Sport Tiger Woods commits to play Memorial for next tournament

19:40  16 may  2018
19:40  16 may  2018 Source:   omnisport.performgroup.com

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Tiger Woods firmed up his upcoming playing plans on Wednesday by committing to five tournaments : the U.S. Open, British Open, Memorial tournament , Greenbrier Classic and Quicken Loans National.

Tiger Woods confirmed on Wednesday what had already been suspected, officially committing to defend his title at the Memorial . Although I'm not 100 percent, I feel much better and look forward to competing next week." Following the Memorial , Woods has already committed to play the U.S

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Fresh off a strong showing at the Players Championship, Tiger Woods has committed to playing the Memorial Tournament at Muirfield Village in Ohio.

A tweet from the Memorial's official account on Wednesday read, in part: "HE'S BACK! Who else is excited??"

The tournament, which runs from May 31 to June 3, features another strong field. New world number one Justin Thomas joins Rory McIlroy, Dustin Johnson and Jason Day among those already committed to feature in an event that holds a special place on the PGA Tour as it is hosted by Hall of Famer Jack Nicklaus.

Woods will make his 15th trip to the Memorial, a tournament he has won five times, most recently in 2012. Perhaps more importantly, it will mark his eighth event of 2018 and he has also committed to play in the U.S. Open next month.

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With the two starts, Tiger Woods will play four of five weeks, an encouraging nod to the status of his surgically repaired back. Post to Facebook. To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs. Tiger Woods commits to next two tournaments

Tiger Woods will return to competition next week at the Wells Fargo Championship at Quail Hollow Golf Club in Charlotte, North Carolina, he announced Thursday. Woods last played in the tournament in 2012 and won the event there in 2007. Additionally, Woods committed to The Players

That puts him on a pace to play the most events since his 2013 season, when he last won on the PGA Tour and topped the world rankings.

Not only is he playing more frequently in his return from another back surgery, Woods is also proving competitive.

After making the cut on the number at Sawgrass last week, he shot 65 and 69 on Sunday - moving up to second place at one stage before eventually finishing in a tie for 11th.

In his last six starts, Woods has recorded four top-12 finishes.

Upbeat Tiger 'not that far off' winning tournaments .
At one point on Sunday, Tiger Woods looked capable of pulling off a shock victory. "He'll win sometime soon enough," said Jordan Spieth.Tiger Woods believes he is "not that far off from winning golf tournaments" after a fine weekend at the Players Championship.

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