Tiger Woods To Make Return at Hero World Challenge

Tiger Woods is set to make his return to professional golf at the 2017 Hero World Challenge Nov. 30 – Dec. 3 at Albany, Bahamas.

“I am excited to return to competitive golf at the Hero World Challenge,” Woods said in a statement. “Albany is the perfect setting and it will be great to join this outstanding field. I want to thank Pawan Munjal and Hero MotoCorp for their continued support of this tournament and my foundation. I would also like to thank the fans for their unwavering support during my injury.”

The Hero World Challenge is where Woods made his much-anticipated return to golf in 2016 as well.

Woods, whose TGR Live organization manages the Hero World Challenge, is a five-time winner of the event.

Joining Woods in the 2017 Hero World Challenge field will be seven of the top 10 ranked players in the world including No. 1 Dustin Johnson, No. 2 Jordan Spieth, and No. 3 Justin Thomas.


THE FIELD

Dustin Johnson (1), USA
Jordan Spieth (2), USA
Justin Thomas (3), USA
Hideki Matsuyama (4), Japan
Justin Rose (6), England
Brooks Koepka (7), USA
Rickie Fowler (10), USA
Jason Day (11), Australia
Marc Leishman (13), Australia
Matt Kuchar (14), USA
Alex Noren (16), Sweden
Francesco Molinari (18), Italy
Tommy Fleetwood (19), England
Patrick Reed (20), USA
Charley Hoffman (23), USA
Kevin Kisner (24), USA
Daniel Berger (27), USA
Tiger Woods (1180), USA


THE CHARITY

The Tiger Woods Foundation is the event’s charitable beneficiary along with the Tavistock Foundation and Bahamas Youth Foundation.


Credit: Tiger Woods Foundation, Getty Images


PGW Staff

This post was produced by a Pro Golf Weekly staff member.



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