For months, there has been talk about the potential return of Tiger Woods to the golf course. Fans of this golfer were impatient and hoped that Woods could return soon. Their wish came true. Woods is set to make his comeback at the upcoming Hero World Challenge later this month, marking his first competitive appearance since undergoing ankle surgery back in April.
This news was confirmed via Twitter; "Tournament host @TigerWoods to play in the 2023 #HeroWorldChallenge. He is joined by exemptions @JustinRose99 and @LucasGlover to round out the field of 20 set to complete at Albany, Bahamas Nov.
30 – Dec. 3." A few days ago, Woods was seen with Fred Couples practicing on the golf course. This could cause immediate doubts that Tiger will return soon. Woods looked ready even then, and as if he could give the best of himself.
It turned out that indeed Woods was ready for the challenges ahead.
Tiger Woods and his return: What can we expect?
It's also certain that this great golfer is looking forward to it considering how long he's been sidelined.
Many were sad because they didn't have the chance to watch Woods at the Ryder Cup. The US team lost convincingly to the European team. It is difficult to predict whether the situation would have been different if Woods had been there.
However, his appearance is certainly what we have been missing. The Hero World Challenge will consist of big names, and many will have more motivation when Woods is there. It will be interesting to see how Tiger is doing. His return shows that Tiger is ready to give his best.
The Hero World Challenge, a part of the PGA Tour schedule, differs in that it doesn’t offer FedEx Cup points or official prize money, being classified as an unofficial event