Tiger Woods to make comeback in Bahamas after nine-month damage lay-off

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Tiger Woods is to play his first match in 9 months after deciding on himself for the Hero World Problem on the finish of November.

The 14-time main winner, who hosts the match within the Bahamas, is to return following again surgical procedure which has saved him out of aggressive motion since he withdrew from the Dubai Desert Basic at first of February.

Woods underwent a fourth again operation in three years in April and earlier this month the 41-year-old’s agent Mark Steinberg mentioned he had been cleared to renew full golf exercise following a check-up along with his surgeon.

Woods introduced his participation in his personal match with a submit on Twitter which learn: “I’d like to thank the committee of 1 for picking myself and Daniel Berger to play in this years #HeroWorldChallenge.”

In a press release on his official web site Woods was quoted as saying: “I’m excited to return to aggressive golf on the Hero World Problem.

“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.”

Woods, whose TGR Dwell organisation manages the Hero World Problem, is joined within the subject of 18 by Berger who received his second PGA match this yr and represented america within the Presidents Cup.

The sphere additionally contains the world’s present high 4 ranked gamers – Dustin Johnson, Jordan Spieth, Hideki Matsuyama and Justin Thomas.

Woods was final week positioned on probation for a yr after pleading responsible to reckless driving.

He was additionally ordered to endure a diversion programme after being discovered by law enforcement officials handed out in his automobile with prescribed drugs in his system on Might 29.

Woods appeared at Palm Seaside County Courthouse on October 27 the place he was fined 250 US (£190), ordered to pay 250 to Palm Seaside County Sufferer Providers, instructed to attend a driving beneath the affect faculty and full 50 hours’ neighborhood service.

The Hero World Problem runs from November 30 to December three.