Tiger Woods will compete in October after more than a year standing
Tiger Woods already has a date for his return. It will be on October 13th when you return to official competition at the Safeway Open (California), after more than a year out of the spotlight due to his physical problems, he announced a statement on its website.
Previously, the 40-year golfer Tiger Woods will be part Invitational. The event, which is unofficial, will be held on the Monterey Peninsula, also in California, on 10 and 11 October. Woods also intends to compete before the end of the year in the Turkish Airlines Open, to be played from 3 to 6 November in the Turkish city of Antalya, and the Hero World Challenge, a tournament that he himself organized, to be held 1 to 4 December in Bahamas.
The winner of 14 “majors”, which is currently ranked 711 in the world rankings, played his last tournament in August 2015. Then he underwent surgery on his back that prevented him play any tournament in 2016 and made him lose by first time in his career the four majors of the season.
“My rehabilitation is at a point where I can start making plans, but there is still work to be done,” Woods said in the statement. “If I can play it depends on my progress and recovery. I hope to be ready to do it,” he said. “I feel like going to California for my foundation and event (tournament) Safeway”. I’m also excited to return to Turkey and Albany (Bahamas). Can it be a fun autumn “, he said.