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Tiger and Charlie Woods will be back on the course together for the PNC Championship soon, and don’t be surprised if the younger golfer can outdrive his legendary father. 

Tiger Woods spoke with the NBC broadcast team during the Hero World Challenge this past week and told Dan Hicks and Paul Azinger that he doesn’t want his son copying his swing to become a pro golfer one day.
Instead, Rory McIlroy is who Woods told his son to emulate.

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Tiger Woods preparing for the Open Championship in 2022. (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

“I told him, ‘Don’t copy my swing. Copy Rory’s,’” Woods said via Golf.com.
“Have you ever seen Rory off balance on a shot? No. Not ever. You can swing as hard as you want on a shot, but you need to have balance.”

Charlie Woods is just 13 years old, but he is projecting as someone to watch on tour in the near future. His swing speed is already at 117 miles per hour, which is greater than the PGA Tour average.

Tiger Woods then said that Charlie outdrove him “by a yard” at Medalist Golf Club in Florida.


Earl Woods was crucial in Tiger becoming a 15-time major champion. Now playing that role in Charlie’s life, Tiger Woods says he’s shared his father’s “you get out what you put in” mantra as his son pursues his own version of greatness in his golfing future.

As for his own playing career, Tiger Woods said he was “lucky” to get back on the course, though he had to sit out of the Hero World Challenge after dealing with plantar fasciitis.

“I can still hit the shots. If I can [walk], I can still compete with these kids. It’d be good to get one win, but I’d like to get a big one, too.”

Tiger Woods will be back on the course next week for The Match with McIlroy as his teammate against Justin Thomas and Jordan Spieth in Belleair, Florida, followed by the PNC Championship on Dec. 17-18 alongside Charlie.

NASSAU, Bahamas — Viktor Hovland won the Hero World Challenge with more excitement than he needed Sunday, clinching it with a 20-foot bogey putt on the final hole for a 3-under 69 to join tournament host Tiger Woods as the only back-to-back winners.

Hovland took a 4-shot lead at the turn when Masters champion Scottie Scheffler made double bogey on the par-5 ninth. No one got closer than 2 shots the rest of the way.

It just didn’t feel that easy.

Hovland had a 2-shot lead on the 18th when his 6-iron from the slope above a bunker turned hard left and into the water. He took a penalty drop and hit a full wedge to about 20 feet for a chance to save bogey.

Scheffler was in the sandy area right of the green, and his chip ran hard over the lip and settled 10 feet away, giving him a par putt to force a playoff if Hovland missed.

Hovland holed the bogey putt for another trophy presentation with Woods. It was far different from a year ago, when he rallied from 6 shots behind.

“It’s frigging nerve-wracking,” Hovland said with a smile. “You’re never that comfortable. I didn’t play that great on the back nine, but it was good enough.”

Woods won in 2006 and 2007 when it was held at Sherwood Country Club. He had to withdraw this week with plantar fasciitis in his right foot, instead watching in his Sunday red shirt for some drama no one was expecting.

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Viktor Hovland celebrates with Tiger Woods after joining the tournament host as the only back-to-back Hero World Challenge winners. Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images

Hovland finished at 16-under 272 and won $1 million. The victory is unofficial, but the world ranking points pushed him up three spots to No. 9.

Scheffler needed to win to return to No. 1 in the world, at least for a few weeks. Rory McIlroy was projected to finish the year at the top of the ranking regardless of the outcome.

Starting 3 shots behind, Scheffler holed a pitch from 30 yards short of the green on the par-5 sixth hole for eagle to reach 14-under par and momentarily tie for the lead. Hovland was in trouble off the tee, had to play a blind shot over a 20-foot-high dune and then holed an 18-foot birdie putt to stay one ahead.

The next hole was pivotal, the 18th notwithstanding.

Scheffler’s pitch from the bottom of the fairway on the short par-4 seventh barely got onto the green and rolled into the bunker, leading to bogey. Hovland was on the edge of a bunker and chipped to 5 feet for birdie and a 2-shot swing, restoring his lead to 3.

Scheffler’s double bogey on the ninth, which culminated with a three-putt from about 15 feet, left him 5 shots behind.

Cameron Young made a strong bid and got within 2shots at one point until he took bogey on the 16th. Xander Schauffele also made an early run until that ended with a bogey on the par-5 16th.

Scheffler ran off three straight birdies through the 16th hole to get within 2 shots, and Hovland gave him an opening on the 18th until he closed it with the big putt.

“I made it a little more exciting, I guess,” Hovland said with a smile.

Scheffler’s goal was to get within a shot before the 18th. He didn’t quite reach that, but he still had a chance.

“I said earlier in the week that I don’t like finishing second,” said Scheffler, a runner-up in the Bahamas for the second straight year who had his third runner-up finish this year. “It’s not a good feeling right now. But I’m proud of the fight.”

Scheffler still heads into the holidays with a breakthrough year behind him — the Masters among his four PGA Tour wins, No. 1 in the world longer than anyone else this year, the PGA Tour Player of the Year.

Young had a 68 and finished alone in third, followed by Schauffele (68) and Justin Thomas, who had five birdies in a six-hole stretch on the back nine to salvage a poor start and close with 70 to finish fifth.

“It’s only 20 players, but it’s the best 20 players in the world,” Hovland said. “You’ve got to play your best to win.”

Tiger Woods and about 20 PGA Tour players held a meeting before the Hero World Challenge. Looks like LIV Golf is a big threat to them. Golf Channel’s Hoggard talked about the details. “Yeah there was another meeting, we have had a lot of those lately it seems,” the Golf Channel’s Hoggard said, as quoted by golfmonthly.com.

“I spoke with a source familiar with the meeting. It happened last night, it was here on property at Albany and it lasted about two hours I was told.”

Hoggard: I was told essentially it was just a continuation

The seriousness of Tiger Woods’ intentions has once again been demonstrated in his actions.

It is evident that he understands how decisive his words can be when it comes to influencing certain changes. Woods and McIlroy are the two key men in the ‘fight’ against LIV Golf. “I was told essentially it was just a continuation of the conversation that started a few months ago in Wilmington, Delaware, when Tiger and Rory got all the game’s top players together and tried to come up with some sort of response to LIV Golf,” Hoggard said.

“Now I specifically asked Tiger Woods yesterday what his message is in these meetings and what is he telling players, and he really touches on some familiar bullet points here. He talked about playing opportunities for younger players, he talked about legacy, being able to play the major championships, and he also talked about the top players being rewarded more.

Again, these are all things we’ve heard before, but it certainly hits differently when it comes from a 15-time Major champion.” As Tiger Woods said in a recent interview, he made some suggestions that are sure to please players on the PGA Tour. The young ones, in particular, could greatly benefit from everything. We will see what will happen.

NASSAU, Bahamas – A “silly season” edition with some serious subjects, including Tiger Woods’ competitive future, more world ranking concerns and a growing divide between the PGA Tour and LIV Golf.
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The road ahead. Tiger Woods has been clear on this, probably clearer than many want to believe. Whatever his competitive future holds, it’s going to be an exceedingly limited footprint.

“The goal is to play just the major championships and maybe one or two more. That’s it. I mean, that’s physically all I can do,” Woods said.

A bout with plantar fasciitis in his right foot kept Woods from playing this week’s Hero World Challenge, which he hosts, and watching him gingerly navigate his way around Albany Resort it seems six events a year might be a tad optimistic.

Still, Woods’ presence, even as a host, is undeniable. He won this year’s Player Impact Program having played just nine rounds and had no trouble attracting the best players to his unofficial Bahamas boondoggle. His competitive career might be winding down, but his status as the game’s ultimate influencer remains undisputed.

Tom Terrific. Tom Kim has been a much-needed distraction during the most contentious year in professional golf. He impressed at the U.S. Open and Open Championship, dazzled at the Wyndham Championship for his first Tour title and then amazed at the Presidents Cup.

At 20 years young, Kim is the breath of fresh air the game desperately needed and he proved that again this week at the Hero World Challenge.

After an opening 69 left him tied for the lead he talked of “officially” meeting his hero Tiger Woods, savoring a whirlwind season and assessing his favorite K-pop band (it’s BTS, BTW). The life of a 20-year-old phenom is never boring.

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The space between. It was a significant moment this week when Woods echoed Rory McIlroy’s take on LIV Golf.

“As Rory said and I said it as well, I think [LIV CEO Greg Norman] has got to leave and then we can eventually, hopefully, have a stay between the two lawsuits and figure something out,” Woods said when asked how the two circuits could coexist.

It was no surprise that Woods and McIlroy would be reading off the same page given the duo’s role as de facto spokespersons for the Tour when it comes to the Saudi-backed league, but it doesn’t appear the opportunity for dialogue was embraced by the other side.

“First, everything has to be settled [in court]. It’s not easy now that we’re involved in a legal process, and also because they don’t prohibit everything we want,” Sergio Garcia, one of the first to join LIV Golf, told the Spanish website Marca. “If you’re sitting with someone who every time you propose something is a ‘no’ … in the end, how are you going to reach an agreement if only what they say is worth it? I don’t know how we will reach an agreement.”

Garcia pointed out that the Tour leadership, specifically Tour commissioner Jay Monahan, is also part of this conversation: “They say that Greg Norman has to go. And does Monahan have to stay or go?” he asked.

One step forward, two back.

Tweet of the week: 

At the risk of enduring the wrath of football fans around the globe, the United States did celebrate a nil-nil draw with England this World Cup, so …

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World rankle(ing). It wasn’t a great week for the new world ranking system, which was already catching heat from some of the game’s top players.

Two weeks ago, Jon Rahm called the new system “laughable” when the DP World Tour Championship received fewer world ranking points than the RSM Classic. On Tuesday, Tiger Woods joined Rahm.

“[The world ranking], it’s a flawed system. That’s something we all here recognize,” Woods said. “The field at Dubai got less points than Sea Island and more of the top players were there in Dubai, so obviously there’s a flawed system.”

At least part of the argument for why the DP World Tour finale didn’t get as many points as the RSM Classic was that the European finale was a limited field, compared to the full-field event at Sea Island Resort.

It didn’t help the ranking’s case that this week’s Hero World Challenge, which has just 20 players, received more points than the Australian Open, a full-field event.

Rory McIlroy has served as the voice of reason and cautioned the world-ranking critics to let the new system play out, but another few weeks like this might exhaust the collective’s patience.

Impact. While we’re on the subject of rankings, points and overly complicated formulas, the Tour’s Player Impact Program enjoyed a boost of confidence this week.

The reimagined program, which has come under scrutiny for a general lack of transparency, released this year’s top 20 players last week with a predictable winner atop the list.

“It is a little confusing how it works, but it does seem to work. Tiger won again, so as long as he’s winning, it’s not broken, so that’s good,” said Max Homa, who finished 14th on the list.

It’s also worth pointing out that the new list has largely removed the social media portion of the equation, which had been seen by many as the list’s most glaring flaw.

“I know the criteria’s changing now or changed with the social media aspect because everybody just thought it was a social media contest, and that’s annoying because, it was one of the categories, but it’s not like the 150th-ranked player in the world, the guy who’s not won any tournaments, not finished in the top 10 at all can just go be funny, be good on social media and he’s in the top 10 of the PIP,” said Justin Thomas, No. 4 on this year’s PIP. “Like that’s just not how it works.”

The new format is a step in the right direction but exactly “how it works” is still an uncomfortable mystery.

Jon Rahm was in disbelief. It was Masters Sunday and Rahm was playing alongside a hobbled Tiger Woods. Their morning pairing had little bearing on who would take home the green jacket — they were in the 10:50 a.m. tee time, just the fifth of the day — but drew plenty of attention anyway.

This was the first real tournament Tiger Woods had played since his 2021 car crash and he’d made an inspired run to make the cut. By Sunday, though, he was limping towards the finish line. And on the seventh hole, to Rahm’s great surprise, their twosome got put on the clock.

“We all looked at the official, like, ‘he can’t walk any faster, let’s be honest,’” he remembered on Wednesday ahead of this week’s Hero World Challenge. “Like, he was already doing an amazing job trying to move up and down those hills.”

Woods is this week’s tournament host in the Bahamas. He was scheduled to be a player-host, too, before he withdrew on Monday with plantar fasciitis, an injury directly related to his ongoing recovery from the crash. Most of the questions about playing with Woods are in the past tense, at least for now. But Rahm was glad to have been alongside him for one of his nine competitive rounds in 2022.

He had some disdain for the official who’d decided to put them on the clock — “I’m not going to mention how much we had to wait on the second shot on 8,” he remembered — but his larger point was one about Woods.

“We all joked around with the official, and then when he turned around, Tiger takes off,” he said. “And I’m looking at my caddie, like, well, this is incredible.”

Rahm was impressed with Woods’ eagerness to keep pace despite the fact that he was struggling to put weight on his right foot for much of the round. He used his driver as a walking stick, propelling himself forward. And while his day had begun in promising fashion with par at No. 1 and birdie at No. 2, he ran out of gas down the stretch, making five bogeys plus a double at No. 17 en route to a closing 78. He finished 47th.
After the round, Rahm said, Woods was hurting even worse.

“We saw the reality afterwards that the cameras don’t see,” he said. “He puts on a bit of a show for the camera, like, he’s not going to show how much he’s really hurting. But when we finished scoring, just seeing him stand up and move around that room when there’s nobody watching, there was a difference. Especially after playing 18 holes and after sitting down when your legs cool off a little bit, it changes.”

Rahm’s round went far better. It was a challenging morning at Augusta but he finished with a five-birdie 69 to ascend to T27. And, to his surprise, his partner was an open book. In the lead-up to the Masters, Rahm had joked that Woods only ever lent his secrets to good friend Justin Thomas. But this round was different.

“Maybe because of my comments in the past he was a lot more talkative in that round,” Rahm said. “I don’t know if he was just trying to prove a point to me or not, but he was a little bit more talkative and he shared a lot of great stories, a lot of personal stories. I asked a little bit about golf and parenting … He was very open about it and very respectful about. It was great, it was great. It will be a round I remember for a long time.”

Despite his WD, Woods was on property on Wednesday, serving as tournament host. He gave a lesson in the morning to a pro-am participant. In the afternoon he cruised around the course in a golf cart, his two dogs sprinting alongside him, greeting the field. The crash took a toll, and trying to push through recovery has taken a toll, too. Woods said on Tuesday that he’d had additional procedures after playing this season, though he declined to specify.

Clock annoyance aside, Rahm was moved by that final round.

“It’s really inspiring,” he said. “How many surgeries has he had where he was written off? He’s done, he’s not playing again. He’s not only come back, he’s won tournaments, right? It seems right now that we might be reaching that point, but I don’t put anything past him. He surprised me before and he surprised a lot of people before. I’m hoping that he can keep playing, he can contend again, especially major championships.
“That Sunday’s going to be a fun one to remember.”

Tiger Woods believes the Hero World Challenge will be a low-scoring affair, despite his absence from the elite 20-man field in the Bahamas.
Woods was due to return to action at Albany for the first time since missing the cut in the 150th Open Championship in July, but withdrew on Monday due to plantar fasciitis in his right foot.

The 15-time major winner also let slip in his Tuesday press conference that he had undergone “a couple of surgeries” this year as a result of competing again following a life-threatening car accident in February 2021, although he declined to reveal any details.

Tiger Woods still plans to partner Rory McIlroy in The Match against Jordan Spieth and Justin Thomas on December 10 and contest the PNC Championship with son Charlie the following week, but for now has to focus on hosting duties at an event which benefits his foundation.

“I’m looking forward to watching these guys play,” Woods said. “The golf course is in amazing shape. I went out and took a look at it, and the golf course is running like it should.

“I think they’ll probably get the greens a little bit faster come tournament days, but other than that, there’s hardly any divots to deal with on the golf course so you’re going to see some low scores here.

“You can’t really hang around making too many pars, you’re going to get left behind. So this can be a nice birdie-fest and should be exciting for all the viewers.”

World number 16 Max Homa was paired with Woods in the first two rounds of the Open at St Andrews and admits he still finds it tough to come to terms with being friends with his childhood hero.

Homa, who is making his tournament debut this week, said: “It’s still cool. My friend who’s with me asked me if it’s still weird being around Tiger and I would say yes. It’s definitely different.

“I don’t feel like this is the thing that’s making me feel like I belong, I felt like that for quite a while, but it is very cool to be here. This event used to be in my backyard in LA, so we would go (to watch) every year.

“It’s just cool to be able to play an event that is obviously incredibly exclusive, you have to have had a great year, I guess a couple of years world ranking-wise to be here and it feels like a nice reward.”

Norway’s Viktor Hovland will defend the title he won on his tournament debut last year, with Masters champion Scottie Scheffler, US Open winner Matt Fitzpatrick, US PGA champion Justin Thomas and world number five Jon Rahm also in the field.

Tiger Woods was supposed to be preparing to tee it up at the Hero World Challenge, but a foot injury dashed his hopes of a first start since missing the cut at the Open Championship. He is in Albany for an event hosted by his foundation, and he was front and centre at a press conference and said there needs to be change at LIV Golf in order for talks to take place with the PGA Tour.

Tiger Woods has backed Rory McIlroy’s view that Greg Norman needs to depart the LIV Golf scene in order for the sport to heal the current fractures.
LIV Golf emerged on the scene earlier this year, with the Saudi-funded series throwing huge contracts at players to sign up.
Players who departed from the PGA Tour were suspended or gave up their memberships, and the animosity has continued and could end up being thrashed out in the courts.

Norman is the front-man of LIV and has traded barbs with the PGA Tour’s commissioner Jay Monahan and other leading figures.
McIlroy, who was outspoken in his criticism of LIV, softened his stance recently but said Norman had to leave in order for the two parties to reach common ground.
Norman was not drawn to comment on McIlroy’s statement, but remains front and centre of the LIV push as he travelled to his native Australia to confirm an event would take place in Adelaide in 2023.

The Australian received backing from LIV’s top-ranked recruit in Cameron Smith, who said Norman was working hard as he believed in the product.

“He believes in what he does,” Smith told The Sydney Morning Herald. “Maybe sometimes Greg comes off a little bit abrasive, but he’s just trying to get a point across. He really does believe in this thing.”

The abrasive nature Smith alluded to is what has caused issues for the likes of McIlroy and Woods, and the latter feels the only way forward is for Norman to step away.

Asked if common ground can be found, 15-time major winner Woods said: “As it is, not with their leadership, not with Greg there, and his animosity towards the Tour. I don’t see that happening.

“I think Greg has to leave, first of all. As Rory said, I think he has to leave and then we can eventually figure something out and talk freely.

“I think it has to start with leadership on their side, there is a lot of animosity. Understanding that what is happening right now is not the best fit for the future for the whole game of golf.

“Now, what is the best way for our game to grow? It’s not this way. But granted, you need to have the two bodies come together. If one side has so much animosity, someone trying to destroy our tour, then how do you work with that?”

LIV has thrown eye-watering sums of money at players, but Woods feels that alone will not bring success.
“They want to be a validated tour with world ranking points and they’re buying up tours around the world and I don’t know what their end game is,” he said. “You know, they’ve spent probably close to $2bn (£1.67m) this year. Who’s to say they can’t spend $4bn or $5bn next year? We just don’t know. It’s an endless pit of money.
“But that doesn’t necessarily create legacies either. You want to compare yourself to [Ben] Hogan, you want to compare yourself to [Sam] Snead, you want to compare yourself to [Jack] Nicklaus, you can’t do that over there, but you can on this Tour.”

Tiger Woods has announced that he will not be playing in next month’s Hero World Challenge in the Bahamas due to an issue with his right foot.

Tiger Woods, 46, has not played since the Open Championship at St Andrews in July, when he missed the cut.
He said on Monday he had developed plantar fasciitis – pain in the base of his foot.
The 15-time major winner, who has only played nine competitive rounds in 2022, hosts the tournament.

The American won the event, which takes place from 1-4 December and serves as a benefit for his TGR Foundation and other charities, five times between 2001 and 2011.

“I’ve developed plantar fasciitis in my right foot which is making it difficult to walk,” he said. “After consulting with doctors I have decided to withdraw this week and concentrate on my hosting duties.
“My plan is still to compete in The Match and the PNC Championship.”

Tiger Woods had said he would team up with Rory McIlroy against Jordan Spieth and Justin Thomas in The Match. in Florida on 10 December.

He finished 47th in the Masters this year and withdrew from the US PGA Championship following a third round of 79.

For the first time since July 15, when he walked across the Swilcan Bridge at the Old Course and waved his cap to thousands of spectators lining the 18th hole at St. Andrews, Tiger Woods returns to competition this week.

The total number of days between final putt and first tee shot will be 138. It’s an all-too-familiar occurrence in this part of the career for Woods, who turns 47 on Dec. 30.

And the Albany course in Nassau, Bahamas, has become a rather strange dateline in the saga that has seen so many ups and downs over the past decade. After years in Southern California and a one-year stopover in Orlando, the Hero World Challenge, founded by Woods and his late father, Earl, in 1999, relocated in 2015 to a place far removed from the rigors of competitive golf.
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Tiger Woods has a home at Albany and can park his yacht in a nearby marina. It’s also been a place he could work on his game in relative solitude.

The tournament is meant as a year-end reward for the top players in the game with a nice purse and an easygoing vibe. It began as the first of several fundraising initiatives for Woods’ foundation.

In recent years, it also has become the measuring stick for Woods and his progress. A rundown:

2015: The Hero moved to the Bahamas for the first time and Woods was a hobbled host. Two microdiscectomy surgeries in the fall made it hard for him to move. At a pre-tournament news conference, Woods—who had not played since August and was about to sit out an entire year—sounded like his career might be over. “I don’t see a light at the end of the tunnel,’’ he said.

2016: Woods made a much-anticipated return, having missed the entire year in 2016 while attempting to come back. During a pre-tournament range session in which Woods looked surprisingly he good, he quipped: “I’m not dead yet.” He finished 15th out of 18 players with a Sunday 76, but his Friday 65 had Albany buzzing. It was a promising result. But less than two months later, Woods missed the cut at Torrey Pines, then went all the way to Dubai to play just one round. He was done for the year.

2017: Nobody knew what to expect after Woods had a spinal fusion surgery in April that meant he could not swing a club for six months. As an assistant at the Presidents Cup in September, Woods said, “I don’t know what my future holds.” But he soon was hitting balls, releasing short video teases on Twitter, and gearing up for another comeback. He finished tied for ninth, 10 shots back of winner Rickie Fowler, done in a by a third-round 75. But the rest of the golf looked great and there was guarded hope for what was ahead in 2018.

2018: With nothing to prove after an incredibly successful and exhausting comeback, Woods could put the grind aside and serve as tournament host and not worry so much about his golf. He had contended in two major championships, the British Open and the PGA, and won the Tour Championship for his 80th PGA Tour title. It was his first win in five years. He then played (poorly) at the Ryder Cup and was due for a rest. He finished 17th out of 18 players, but nobody cared as everyone was looking ahead to 2019.

2019: Having won the Masters and then tying Sam Snead with his 82nd PGA Tour victory at the Zozo Championship, Woods was due for another victory lap. But he didn’t have time. The tournament was moved up a day to finish on Saturday so all who were competing in the Presidents Cup could get to Australia, where Woods was the playing captain. He finished fourth in the Bahamas and briefly had a chance to win on the final day before finishing four strokes back of Henrik Stenson. Then he went 3-0 at Royal Melbourne, was ranked sixth in the world heading into 2020 … then got off to a lackluster start before the pandemic derailed the season.

2020: The tournament was canceled due to the pandemic.

2021: Woods had his first news conference since the horrific car crash in February that saw him in the hospital for weeks and in need of several surgeries on his right leg. He was nowhere near ready to play golf, and Woods very much underplayed any thoughts of a comeback. But while not playing in his event, he spent a good bit of time hitting balls on the range. Amazingly, he returned at the 2022 Masters.

Now the big question is how much did four-plus months help Woods, if at all. Has there been any improvement in the injuries suffered to his right leg? Has he been able to practice?

Tiger Woods has signed up for a busy month, with The Match taking place on Dec. 10 and the PNC Championship with his son, Charlie, Dec. 17-18. But those events are with a cart.

The Hero is a four-round no-cut event which means Woods will play four straight days in competition for the first time since the Masters, where he tied for 47th. He made the cut at the PGA Championship before withdrawing after the third round. And he missed the cut at the Open.

15-time major championship winner former World No. 1, and one of the richest athletes in the world, Tiger Woods is unarguably the most decorated American golfer.

But sadly, in February 2021, the golfer was involved in an accident while driving his SUV outside the hills of Los Angeles. His car lost its balance, and Tiger Woods injured his leg.

Tiger Woods was on complete bed rest but then returned to compete at the Masters. However, his injury forced him to take a brief break from playing, and Tiger Woods has been focused on his health ever since.
The incredibly amazing golfer is now returning to play golf in December. Woods has confirmed that he will be playing in three tournaments next month, starting on November 28.

2022 Hero World Challenge Championship

The Hero World Challenge is a golf event hosted by Tiger Woods that takes place every December.
It’s an unofficial event, and the money collected from it is added to the Tiger Woods Foundation. Although it’s a part of the PGA Tour, the player’s earnings are not added to the official money.

The tournament will start on November 28 with 17 professional golfers who will enter the championship to win the purse of $3.5 million.

The Hero World Challenge will conclude on December 4 at the Albany Golf Course, and Tiger Woods recently confirmed that he will be playing at the event.

2022 Hero World Challenge players

Scottie Scheffler
Billy Horschel
Xander Schauffele
Hideki Matsuyama
Jon Rahm
Cameron Young
Justin Thomas
Sungjae Im
Collin Morikawa
Max Homa
Matt Fitzpatrick
Tom Kim
Viktor Hovland
Shane Lowry
Sam Burns
Tony Finau
Jordan Spieth
Tiger Woods
Kevin Kisner
Tommy Fleetwood

The Match

Tiger Woods will team up with current World No.1 golfer Rory McIlroy to play at The Match on December 10.
The Match is a television golf event that started in 2018, and Tiger Woods played the first season against Phil Mickelson.
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In the second season, Tiger Woods once again competed in the tournament and registered his first victory. He’ll face Jordan Spieth and Justin Thomas this year.

2022 PNC Championship

Tiger Woods announced on Friday that he will be competing at the PNC Championship alongside his 13-year-old son, Charlie Woods.
The star-studded championship will start on December 17 and conclude on December 18 at the Ritz-Carlton Golf Club Orlando.

In the championship, 20 professional golfers will be competing along with their family members who do not have PGA Tour cards.

Tiger Woods is very excited to play with his son again. He said:
“We have been looking forward to this week all year and we can’t wait to team up together for our third PNC Championship. This is such a special opportunity as a dad to get to compete with my son against so many golfing greats and their family members. It’s going to be a very special week, and I know that Charlie and I will have a blast.”

2022 PNC Championship teams

1. Vijay Singh and Qass Singh
2. David Duval and Brady Duval
3. Jim Furyk and Tanner Furyk
4. Tom Lehman and Sean Lehman
5. Parris Harrington and Patrick Harrington
6. Jordan Spieth and Shawn Spieth
7. Mark O’Meara and Sean O’Meara
8. John Daly and John Daly II
9. Bernhard Langer and Jason Langer
10. Matt Kuchar and Carson Kuchar
11. Nick Price and Greg Price
12. Justin Leonard and Luke Leonard
13. Lee Trevino and Daniel Trevino
14. Stewart Cink and Connor Cink
15. Nick Faldo and Matthew Faldo
16. Nelly Korda and Petr Korda
17. Gary Player and Jordan Player
18. Annika Sorenstam and Will McGee
19. Justin Thomas and Mike Thomas
20. Tiger Woods and Charlie Woods