Tiger Woods said Friday he will play in next week’s PGA Tour event in Los Angeles, marking his return to competitive golf after a seven-month absence as he recovers from injuries sustained in a 2021 car crash.
The former world number one, whose appearances have been limited in the past two years since the 2021 car accident that left him with severe leg injuries, last played at the British Open in July.
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Writing on Twitter on Friday, Woods said he plans to play at the February 16-19 Genesis Invitational tournament at Riviera Country Club which he hosts and benefits his charitable foundation.
“I’m ready to play an ACTUAL PGA Tour event next week @thegenesisinv,” Woods tweeted. It will be his first PGA Tour appearance outside of the majors since 2020.