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Tiger Woods comeback

Everything you need to know about Tiger’s comeback

From tee times to the weather, here are all the important things you need to know about Tiger Woods' return to competitive action
 

What

The long-awaited return of the 14-time major champion is hitting TV screens this week at the Hero World Challenge.

After countless back surgeries, a failed return in 2016 and even an arrest it is once again time for Tiger to do his thing.

Where

The tournament takes place in the Bahamas on the island of Albany. The luxury resort of New Providence hosts the tournament and was designed by four-time major champion Ernie Els.

When

The tournament takes place from Thursday November 30 to Sunday December 3, 2017.

Why

The Hero World Challenge is a tournament Tiger Woods hosts on behalf of his foundation and charity partnerships. Although the tournament doesn’t fall under the PGA Tour umbrella there are world rankings points up for grabs alongside the $3 million purse.

Format

The Hero World Challenge is an 18-hole stroke play event played over four days with no cut. There are only 18 players in the field.

Tee times

4.10pm: Alex Noren, Daniel Berger
4.21pm: Brooks Koepka, Patrick Reed
4.32pm: Kevin Kisner, Hideki Matsuyama
4.43pm: Tiger Woods, Henrik Stenson
4.54pm: Charley Hoffman, Justin Thomas
5.05pm: Jordan Spieth, Francesco Molinari
5.16pm: Justin Rose, Dustin Johnson
5.27pm: Matt Kuchar, Kevin Chappell
5.38pm: Tommy Fleetwood, Rickie Fowler

(All times are GMT)

TV times

Thursday: Sky Sports Main Event (5.30pm), Sky Sports Golf (5.30pm)
Friday: Sky Sports Main Event (6.00pm), Sky Sports Golf (5.30pm)
Saturday: Sky Sports Main Event (7.40pm), Sky Sports Golf (5.30pm)
Sunday: Sky Sports Main Event (6.30pm), Sky Sports Golf (4.00pm)

 

Weather

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Tom is a lifetime golfer, now over 30 years playing the game. 2023 marks 10 years in golf publishing and he is still holding down a + handicap at Alwoodley in Leeds. He has played over 600 golf courses, and has been a member of at least four including his first love Louth, in Lincolnshire. Tom likes unbranded clothing, natural fibres, and pencil bags. Seacroft in Lincolnshire is where it starts and ends.

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