|Tiger Woods on Tuesday confirmed plans to play in February’s Genesis Open in Los Angeles. Photo cdn.cnn.com|
LOS ANGELES — Tiger Woods on Tuesday confirmed plans to play in February’s Genesis Open in
Woods, who returned to golf earlier this month at the Hero World Challenge in the
"I’m very excited to come back to
This is where it all started for me," Woods said.
"It was my first PGA Tour event, I was 16 years old, I weighed about 105 pounds, and it was a life-changing moment for me."
Woods’ charity arm, TGR Live, is the host of the Genesis Open, which benefits the former world number one’s Tiger Woods Foundation.
"It’s an honor to have TGR Live running this historic event that will benefit my foundation," Woods said.
Woods made an encouraging return to golf in
So far, the Genesis Open is the only event the 40-year-old has confirmed on his schedule for 2017. — AFP