Tiger Woods announced on his website today that he will be returning to competitive golf at the start of the new 2016/17 season after the Fedex Cup playoffs.
He will begin at his own Tiger Woods Invitational on the Monterey Pensinsular October 10-11, followed by the Safeway Open (formerly the Frys.Com Open) October 13-16. He then plans to compete in the Turkish Airlines Open November 3-6 and his own Hero World Challenge In the Bahamas December 1-4.
Woods last competed in the 2015 Wyndhams Championship where he tied for 10th. After two back surgeries this year he has sat out the whole of the 2016 PGA Tour season. He says:
“My rehabilitation is at the point where I am comfortable making plans but I still have work to do. Whether I can play depends on my continued recovery. My hope is to have my game ready to go in October”.
So some conditional language. Let’s hope its going to happen.