Former world primary Tiger Woods has formally entered subsequent week’s Safeway Open as he edges nearer to competing in his first PGA Tour occasion since August 2015.
Woods, who has been sidelined by critical again issues, mentioned final month he deliberate to play 4 occasions earlier than the tip of the 12 months, beginning with the Tiger Woods Invitational on the Monterey Peninsula, California, on October 10.
The 40-year-old will then head north to Napa for the Safeway Open from October 13-16 and, if all goes to plan, Woods will play on the European Tour within the Turkish Airways Open in November and the Hero World Problem, which is hosted by his personal basis, within the Bahamas.
Woods has undergone three again operations within the area of 19 months and has not gained on the PGA Tour because the Bridgestone Invitational in 2013.
The 14-time main winner served as a vice-captain to Davis Love as america gained the Ryder Cup at Hazeltine final week and can carry out the identical position for Steve Stricker on the 2017 Presidents Cup, if he fails to make the crew.
His participation within the Safeway Open was introduced in an announcement from the PGA Tour, a number of hours forward of the 5pm EST deadline for entries.