recruiting never stops, and if you take a day off, you fall behind. Join us every night for a daily recap of Ohio State recruiting news, insight on what’s happening behind the scenes and a glimpse at what’s coming next. If you’re looking for ways to truly gauge a player’s interest in a college...
Florida AD Scott Stricklin, President Kent Fuchs and others return from visit to N.H.: Won’t confirm meeting with Chip Kelly
Florida AD Scott Stricklin, President Kent Fuchs and others return from visit to N.H.: Won’t confirm meeting with Chip Kelly

OCALA, Fla. — As social media buzzed about a chartered plane booked for a return flight from Portsmouth, N.H., to Ocala on Sunday night, about 10 Florida football fans lined up outside of small airstrip to see if Chip Kelly was indeed on the plane. Kelly, the former Oregon and NFL head coach rumored and reported to be the Gators&rsquo...
More Stories