Tiger Woods will make his first look on the PGA Tour in 2024 when he tees it up on this week’s Genesis Invitational, which is being held at The Riviera Nation Membership in Los Angeles from February 15-18.
One in all eight signature occasions on the PGA TOUR schedule, Woods shall be competing alongside 70 different gamers for a $20m purse, with this 12 months’s champion set to gather a $4m prize. The event will characteristic a 36-hole minimize for the top-50 plus ties and any participant inside 10 photographs of the lead.
Woods, who can be the event’s official host, shall be joined by 22 of the highest 24 gamers within the present world rating, and 41 of the highest 50, making it one of many strongest fields of the season up to now. High-10 gamers teeing it up embrace Scottie Scheffler, Rory McIlroy, Viktor Hovland, Xander Schauffele, Wyndham Clark, Patrick Cantlay, Max Homa, Matt Fitzpatrick and Brian Harman.
Woods introduced on social media that he was “excited to be a enjoying host” at Riviera Nation Membership – in a event which advantages his basis – as he continues his newest comeback from damage.
Following his current cut up from Nike, Woods is predicted to unveil a brand new attire sponsor at The Genesis, with TaylorMade, with whom he has an tools contract, strongly tipped to be revealed because the model behind his new clothes vary following its current trademarking of a ‘Sunday Pink’ emblem that includes a tiger.
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The previous world no.1 underwent ankle surgical procedure in April final 12 months after withdrawing from the Masters in the course of the third spherical and didn’t compete once more till the Hero World Problem in December. The 48-year-old completed 18th within the 20-man discipline within the Bahamas, however mentioned after rounds of 75, 70, 71 and 72 that he was happy together with his progress.
Woods mentioned that he hoped to have the ability to play ‘a minimum of one event a month’ this 12 months, with The Gamers Championship at TPC Sawgrass (March 14-17) set to be his subsequent occasion after The Genesis, adopted by the Masters, which will get beneath approach on April 11, and the PGA Championship at Valhalla (Might 16-19).